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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 …

On trial: AccessEngineering

For the next month, we have trial access to AccessEngineering, an engineering reference tool. The trial gives you access to: Over 650 of McGraw-Hill Education’s world-renowned engineering titles Exclusive self-teaching videos created by leading engineering faculty Curriculum maps designed by leading academics Time-saving calculator tools streamline common calculations and increase accuracy Data Visualisation Tools via DataVis …

Trial access: Illustrated London News Historical Archive

Until 3 March, we bring you trial access to the Illustrated London News Historical Archive, the world’s first pictorial weekly newspaper. The Archive provides a facsimile of the entire run of the Illustrated London News from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. It includes introductory essays about the history, …

Trial access – Routledge Historical Resources: History of Feminism

Until 20 December, we have trial access to Routledge Historical Resources: History of Feminism. Use this research tool to study the long nineteenth century (1776–1928) through thematic collections in areas such as Feminism, the History of Economic Thought, Romanticism and Empire. History of Feminism contains primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal …

Trial access- SAE Mobilus

Until 30th November, we have trial access to SAE MOBILUS. The platform includes over 200,000 resources covering a wide range of technologies all surrounding the aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle industries. These content types include: aerospace standards, ground vehicle standards, historical standards, technical papers, eBooks, magazines, and videos. Please note: Access is only available on-campus We’d love to …

Trial access – Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000

Until 21st November, we have trial access to the Telegraph Historical Archive. Researchers and students can perform a full text search across 1 million pages of the newspaper’s backfile from its first issue to the end of 2000, including issues of the Sunday Telegraph from 1961. Over on the Gale blog, the content creation team have …

Trial access to ProQuest Congressional Research Digital Collection

Until 11th November, we have trial access to ProQuest Congressional Research Digital Collection. The collection comprises: – Congressional Research (CRDC) Part A 1830-2003 – Congressional Research (CRDC) Part B 2004-2010 – Congressional Research (CRDC) Part C 2011 – Congressional Research (CRDC) Part D 2012 – Congressional Research (CRDC) Part E 2013 – Congressional Research (CRDC) …

Trial access to The Nation and The New Republic

At the request of an academic colleague in American & Canadian Studies, we have trial access to two primary sources of American alternative journalism: The Nation and The New Republic.   The Nation Archive digital archive contains thousands of historic articles, editorials, letters, reviews, poems, and puzzles dating back to the magazine’s first issue from July 6, 1865. Offering more …

Trial access to Kanopy video streaming

Until 24th June, we have trial access to Kanopy. Kanopy is a video streaming platform offering a “Netflix-like” user experience and a broad selection of documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers. The collection contains over 28,000 films from 850 producers such as Criterion Collection PBS HBO The Video Project New Day …

Trial access to LGBT Life with Full Text

Until June 10th, you can enjoy full-text coverage for the most important literature regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. LGBT Life with Full Text  from EBSCO includes: More than 140 full-text journals More than 160 full-text books and reference materials More than 350 abstracted and indexed books and reference works LGBT thesaurus containing more than 9,800 …