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On trial: American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution and Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797 from British Online Archives

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to 2 resources from the British Online Archives Collections: American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797   American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution This is a vital …

Libraries Week 2019: Are you ready for the digital workplace?

Part of our Libraries Week 2019 blog series According to the Jisc Digital experience insights survey 2018, only 41% of UK students felt that their course prepared them for the digital workplace. In response to this, students at the University of Nottingham have been given access to the Jisc Digital Discovery Tool to self-assess their digital capabilities …

EBSCOhost The New Republic Archive

EBSCOhost The New Republic Archive We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to The New Republic Archive, which is a digital collection of the prominent political and cultural opinion magazine, covering issues from 1914 to the present. Providing full-text, indexing and abstracting, the archive is an essential tool for researchers of …

Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016

Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016 We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016, which is the fully searchable digital archive of what was once the world’s largest-selling newspaper. Researchers and students can full-text search across 1 million pages of the newspaper’s backfile from its first issue to the …

Aurora Metro Books

 Aurora Metro Books We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to Aurora Metro Books. With over 120 plays as well as a formidable list of non-fiction books on theatre, the Aurora Metro Books collection offers a wide-ranging and highly contemporary list of new drama with collections of women’s drama, international drama …

On trial: Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 -1876

Our latest trial is to Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 -1876. A full-text collection of 18th- and 19th-century Caribbean newspapers providing a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within the Caribbean Islands. The collection features over 140 newspapers from 22 islands covering topics such as the Atlantic slave trade, colonial …

On trial: Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990

We currently have trial access to the Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990, parts I & II. This database is an archive of the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) which focuses on civil rights, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court. Its records offer researchers a …

On trial: historical collections from Gale Primary Sources

The library subscribes to a range of content from Gale. To complement the current trial to the Digital Scholar Lab we’re pleased to also bring you trial access to a number of historical collections from Gale Primary Sources:   Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855 – 2000 British Library Newspapers III, IV, V …

On trial: European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection

Our latest trial is to Nineteenth Century Collections Online: European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection. This Collection includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles sourced from the library of Victor Amadeus, whose Castle Corvey collection was one of the most spectacular discoveries of the late 1970s. European Literature, 1790-1840: The …

On trial: Proquest LGBT Magazine Archive

  We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to: Proquest LGBT Magazine Archive  This archive offers backfiles to many of the leading, established, long-running LBGT periodicals. Key titles include The Advocate, Gay Times, The Pink Paper, Man and Society and Transgender Tapestry. Coverage is from the first issue of each publication, with the earliest …