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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 …

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 …

On trial: Medicines Complete

We are pleased to announce the start of a trial with Medicines Complete. We already subscribe to several of their publications, but for a limited time the following resources will also be accessible: Palliative Care Formulary Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poison AHFS Drug Information Handbook on Injectable Drugs Herbal Medicines Orange Guide Dale and …

On trial: Proquest Periodicals Archive Collection 8

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to Proquest Periodicals Archive Collection 8 This is a  major archive that makes the backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. The database spans more than two …

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 …