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February 20, 2023, by Sarah

On trial: AM Explorer

Until 7 May 2023, we have extended access to AM Explorer. AM Explorer is the gateway to a broad and diverse range of primary source content spanning the fifteenth to twenty-first centuries.

Content includes:

  • Government and military documents
  • Correspondence, diaries and oral histories
  • Films, photographs and sheet music
  • Literary works and prompt books
  • Court records, charters and trade documents

For 3 months, you can access all 122 digital collections spanning the social sciences and humanities, such as:

  • Age of Exploration
  • American History, 1493-1945
  • China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980
  • Confidential Print
  • First World War Portal
  • Foreign Office Files
  • Literary Manuscripts
  • Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice
  • Socialism on Film
  • Women in The National Archives.
Some of the collections available as part of this trial to AM Explorer

Some of the collections available as part of this trial to AM Explorer


AM have produced this video Introduction to AM Explorer – YouTube (7:41 mins) to help you get an overview of the breadth of the coverage along with tips for searching the platform.

Do let us know what you think. Please send your feedback to the Libraries Collections team:

Images of some of the AM collections that Nottingham already owns.

We already have ongoing access to these AM Collections

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