Tag: Politics

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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.

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 [...]

Kissinger Transcripts: new database

August 2nd, 2012 at 12:08

We have purchased the database The Kissinger Transcripts: A Verbatim Record of U.S. Diplomacy, 1969–1977, a portion of the Digital National Security Archive.

Declassified Documents Reference System: new database

July 17th, 2012 at 08:07

The Declassified Documents Reference System, or DDRS, published by Gale Cengage, is now available on the eLibrary Gateway.  Declassified Documents Reference System provides online access to more than 600,000 pages of previously classified government documents.  From the publisher: As a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive source, DDRS’s greatest value lies in the wealth of facts and insights that it provides in connectionwith the [...]

Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice: database trial

May 4th, 2011 at 08:05

We are trialing the database Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice. The trial is available on campus only, via the eLibrary Gateway.  It will end 31 May.  This database includes documents, maps, and images, and encompasses broad themes, including: 1) Slavery in the Early Americas 2) African Coast 3) Middle Passage 4) Slavery and Agriculture Case Studies: American South, [...]

Connected Histories: Sources for Building British History, 1500-1900

April 7th, 2011 at 08:04

Connected Histories provides a single point of access to a wide range of distributed digital resources relating to early modern and nineteenth-century British history. It incorporates the following digital sources: • British History Online • British Newspapers 1600-1900 • Charles Booth Online Archive • Clergy of the Church of England Database 1540–1835 • London Lives, 1690–1800 • Old Bailey Proceedings Online, [...]

Cambridge Histories Online: database trial

2 April 4th, 2011 at 08:04

We have a 30-day trial of the complete Cambridge Histories Online.  From the website: “Key Features: Contains over 270 volumes published since 1960, equating to around 196,000 pages of unrivalled scholarship Unique & dynamic content Covers over 15 different academic subjects Search and browse content (basic & advanced search and a content specific browse) Personalisation including, [...]

New journal subscription: Utilitas

March 23rd, 2011 at 11:03

Our new subscription to Utilitas, requested by the Department of Philosophy, is now active.  From the publisher: Utilitas is the leading academic forum for those interested in utilitarian studies and one of the leading international journals in ethics. It offers high quality research in all aspects of the development of utilitarian thought and in all areas in which [...]