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Kafkas Werke

The Franz Kafka resource Kafkas Werke has moved to the ProQuest platform. Franz Kafka was a German writer who became a well–regarded figure in 20th century literature. His novels and short stories featured surreal and strange elements, exploring themes of guilt, alienation and existential angst. Kafka was not very well known until after his death in 1924, when his friend and literary executor Max Brod …

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: 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 …

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 …

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Early English Books Online (EEBO) features page images of almost every work printed in the British Isles and North America, as well as works in English printed elsewhere from 1470-1700. From the first book printed in English through to the ages of Spenser, Shakespeare and of the English Civil War, EEBO’s content draws on authoritative and respected …

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 …

On trial: Digital National Security Archive

Digital National Security Archive, a comprehensive collection of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. Collections cover the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post-World War II through the 21st century. The trial runs until 30/11/2019 Do let us know what you think. Please send your …

On trial: National Theatre Collection

University of Nottingham Libraries are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access for staff and students to the National Theatre Collection part of the Drama Online Collection. National Theatre Collection Drawing on 10 years of NT Live broadcasts, alongside high-quality archive recordings never previously seen outside of the NT’s Archive, the National Theatre Collection launched …