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Trial access to SITE Intelligence Group Enterprise Jihadist News

By Sarah Gilmore, on 14 December 2021

UCL has trial access to SITE Intelligence Group Enterprise Jihadist News until 22nd December 2021. Access requires a trial username and password (UCL username and password required to view e-resource password page), then click on ‘Log In

SITE Intelligence Group Enterprise Jihadist News provides real-time monitoring of online material distributed by designated terrorist groups and their supporters worldwide. This includes material published by the groups themselves, including videos, statements, speeches, claims of attacks, manuals, magazines, and other propaganda, as well as online chatter of thousands of support networks. Groups covered include ISIS and al-Qaeda, Taliban, Syrian militant factions, and violent Shi’ite groups.

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UCL now has access to PitchBook

By Sarah Gilmore, on 30 November 2021

UCL now has access to PitchBook. Access is for UCL students and staff only. Users need to create an account on first use with your UCL email address and all access must be via the UCL PitchBook portal

PitchBook provides insight into the flow of capital across the venture capital, private equity and M&A ecosystem with detailed data on the private and public markets—including companies, investors, funds, investments, exits and people

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UCL now has access to the complete British Online Archives

By Sarah Gilmore, on 23 November 2021

UCL now has access to all 102 collections from British Online Archives. These collections are organised into themed series:

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UCL now has access to Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab

By Sarah Gilmore, on 18 November 2021

UCL now has access to Gale’s digital humanities platform Digital Scholar Lab

Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab is designed to transform the way user’s access and analyse Gale primary source materials by offering solutions to some of the most common challenges facing researchers in the digital humanities

  • Digital Scholar Lab gives users the ability to create custom content sets containing up to 10,000 documents. Users can search across UCL’s Gale Primary Sources holdings and select documents to be added to their custom content set.
  • Users can analyse and interrogate the data with the text analysis and visualization tools built into the Gale Digital Scholar Lab. Digital humanities analysis methods include: Named Entity Recognition, Topic Modelling, Parts of Speech, and more.
  • Users’ content sets remained saved in the Gale Digital Scholar Lab allowing them to manage their research for long term projects.

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Trial access to Diaolong Database of Chinese & Japanese Ancient Books, Database of Chinese Modern Newspapers and Ta Kung Pao Newspaper Database

By Sarah Gilmore, on 16 November 2021

UCL has trial access to Diaolong Database of Chinese & Japanese Ancient Books, Database of Chinese Modern Newspapers and Ta Kung Pao Newspaper Database until 31st January 2022. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere .

Diaolong Database of Chinese & Japanese Ancient Books is a collection of almost 30,000 Chinese and Japanese ancient books covering historical, political, economic, religious, philosophic, literary, ethnic and geographic documents

Database of Chinese Modern Newspapers features modern newspapers published in both mainland China and Taiwan before 1949

Ta Kung Pao Newspaper Database the newspaper recorded Chinese modern history and represented public voices especially during 1926-1949. It has been praised for it’s news and reviews during the Sino-Japanese War

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Trial access to the full content of the Teaching Times Library

By Sarah Gilmore, on 11 November 2021

UCL has access to the full content of the Teaching Times Library until 31st December 2021. To access the trial content, click on Login and then add University College London into the Login via institution search box

In addition to our subscribed content, UCL users now have access to the full content of the Teaching Times Library . Full access includes:

  • School Leadership Today
  • Creative Teaching & Learning
  • Professional Development Today
  • The Inclusion Journal
  • Leadership Briefing
  • Digital Learning and Learning Spaces
  • Plus archive access to current and former publications: Teaching Thinking & Creativity, Managing Schools Today, Primary Leadership Today, InterActive, Every Child Journal, Every Child Update, e-Learning Today, e-Learning Update and 21 Century Schools.
  • Plus access to the Project-Based Learning Resources, Classroom Resources and Knowledge Banks

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Trial access to Human Rights Documents Online (Brill)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 9 November 2021

UCL has trial access to Human Rights Documents Online from Brill until 8th December 2021.

Human Rights Documents Online allows users to access more than 76,000 documents from nongovernmental human rights organizations (NGOs) such as Arab Organization for Human Rights, Central American Association of Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared, Association of African Women for Research and Development, The World Health Organization (WHO), and nearly 700 others worldwide. Timely topics such as public health climate change, children’s rights, and technology, are among the 300 subject areas covered in the database.

This collection of “grey literature”— research produced by organizations outside of commercial and academic publishing, such as working papers, evaluations, etc. — and other primary source material has been collected since 1980 by Human Rights Internet and includes select documents back to 1967. The database enables researchers to search through a vast amount of reports on human rights issues that otherwise would not be retrievable from the country of origin, and in some cases, directly from countries where human rights are challenged.

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UCL now has access to the complete World Bank eLibrary

By Sarah Gilmore, on 4 November 2021

UCL now has full text access to World Bank eLibrary

World Bank eLibrary access now covers the complete collection of World Bank formal publications and journals since the 1990s, as well as reports, working papers, and top data from the World Bank’s World Development Indicators

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UCL now has access to Mintel: UK Reports and Mintel: Trends

By Sarah Gilmore, on 22 October 2021

UCL users now have access to: Mintel : UK Reports and Trends

Mintel is a source of expert insight and analysis on consumers, companies, markets and products.

For more information see the videos below:

Mintel Reports (please note we have the UK reports only)

Mintel Trends

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Trial access to the Artforum Archive, 1962-2020

By Sarah Gilmore, on 19 October 2021

UCL has trial access to the Artforum Archive until 13th November 2021.

Artforum Archive features the backfile of Artforum (later Artforum International), the leading magazine for coverage of international contemporary art, from its launch in 1962 to 2020. Spanning six decades of reporting on art in all media, Artforum offers features, reviews, and interviews relating to artists, exhibitions, publications, and other art world events / trends.

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