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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 …

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 – Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab

Guest Blog by Erin Snyder, Director of the Faculty of Arts Digital Transformations Hub Last summer, I was pleased to attend the Digital Humanities Congress 2018 at the University of Sheffield. Gale were showcasing their new Digital Scholar Lab and I was impressed enough to ask the library to help set up a trial at …

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 …

On trial: Colonial State Papers

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Colonial State Papers Colonial State Papers   The Colonial State Papers offers access to over 7,000 hand-written documents and more than 40,000 bibliographic records with this incredible resource on Colonial History. In addition to Britain’s colonial relations with the Americas and other European rivals for power, …

On trial: The Cecil Papers

We are pleased to bring you trial access to The Cecil Papers The Cecil Papers   The Cecil Papers is a major collection of early-modern historical documents from the reigns of Elizabethan I and James I/VI. More than 150,000 pages have been digitised in full colour to create a definitive online archive of almost 30,000 manuscript …

On trial: Harper’s Bazaar

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to Harper’s Bazaar Harper’s Bazaar, a comprehensive, searchable archive of every page, advertisement, and cover of the Harper’s Bazaar US and UK editions, from 1867 to the present. The issues are reproduced as high-resolution colour page images and supported by fully searchable text and …