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On trial: British Online Archives

Our latest trial is British Online Archives. This is an online platform providing students and academics access to primary source material from archives held within both private collections and institutions across Britain. The growing collections include: War diaries from World War 1; Military Intelligence files from the Cold War and World War Two; documents from …

On trial: UN Comtrade

We currently have a trial set up to Premium access for UN Comtrade, a repository of official international trade statistics and relevant analytical tables. It gives you instant access to more than 3.3 billion records on merchandise trade from over 200 reporting countries or areas covering 54 years of data and more than 6000 different products. …

On trial: SPIE Digital Library

Our latest trial is to the SPIE Digital Library. This resource provides students and researchers with access to the world’s largest collection of research papers in optics and photonics. The collection includes journals, conference papers/presentations and over 300 e-books. Topics covered include applied remote sensing, optical engineering, biomedical optics, electronic imaging and astronomical telescopes, instruments …

On trial: U.S. Intelligence on Asia, 1945-1991

Our latest trial is to U.S. Intelligence on Asia, 1945-1991. This collection provides students and researchers with the declassified documentary record about the successes and failures of the U.S. intelligence community in the Far East during the Cold War. Particular emphasis is given to America’s principal antagonists in Asia during the Cold War era: the …

On trial: Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

Our latest trial is to the Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, giving you access to every page of every copy of the TLS published from 1902-2012. Founded in 1902 as a supplement to The Times (London), for more than 100 years the Times Literary Supplement has forged a reputation for fine writing, literary discoveries and insightful debate. Since …

On trial: Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle

We bring you trial access to the Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle Collection, part of the Archives Unbound series which presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents. The Collection contains more than 8,400 images from the FBI LIbrary dating between 1970-1983. You will see the Black Liberation Army and the Program …

On trial: ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers

This historical newspaper collection provides researchers with first-hand accounts and information that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources. The Black Newspapers Collection allows you to Examine the diversity of stances during the civil rights movement, including: endorsements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or Malcolm X, and the debate about integration and the Negro …

On trial: British Library Newspapers parts III – V

The British Library Newspapers series offers researchers access to four centuries of national and regional newspapers, supporting research in history, literature, Victorian studies, genealogy, fine arts, finance and economics, political science, and more. We already have access to British Library Newspapers Parts I and II (1800-1900), and 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers. These collections were …

Your chance to recommend more ebooks

You’re already helping to select the ebooks that we buy. Here’s another opportunity for you to help us choose books from a leading academic publisher. We’re delighted to bring you trial access to Elgaronline, the online content platform for Edward Elgar Publishing (EEP). EEP is an international academic and professional publisher with a strong focus …

On trial: Mapping the World – Maps and Travel Literature

This month, our friends in History have been looking at ‘Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature‘, part of Cengage’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online primary source digitization program. ‘Mapping the World’ includes historic atlases, gazetteers, travel narratives and a variety of maps to offer unique insight into the age of cartography and the rise of …