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On trial: Alexander Street Black Studies 

We are pleased to announce a month’s trial for  Alexander Street Black Studies. These interdisciplinary resources feature rare and unique materials that survey the black experience throughout history, culture, literature, arts, drama and more. Researchers will find essential contributions from black writers, historians, filmmakers, and cultural figures representing many different backgrounds and contexts.   There are 300,000 pages …

On trial: Making of the Modern World

We are pleased to announce a trial of The Making of the Modern World This resource covers The Goldsmiths’-Kress Collection 1450-1850 and supports research across various disciplines by looking at trade and wealth and how they contributed to the development of the modern Western world. It gives access to primary sources and rare books, some …

On trial: Women’s Studies Archive

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a worldwide annual event which celebrates women’s achievements, raises awareness against bias and encourages everyone to take action for equality. To mark IWD on 8 March, we’re pleased to bring you trial access to the Women’s Studies Archive from Gale Cengage. This primary source archive traces the path of women’s …

On trial: Political Extremism and Radicalism

We are pleased to announce a trial for Political Extremism and Radicalism from Gale Cengage. The archival collections cover a wide range of fringe political movements. It focuses on political extremism and radical thought, with material from groups in the far right and radical left. The collections cover the period from the 1900s to 2010s …

On trial: BBC handbooks, annual reports and accounts, 1927-2002 (British Online Archives) 

BBC handbooks, annual reports and accounts, 1927-2002 (British Online Archives)  We are pleased to announce a month’s trial for BBC handbooks, annual reports and accounts, 1927-2002 and  BBC Listener research department report 1937-c.1950 This collection contains handbooks, annual reports and accounts published by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) between 1927 and 2002. In addition, the …

On trial: Drama Online (‘Context & Criticism’ and ‘Theatre Craft’)

Drama Online trial for ‘Context & Criticism’ and ‘Theatre Craft’ We are pleased to announce a month’s trial of two resources from Drama Online – ‘Context & Criticism’ and ‘Theatre Craft’. Context & Criticism contains The Arden Shakespeare Studies Archive which provides historical, critical, and theoretical background to Shakespeare’s work, and the Bloomsbury Methuen Drama …

On trial: British Library Newspapers parts III – V

British Library Newspapers consists of collections from the British Library which span over 200 years of newspaper publishing in the U.K. In five parts, this series forms one of the largest collections of regional newspapers from the UK. Titles from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales have been digitized, providing an alternative voice to the major …

Trial access: Additional Collections in the Archives of Sexuality & Gender LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940

University of Nottingham Libraries have ongoing access to Gale’s Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940, Part I. To mark LGBT+ History Month 2020, we’ve arranged trial access to two further collections within the archive. The trial runs until 4 March. About the Archives The Archives connect students and researchers to …

On trial: Wiley Digital Archives: Royal Geographical Society collection

We are pleased to announce a month’s trial for the Wiley Digital Archives: Royal Geographical Society collection. This resource includes materials from the Society’s library, hundreds of thousands of manuscript maps with fieldnotes, correspondence, and other manuscript material. The Society was founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences, and this collection sheds light …

On trial: Stalin Digital Archive

We are pleased to announce a month’s trial for the Stalin Digital Archive. Joseph Stalin’s life (1878–1953) coincided with the most momentous events of the twentieth century: two world wars, several revolutions in Russia and China, the Cold War, and the dawn of the nuclear age. Stalin was influential in the Chinese revolutions and communist …