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On trial: Newspaper Archive

We are pleased to bring you trial access to the Newspaper Archive, the largest historical newspaper database online. The archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events and world news. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date. The trail runs until Tuesday 19 June 2018. Please note: …

Dive into Africa’s economy using the Africa Development Data Explorer

We’re pleased to bring you trial access to Africa Development Data Explorer (ADDaX) by EastView. This trial will be available until the end of May 2018. ADDaX is the fastest and most accurate resource for reference data from Africa. Data is collated from multiple sources to provide researchers with an unparalleled reference source of all 54 African …

On trial: African American Newspapers (1827-1998) Series 1 and 2

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to African American Newspapers. The trial runs until 5 June 2018. African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, provides online access to approximately 270 US newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection, which includes papers from more than 35 states, …

On trial: Historical newspaper archives

We’re pleased to bring you trial access to a number of historical newspaper archives from Gale Primary Sources: The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 The Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2016 British Library Newspapers, parts III – V   The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 The Daily Telegraph was launched in 1855, and within 10 years was able …

On trial: New York Amsterdam News and Chicago Defender

We currently have trial access to New York Amsterdam News (1922–1993) and Chicago Defender (1910-1975). These historical newspaper collections provide researchers with first-hand accounts and information that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources. The New York Amsterdam News grew to become one of the leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential …

On trial: Women’s Studies Archive – Women’s Issues and Identities

We currently have trial access to the Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities. The Archive focuses on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. This collection of primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers and periodicals gives insight into some of the pioneers of women’s movements. It explores the history …

On trial: The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991

We have trial access to The Listener Historical Archive 1929-1991. Developed as the medium for reproducing broadcasts, The Listener (1929-1991) was the weekly newspaper published by the BBC. The complete archive of this landmark publication is an essential witness to the intellectual and cultural history of the twentieth century, and also to the golden years …

Trial access: Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I and II

February is LGBT History Month. To celebrate we’re again bringing you trial access to Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940. This archive presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. We set up a trial last LGBT History Month too. Since then, the archive …

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: British Online Archives

Our latest trial is British Online Archives. This is an online platform providing students and academics access to primary source material from archives held within both private collections and institutions across Britain. The growing collections include: War diaries from World War 1; Military Intelligence files from the Cold War and World War Two; documents from …