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Trial access to Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970 (Gale)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 2 March 2021

UCL has trial access to Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970 from Gale until 31st March 2021.

Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970 documents the rise of the twentieth-century public health system in the United States through correspondence, reports, pamphlets, ephemera, and more. The collection focuses on the evolution and impact of public health legislation, policies, and campaigns at the local, national, and federal levels, and the roles played by key organizations

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Trial access to JoVE Education and Encyclopedia of Experiments

By Sarah Gilmore, on 26 February 2021

UCL has trial access to JoVE Education and JoVE Encyclopedia of Experiments until 23rd March 2021.

JoVE Education is a collection of peer-reviewed scientific video protocols to accelerate biological, medical, chemical and physical research.

JoVE Encyclopedia of Experiments is on online video encyclopedia of advanced research experiments for scientists in academia and biotech.

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Trial access to AM Explorer : Adam Matthew’s entire primary source collection

By Sarah Gilmore, on 24 February 2021

UCL has trial access to the entire portfolio of 74 Adam Matthew primary source collections via AM Explorer until 6th April 2021. A second trial will be provided from 15th June until 27th July. Please note that PDF download options are not available but double clicking on thumbnails shows a larger high-res version.

Collections include:

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Trial access to Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957

By Sarah Gilmore, on 23 February 2021

UCL has trial access to Gale’s Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957 until 31st March.

The Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957 comprises the complete archive from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957—all digitized from originals in full colour.

Picture Post’s use of photo-journalism captured the imagination of the British people, with readership at its peak estimated at 80% of the population. In the era before television, it became the window on the world for ordinary people, bringing the major social and political issues of the day into popular consciousness and providing a snapshot of British life from the 1930s.

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Trial access to British Online Archives full collection

By Sarah Gilmore, on 9 February 2021

UCL has trial access to British Online Archives full collection of 95 archives until 9th March 2021.

These records are organised thematically and covering 1,000 years of world history. Themes include:

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Trial access to British Library Newspapers Parts III-V

By Sarah Gilmore, on 4 February 2021

UCL has trial access to British Library Newspapers Parts III-V until 1st March 2021. UCL already has access to Parts I-II, this trial allows access to the complete collection.

British Library Newspapers delivers a wide range of  local and regional voices to reflect the social, political, and cultural events of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

British Library Newspapers, Part III: 1741-1950: Part III adds more regional and local depth to the series, encompassing powerful provincial news journals like the Leeds Intelligencer and Hull Daily Mail, local interest publications such as the Northampton Mercury, and specialist titles such as the Poor Law Unions’ Gazette. Other noteworthy titles in Part III include the Westmoreland Gazette, whose early editor, Thomas DeQuincy (of Confessions of an English Opium Eater) was forced to resign due to his unreliability.

British Library Newspapers, Part IV: 1732-1950: From key early newspaper titles like the Stamford Mercury to what is possibly the oldest magazine in the world still in publication, the Scots Magazine, Part IV offers key local and regional perspectives from cities as geographically diverse as Aberdeen, Bath, Chester, Derby, Belfast, Liverpool, and York. In addition, Part IV includes the 1901-1950 runs of papers such as the Aberdeen Journal and Dundee Courier whose earlier newspapers are available in Part I and Part II.

British Library Newspapers, Part V: 1746-1950: With a concentration of titles from the northern part of the United Kingdom, Part V deepens the database’s northern regional content, doubling coverage in Scotland, tripling coverage in the Midlands, and adding a significant number of northern titles to the British Library Newspapers series. Part V includes newspapers from the Scottish localities of Fife, Elgin, Inverness, Paisley, and John O’Groats, as well as towns just below the border, such as Morpeth, Alnwick, and more. Researchers will also benefit from access to important titles such as the Coventry Herald, which features some of the earliest published writing of Mary Ann Evans (better known as George Eliot).

British Library Newspapers Parts III-V can be cross searched with UCL’s other Gale databases on Gale Primary Sources

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Trial access to Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 1: Pioneer Orientalists

By Sarah Gilmore, on 29 January 2021

UCL has trial access to Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 1: Pioneer Orientalists until 29th March 2021.

Middle Eastern Manuscripts Online 1: Pioneer Orientalists features the Middle Eastern Manuscripts Collections of Scaliger, Raphelengius and Golius from Leiden University Libraries. Included in the Scaliger collection are about a dozen manuscripts which belonged to Franciscus Raphelengius. These collections consist of extremely rare, sometimes unique, manuscripts.

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Trial access to DETAIL Inspiration

By Sarah Gilmore, on 19 January 2021

UCL has trial access to until DETAIL Inspiration 28th February 2021.

DETAIL Inspiration , a database for architects and structural engineers, provides access to more than 3,600 project documentations from over 30 years of DETAIL. The database contains detailed project descriptions, drawings, pictures and information on architects and, more recently, manufacturers.

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Trial access to the Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) Educational Streaming Service

By Sarah Gilmore, on 8 January 2021

UCL has trial access to Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) Educational Streaming Service until 7th March 2021.

EAI’s Educational Streaming Site is a subscription-access layer of the EAI Online Catalogue offering full-length streaming videos for the featured artists. Either use the search option or click on the artist’s name to access streaming titles, indicated by a play-button icon. The site is in development, and artists and titles are being added on an ongoing basis

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Trial access to Nineteenth Century Collections Online : Women & Transnational Networks

By Sarah Gilmore, on 3 December 2020

UCL has trial access to Nineteenth Century Collections Online : Women & Transnational Networks (Gale) until 2nd January 2021.

Including a wide array of primary source documents—serials, books, manuscripts, diaries, reports, and visuals Women & Transnational Networks focuses on issues at the intersection of gender and class from the late-eighteenth century to the era of suffrage in the early-twentieth century, all through a transnational perspective. Source libraries include the Library of Congress, the London School of Economics and Political Science Library, and the Library of the Society of Friends.

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