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Trial access to Le Monde (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 13 April 2021

UCL has trial access to Le Monde via ProQuest Historical Newspapers until 14th May 2021.

ProQuest’s Le Monde archive allows users to explore the history and culture of France from 1944 to 2000. Written in the French language it covers leading issues and events, like World War II and the Fifth Republic, to French, European and international politics, society and business.

Le Monde was created at the request of General Charles de Gaulle as the German army was vacating Paris during World War II. At a time when other Parisian newspapers were accused of Nazi sympathies or other political alliances, Le Monde was established for its political independence, and has been ever since. Le Monde is also renowned for its balance in coverage, deep analysis of historical events, and focus on journalistic quality and high intellectual standards.

With cover-to-cover full-page images, article-level indexing and searchable text, users can retrieve all types of content from ProQuest’s Le Monde archive, including news articles, photos, advertisements, obituaries, cartoons and more.

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UCL now has access to Newton Media Archive

By Sarah Gilmore, on 1 April 2021

UCL now has access to Newton Media Archive which offers online access to the largest media news archive in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The archive, dating back to 1996, includes:

  • National and regional media, social and professional magazines, business bulletins, corporate newsletters
  • News archive of hundreds of internet servers
  • Transcripts of television and radio stations from the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • e-clippings for print articles – image file of original including photographs
  • Full text searches

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Permanent access to Age of Exploration, Business, Economic and Labour History, and Literary Print Culture

By Sarah Gilmore, on 1 April 2021

UCL now has full, permanent access to the Adam Matthew primary source collections:

More details can be found on the databases page

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Trial access to Charleston Post and Courier, 1874-1991

By Sarah Gilmore, on 31 March 2021

UCL has trial access to Charleston Post and Courier, 1874-1991 via Readex until 30th April 2021. Go to Browse Publications to select the Charleston Post and Courier

The archive provides full text digitised access to Charleston’s News and Courier, one of the oldest daily papers in the South, from 1874-1991.

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Trial access to British Online Archive full collection extended until 30th April 2021

By Sarah Gilmore, on 26 March 2021

UCL’s trial to British Online Archives full collection of 95 archives has been extended until 30th April 2021.

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

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Trial access to Gale Primary Sources : Archives of Sexuality and Gender and extension of the trial to Picture Post Historical Archive

By Sarah Gilmore, on 24 March 2021

UCL now has trial access Archives of Sexuality and Gender until 31st July 2021. Our trial to Picture Post Historical Archive has also been extended until 31st July 2021.

Archives of Sexuality and Gender is a collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. With material dating back to the sixteenth century users can examine how sexual norms have changed over time, health and hygiene, the development of sex education, the rise of sexology, changing gender roles, social movements and activism, erotica, and many other related topical areas.

Archives of Sexuality and Gender collection consists of five archives:

  • LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I
  • LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II
  • Sex and Sexuality, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century
  • International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture
  • L’Enfer de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

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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UCL now has access to Gale Reference Complete

By Sarah Gilmore, on 19 March 2021

UCL now has access to Gale Reference Complete, enabling our users to access millions of pages of primary sources, e-reference and periodical content on Gale’s platforms.

The package consists of:

More details can be found on the databases page

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UCL now has access to Eikon Workspace (Refinitiv)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 19 March 2021

UCL users now have access to Eikon Refinitiv Workspace via the library. UCL students and staff should contact the e-resources team to request a licence. Licences are initially for 1 week and may be reassigned after this depending on demand.

Eikon features market data, company financials and filings, earnings estimates, transaction data, analyst research, and more.

Live video training can be requested via Refinitiv

Other useful resources are:

Trial access to Research Source (Adam Matthew)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 9 March 2021

UCL now has trial access to Research Source, in addition to the entire portfolio of 74 Adam Matthew primary source collections via AM Explorer, until 6th April 2021. A second trial to both Research Source and AM Explorer will be provided from 15th June until 7th September 2021. Please note that PDF download options are not available but double clicking on thumbnails shows a larger high-res version.

Research Source is comprised of:

  • Area Studies: India : study of the British Indian Empire and the history, culture and literature of the Indian subcontinent from 1712 to 1942
  • Area Studies: Japan : documenting the political, cultural and social history of Japan from 1400 to the 20th century
  • Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia : offering Western perspectives on all aspects of Chinese culture and society from the mid-17th to the late 20th century
  • Business, Economic & Labour History : including Keynesian economic policy in post-war Britain; international labour movements; the London Stock Exchange; and the papers of important economists in Britain and America
  • Church Missionary Society Archive : source materials from the Anglican evangelical movement, from when it was founded in 1799 to the present
  • Empire Studies : primary sources for the study of the British Empire
  • Literary Studies : literary manuscripts, rare printed works, and personal papers of a range of leading literary figures in British and American literature
  • Missionary Studies : primary sources from missionary work in Africa, East and South Asia, Australasia and the Pacific, and the Americas
  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies : a wide range of primary sources concerning the Black Death to the Restoration of the English monarchy and the Glorious Revolution
  • Women’s Studies : primary sources from over four centuries, providing a multitude of perspectives on the changing roles of women in history
  • World War Two Studies : primary sources, offering insight into many aspects of the conflict, including government policy, the war in the Pacific, and the war in Europe

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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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