Thanks to a request from a HCA student the Library currently has trial access to Early American Newspapers, Series 1 from Readex, which offers fully searchable issues from over 730 invaluable American newspapers from the period 1690-1876.
Did you know the Library currently has trial access to a number of databases from British Online Archives?
British Online Archives are one of the U.K.’s leading academic publishers. Their goal is to provide students and researchers with access to unique collections of primary source documents. Their databases cover 1,000 years of world history, from politics and warfare to slavery and medicine.
At the Library we currently have trial access to 7 databases from BOA. All can be accessed from the E-resources Trials page:
Britannia and Eve, 1926-1957 Trial ends: 3rd March 2023
Thanks to a request from a researcher in HCA the Library currently has trial access to the Radical Irish Newspaper Archives, an extraordinary collection of over 115 Irish radical and political newspapers, journals, pamphlets and bulletins.
You can access the Radical Irish Newspaper Archives via the E-resources trials page.
Access is available directly on-campus or off-campus with VPN.
I’m very pleased to let you know that the Library has recently purchased The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2016 from Gale, the fully searchable digital archive of what was once the world’s largest-selling newspaper.
BOA provide students and researchers with access to unique collections of primary source documents. Their website hosts over 3 million records drawn from both private and public archives. These records are organised thematically, covering 1,000 years of world history, from politics and warfare to slavery and medicine. Continue reading →
I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the South Asia Archive from Taylor & Francis, a specialist digital platform providing global electronic access to culturally and historically significant literary material produced from within, and about, the South Asian region.
I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers from Gale which provides access to a collection of 400 U.S. newspapers, covering a broad cross-section of publications allowing you to experience nineteenth century American culture, daily life and events.
Looking for primary sources and historical documents for your dissertation or research project? Interested in finding out more about how to search some of the primary source databases you have access to at the Library? Looking to use archive newspapers for your research?
ProQuest are giving our students and staff the opportunity to join their training team for a series of seminars exploring their extensive Primary Source collections, which you have access to from the Library. In each 30-minute tutorial, you will take a deep dive into key ProQuest resources and will learn the best search strategies, tips and tricks for getting the most relevant results for your research projects. This is a really great opportunity to learn from the experts how to use these fantastic resources and find relevant material for you. Continue reading →
I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to African American Newspapers Series 1 and 2 from Readex. These fascinating databases provide online access to approximately 330 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience.