Tag: History

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American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834 and 1835-1858: database trials

May 8th, 2014 at 10:05

We are running trials of two EBSCO databases, American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834 and American Literary Periodicals 1835-1858.  The trials can be accessed from on campus at these links: American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834:,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=ald American Literary Periodicals, 1835-1858:,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=alt The trial runs until 28th May. For a list of the titles included in the 1782-1834 collection, please [...]

New resource: African American National Biography

May 8th, 2014 at 08:05

Hallward Library level 4 reference now includes the 12 volume African American National Biography plus two more volumes of supplements. This invaluable reference resource contains over “4,000 entries written and signed by distinguished scholars under the direction of Editors in Chief Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, the African American National Biography.  [It] is the most [...]

The NAACP Papers Collection: database trial

1 May 7th, 2014 at 10:05

We are running a trial of the Proquest History Vault  NAACP collections. The trial is available on campus, and will run through 5 June 2014. Access the trial here: From Proquest: With a timeline that runs from 1909 to 1972, users can examine the realities of segregation in the early 20th century to the triumphs of the [...]

The Women’s Library has moved to the LSE

March 13th, 2014 at 09:03

The Women's Library @ LSE celebrated its new home with an official opening ceremony yesterday. It is now located in a reading room at the London School of Economics in Aldwych and will be open to the public from the end of this month.

Underground and Independent Comics, Comix and Graphic Novels: database trial

March 7th, 2014 at 03:03

We are currently running a trial of the Alexander Street Press collection Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels.  From the publisher: Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels is the first ever scholarly, primary-source database focused on adult comic books and graphic novels. Here are the works of artists both celebrated and [...]

Europeana 1914-1918: new website launched

February 4th, 2014 at 10:02

  Europeana 1914-1918 is the most important pan-European collection of original First World War source material. It is the result of three years of work by 20 European countries and will include: 400,000 rare documents digitised by 10 state libraries in Europe 660 hours of unique film material digitised by audiovisual archives the personal papers [...]

Nottingham Medieval Studies: access to the e-version is now available

January 30th, 2014 at 10:01

We now have full electronic access to the journal ‘Nottingham Medieval Studies’ from Volume 1, 1957 to the present.  You can get the full text on- and off-campus via the eLibrary Gateway ‘Find ejournal’ tab.

Wiley’s Online Encyclopedia of Ancient History: database trial

November 4th, 2013 at 02:11

The libraries are running a trial of the Wiley Online Encyclopedia of Ancient History. The publisher’s description: “The only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world. Our board of experienced and internationally diverse editors has collected over 5,000 original entries spanning the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE. [...]

New Republic digital archives: database trial

October 30th, 2013 at 08:10

The Libraries are running a trial of the New Republic digital archive from EBSCO.   The New Republic is an American opinion magazine, founded in 1914, which addresses politics, foreign policy, the Arts, and culture. The trial is available from both on and off campus from this link,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=fjh, or via the eLibrary Gateway. The trial [...]

National Review digital archive: database trial

October 28th, 2013 at 02:10

  The libraries are running a trial of the Ebsco Host digital archive of the conservative American news, opinion and commentary magazine National Review. From Ebsco:  National Review has been an important American journal of opinion since its inception in 1955 by William F. Buckley Jr. … This database offers complete indexing, abstracting, and full text [...]