Tag: American Studies

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Accessible Archives: database trial

March 12th, 2012 at 11:03

We are running a trial of Accessible Archives, a database that covers a diverse range of American cultural and historical documents, images, newspapers, and periodicals.   The collections include: African American Newspapers American County Histories to 1900 The Civil War Collection Godey’s Lady’s Book The Liberator The Pennsylvania Gazette The Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue The Pennsylvania Newspaper [...]

BBC releases more archive programmes to coincide with current BBC 4 All American season

November 18th, 2011 at 08:11

From the BUFVC blog: “To tie in with BBC Four’s All American season… which [explores] the cultural heritage of 20th century America, the BBC has made available online 15 full-length programmes on this theme from its archive.  The titles, broadcast between 1965 and 2001, explore US art, technology, politics and society. They include examples from [...]

Public Papers of the American Presidents – online

October 13th, 2011 at 11:10

The Public Papers of the American Presidents are available online through our subscription to HeinOnline (access via the eLibrary Gateway). Within the database, select US Presidential Library.  This library includes such titles as Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Public Papers of the Presidents, CFR Title 3 (Presidents), Daily and Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, [...]

New resources in Literature Online

June 22nd, 2011 at 02:06

Literature Online (LION) has added three new journals to its online resources: Chinese Literature, Essays, Articles, Reviews, Shakespeare Bulletin and the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. Also, the NWSA Journal: A Publication of the National Women’s Studies Association has changed its name to Feminist Formations and continues under that title. The addition of these new journals brings [...]

New Oxford American Dictionary

April 25th, 2011 at 09:04

The New Oxford American Dictionary is available through UNLOC and the eLibrary Gateway on Oxford Reference Online. The third edition is edited by Angus Stevenson and Christine A. Lindberg and contains over 350,000 words, phrases, and senses. As Oxford’s flagship American dictionary, the New Oxford American Dictionary sets the standard of excellence for lexicography in [...]

New York Philharmonic: Digital Archive now live

February 7th, 2011 at 07:02

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra have just launched their digital archive.  It contains a wealth of documents from 1943 to 1970 [the International Era]. From the website: “The International Era was selected for several reasons. It is the time when the United States becomes a world power and New York City its cultural capital; when [...]

New journals in Literature Online (LION)

January 5th, 2011 at 10:01

Six new journals have been added to the full-text content of Literature Online:  Book History Cahiers Victoriens & Édouardiens Eudora Welty Review Fantasy Commentator Mythlore JASAL: Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature Literature Online can be accesed through the eLibrary Gateway.

New link on eLibrary Gateway: Bracero History Archive

December 8th, 2010 at 10:12

Between 1942 and 1964, millions of guest Mexican agricultural workers came to work in more than half the states in America under the auspices of the Bracero program.  The Bracero History Archive collects and makes available the oral histories and artifacts pertaining to the Bracero program.  It is available through the eLibrary Gateway under the subject [...]

UNLECC: University of Nottingham library electronic card catalogue

November 3rd, 2010 at 03:11

Have you ever noticed the Electronic Card Catalogue link at the top of UNLOC?   Have you ever wondered what it is? Not all the books we have in Hallward have been added to UNLOC yet.  There are materials in the arts and social sciences, and music scores and books that are only searchable through UNLECC, [...]

Credo Reference: database trial

1 October 18th, 2010 at 04:10

Credo Reference is a completely customizable general reference solution for learners and librarians. Offering more than 500 hundred highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers; Credo General Reference covers every major subject. Access is via the eLibrary Gateway.  The trial lasts until 17th November.  Comments and feedback on this resource will be most welcome.