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PsycTESTS

By Sarah Gilmore, on 1 August 2014

UCL now has access to PsycTESTS.

PsycTESTS focuses primarily on unpublished tests, developed by researchers but not made commercially available. Records link to materials describing the test in peer-reviewed literature, technical reports, or dissertations and related peer-reviewed literature describing test development, review, or use.

If you have any questions about using the database, please contact your subject librarian

Trial access to Art and Architecture Archive & Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

By Sarah Gilmore, on 1 August 2014

UCL has trial access to Art and Architecture Archive and Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive until 31st August 2014.

Art and Architecture Archive  is a full-text archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive is an archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theatre are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.

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New East View Databases

By Sarah Gilmore, on 1 August 2014

UCL now has access to Sovetskaia Kul’tura Digital Archive and Social Movements, Elections, Ephemera

Sovetskaia Kul’tura Digital Archive - Kul’tura (Culture) is an important Russian weekly newspaper. An indispensable source of information on the developing and ever changing attitudes towards arts and culture in the Soviet and Russian societies.

 Social Movements, Elections, Ephemera - This series offers a comprehensive collection of election related material to date from the countries of the former Soviet Union. Includes party programs, propaganda material, collections of special editions of newspapers and literature produced by political parties or candidates. The collection covers:

  •  Belarus Presidential Election, 2010
  •  Russia Presidential Election 2012
  • Russia State Duma Election, 2011
  • South Ossetia Presidential Election, 2012
  • Ukraine Parliamentary Election, 2012

If you have any questions about using the database, please contact your subject librarian.

Trial access to Cairn journal collection

By Anna Sansome, on 31 July 2014

UCL has trial access to the Cairn collection of e-journals until 31 August 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

The Cairn collection is made up of over 300 French-language e-journals in the humanities and social sciences from major French and Belgian publishers.

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Trial access to Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online

By Sarah Gilmore, on 31 July 2014

UCL has trial access to Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online until 29th August 2014.

The Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum systematically collects newly published Greek inscriptions as well as publications on previously known documents. It presents complete Greek texts of all new inscriptions with a critical apparatus; it summarizes new readings, interpretations, and studies of known inscriptions, and occasionally presents the Greek text of these documents.
The online edition includes all SEG volumes, and will incorporate all future volumes in the series. Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online is automatically updated upon publication of the annual volume.

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Cold War Intelligence

By Sarah Gilmore, on 18 July 2014

 

UCL now has access to the Cold War Intelligence.

Cold War Intelligence is a collection of 2,360 formerly classified U.S. government documents (most classified Top Secret or higher). It provides a declassified documentary record of the successes and failures of the U.S. intelligence community in its efforts to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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Times Digital Archive

By Sarah Gilmore, on 18 July 2014

We are pleased to announce that UCL’s access to Times Digital Archive has been increased to cover the period 1785-2008.

The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2008 offers access to 220 years of The Times and contains in total:

  • 1.4m pages
  • Nearly 70,000 issues 
  • More than 11m articles
  • Circulation figures for The Times - approx. 430,000

 

Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 17 July 2014

UCL now has access to the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online.

The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online presents a complete reappraisal of this major Renaissance writer, complementing and extending the seven-volume print edition of Jonson’s works published in 2012.

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Nineteenth Century Collections Online – Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature

By Sarah Gilmore, on 10 July 2014

UCL has trial access to Nineteenth Century Collections Online – Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature until 6th August 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online – Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature features a series of fully searchable, historical maps. Mapping the World reflects the massive industrialisation, imperialism, and exploration taking place during the Nineteenth Century. Researchers can access online fully searchable, full-image maps, travel diaries, gazetteers, and guide books spanning the globe. The archive helps develop a rich insight into the era of cartography, illuminating the changes taking place in map creation and providing a textured and layered reading of the age of imperialism.

Includes:
    • Atlases/manuscripts
    • European, Asian and Mid-East Travel Maps
    • Maritime/nautical charts
    • Battlefields
    • Ordnance surveys
    • Topographical Maps

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New Electronic Resources

By Sarah Gilmore, on 26 June 2014

UCL now has access to the following Electronic Resources:

Early European Books Online, Collection 5

Economist Historical Archive

Financial Times Historical Archive

The Making of the Modern World

Victorian Popular Culture

The Wellesley Index

If you have any questions about using the database, please contact your subject librarian.