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On trial: American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution and Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797 from British Online Archives

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to 2 resources from the British Online Archives Collections: American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797   American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution This is a vital …

Libraries Week 2019: 12 of our favourite digital resources

Part of our Libraries Week 2019 blog series Today we’re continuing our celebration of Libraries Week by sharing twelve of our favourite digital resources and collections at the University of Nottingham. 1. Over 300,000 ebooks Did you know our digital collections include over 300,000 ebooks and we’re adding to these every day? Most recently, we’ve …

Libraries Week 2019

Monday 7 October marks the start of Libraries Week – an annual nationwide celebration of libraries. The theme for 2019’s celebrations is digital. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing some of our favourite digital resources to support your studying, teaching, research or personal development. Follow @UoNLibraries on Twitter throughout the week for updates Our digital …

Over £11,400 raised to support literacy projects!

Over the summer, we’ve been removing some final copies of low-use books from our libraries and stores in order to improve access to more relevant texts. We’ve worked with our academic community to make decisions about which titles to discard. In this blog post, we want to tell you a bit more about what happens …

EBSCOhost The New Republic Archive

EBSCOhost The New Republic Archive We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to The New Republic Archive, which is a digital collection of the prominent political and cultural opinion magazine, covering issues from 1914 to the present. Providing full-text, indexing and abstracting, the archive is an essential tool for researchers of …

Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016

Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016 We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016, which is the fully searchable digital archive of what was once the world’s largest-selling newspaper. Researchers and students can full-text search across 1 million pages of the newspaper’s backfile from its first issue to the …

Aurora Metro Books

 Aurora Metro Books We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to Aurora Metro Books. With over 120 plays as well as a formidable list of non-fiction books on theatre, the Aurora Metro Books collection offers a wide-ranging and highly contemporary list of new drama with collections of women’s drama, international drama …

On trial: Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 -1876

Our latest trial is to Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 -1876. A full-text collection of 18th- and 19th-century Caribbean newspapers providing a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within the Caribbean Islands. The collection features over 140 newspapers from 22 islands covering topics such as the Atlantic slave trade, colonial …

On trial: Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990

We currently have trial access to the Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990, parts I & II. This database is an archive of the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) which focuses on civil rights, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court. Its records offer researchers a …

On trial – Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab

Guest Blog by Erin Snyder, Director of the Faculty of Arts Digital Transformations Hub Last summer, I was pleased to attend the Digital Humanities Congress 2018 at the University of Sheffield. Gale were showcasing their new Digital Scholar Lab and I was impressed enough to ask the library to help set up a trial at …