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Trial access to Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia (Adam Matthew)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 24 May 2018

UCL has trial access to Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia until 21st June 2018. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Please note that PDF download options are not available during the trial.

Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia is a primary source database which features a varied array of records of traders, travellers, missionaries and diplomats, from the mid-seventeenth century to the late twentieth century, offering Western perspectives on all aspects of Chinese culture and society.

Highlights include:

  • British government records covering economic development in China and its neighbours, 1950-1980
  • Correspondence from the Macartney Embassy, the first British diplomatic mission to China, 1892-94
  • The diaries, notebooks and published writings of Rewi Alley (1897-1987), New Zealand educator and industrial organiser in communist China

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Trial access to Nineteenth Century US Newspapers (Gale)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 9 May 2018

UCL has trial access to Nineteenth Century US Newspapers until 31st May 2018.

Nineteenth Century US Newspapers provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life, among other subjects.

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Trial access to Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive (Adam Matthew)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 4 May 2018

UCL has trial access to Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive until 29th May 2018. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Please note that PDF download options are not available during the trial

Sourced from the archive of The Worshipful Company of Stationers & Newspaper Makers, located at Stationers’ Hall in the City of London, Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive allows access to a vast and unique collection of primary source documents dating from 1554 to the 21st century. The collection is of particular importance to those studying the history of the book as well as publishing history, the history of copyright and the workings of an early London Livery Company.

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Trial access to The Littman E-Library of Jewish Civilization

By Sarah Gilmore, on 12 April 2018

UCL has trial access to The Littman E-Library of Jewish Civilization until 12th May 2018.

Founded by Louis Littman in memory of his father to explore, explain, and perpetuate the Jewish heritage, The Littman E-Library of Jewish Civilization published its first book in 1965. It has gone on to publish many highly regarded titles, and has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading publishers in the field.

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Trial access to Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 (Adam Matthew)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 28 March 2018

UCL has trial access to Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 until 25th April 2018. Please note that PDF download options are not available during the trial

This collection of files from the Foreign Office (later the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) and Dominions Office focuses on the political and social history of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 consists of the complete run of documents in the series DO 133, DO 134 and FCO 37, as well as all documents covering the Indian subcontinent in the FO 371 series. Events covered include independence and partition, the Indian annexation of Hyderabad and Goa, war between India and Pakistan, tensions and war between India and China, the consolidation of power of the Congress Party in India, military rule in Pakistan, the turbulent independence of Bangladesh and the development of nuclear weapons in the region.

The files address these events from the standpoint of British officialdom. In addition to high politics, they deal with such issues as economic and industrial development, trade, migration, visits to South Asia by British politicians and by South Asian politicians to Britain and elsewhere, education, administrative reorganisation, conflict over language, aid, political parties, agriculture and irrigation, and television and the press.

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Trial access to Socialism on Film, Modules I & II (Adam Matthew)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 23 March 2018

UCL has trial access to Socialism on Film, Modules I & II until 25th April 2018. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Please note that PDF download options are not available during the trial

Socialism on Film, Modules I & II   are a collection of films from the communist world revealing war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.

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Trial access to Area Studies: India (Adam Matthew)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 23 March 2018

UCL has trial access to Area Studies: India until 18th April 2018. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Please note that PDF download options are not available during the trial

Area Studies: India is a primary source database aiding the study of the British Indian Empire and the history, culture and literature of the Indian subcontinent from 1712 to 1942.

Highlights include:

  • The official and personal papers of Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India, 1898-1905, from the India Office Records at the British Library
  • Rare printed works of colonial literature from India and volumes of travel writing from Indians travelling to the West, 1712-1933
  • Printed weekly abstracts compiled by the India Office, summarising both English- and Indian-language newspapers from British India

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Trial access to Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works Volumes I and II (Alexander Street)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 23 March 2018

UCL has trial access to Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works Volume I and Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works Volume II until 20th April 2018. For off-site access please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Please note that Vol I and Volume II are housed on different websites.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works Volume I and Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works Volume II include thousands of anonymized transcripts of actual therapy sessions, first-person narratives focused on the therapy process, and major reference works. These real-life resources provide counselors with in-depth insight into the practical aspects of the client-therapist relationship and allow for indepth study of the therapeutic process

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Trial access to PrivCo.com

By Sarah Gilmore, on 2 March 2018

UCL has trial access to PrivCo.com until 1st April 2018. For off-site access please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

PrivCo.com is a proprietary database that has a singular focus on private companies, investors, and deals (venture capital, M&A and private equity).

PrivCo.com can be used for:

  • Coursework and Research
  • Career Searches
  • Private Company Financials
  • Employee Sizes, Company Contacts and Competitors
  • Venture Capital, M&A and Private Equity Deals

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Trial access to Risk.net

By Sarah Gilmore, on 15 February 2018

UCL has trial access to Risk.net until 28th February 2018. For off-site access please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Risk.net is a source of in-depth news and analysis on risk management, derivatives and regulation.

Journals included in Risk.net are:

  • The Journal of Risk
  • The Journal of Computational Finance
  • The Journal of Credit Risk
  • The Journal of Operational Risk
  • The Journal of Energy Markets
  • The Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures
  • The Journal of Investment Strategies
  • The Journal of Network Theory in Finance
  • The Journal of Risk Model Validation

Risk.net covers:

Risk Management: articles relating to the measurement, modelling and management of financial risks. Coverage encompasses banks, as well as other types of financial services firms, such as asset managers and insurers

Derivatives: in-depth coverage of the derivatives markets across the interest rate, credit, foreign exchange and structured products asset classes. The over-the-counter markets are the primary target, but it also covers futures and cash as they relate to the derivatives markets (for example as collateral or alternative hedging instruments)

Regulation: topical, in-depth news and analysis on the content and implications of regulation. Focusing on rules affecting risk transfer and risk management for banks and buy-side firms.

Commodities: risk management, derivatives and regulation as they apply to firms that are active in the energy and commodities markets.

Asset Management and Insurance: covers risk management, derivatives and regulation from the point of view of the buy-side. That includes asset managers, insurers, pension funds and hedge funds.

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