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Access to Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History now available

AnnaSansome23 September 2019

UCL now has access to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History, a collection of in-depth, peer-reviewed articles written by subject experts across a wide-range of topics in Latin American history.

The articles are designed to give readers a solid foundational overview of a given topic as well as forming the basis for further research. The encyclopedia is updated monthly with new articles, revisions to existing essays or summaries of forthcoming articles. The resource incorporates multimedia content, including images and videos.

This new subscription complements UCL’s existing access to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History, which follows the same continuously-updated, peer-reviewed format.

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UCL now has access to Digimap Global, Digimap Society and Ordinance Survey Nothern Ireland data

Sarah EGilmore9 August 2019

UCL now has access to the all Digimap products. These include the newly available Digimap Global, Digimap Society and Ordinance Survey Northern Ireland data.

The OS Northern Ireland is available within the current Ordnance Survey Collection. After logging in to the OS Collection, go to Data Download and Ordinance Survey Northern Ireland appears as a heading in the left hand panel of available datasets.

Access to Digimap services is restricted to UCL students and members of staff. Users must register with their UCL username and password on first use and agree to licence conditions. The required Digimap product can then be selected after login.

 

 

UCL now has access to Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938

Sarah EGilmore14 May 2019

UCL has purchased permanent access to Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 .

Brill’s Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 collection (earlier published in a microfiche collection by IDC Publishers) makes available a number of leading periodicals and monographs with special importance for the study of the Czechoslovak avant-garde and architecture in the period before the Second World War. It includes monographs by Karel Teige. The periodicals contain articles by international architects and artists like Le Corbusier, Van Doesburg, Mies van der Rohe, Oud, Stam, El Lisitzky, Behne and Neutra.

UCL now has access to Faculti – Education collection

Sarah EGilmore16 November 2018

UCL now has access to the Education collection of videos in Faculti.

Faculti is an online video library that hosts cutting-edge academic and professional video insights, delivered by the world’s leading figures and institutions. Videos are arranged in categories, with UCL having access to the Education videos. Institutions featured include The United Nations, the British Parliament, Harvard University, Oxford University and leading figures including Ambassadors, Poet Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners and global thinkers.

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UCL now has online access to THE (Times Higher Education)

Sarah EGilmore21 September 2018

UCL now has access to THE (Times Higher Education)

UCL staff and student s need to register for an account with their @ucl.ac.uk email to access the full content.

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UCL now has access to Africa Bibliography

Sarah EGilmore24 August 2018

UCL has purchased access to Africa Bibliography.

Africa Bibliography the online version of Africa Bibliography is an authoritative guide to works in African studies published under the auspices of the International African Institute annually since 1984.

 

UCL now has access to The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991

Sarah EGilmore17 August 2018

UCL has purchased permanent access to The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991.

The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio – and later, television – programmes in print. It is the only record and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts. With major contributors including E. M. Forster, George Orwell and Bertrand Russell, it also provided an important platform for new writers and poets such as W. H. Auden, Sylvia Plath and Philip Larkin.

UCL now has access to HSTalks: The Business & Management Collection (Henry Stewart)

Sarah EGilmore31 May 2018

UCL now has access to HSTalks: The Business & Management Collection 

HSTalks provides access to world class lectures and case studies by leading experts from commerce, industry, the professions and academia, in one online resource. The Business & Management Collection contains over 900 specially prepared, animated, online, video lectures and case studies.

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UCL now has access to Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas 2017

Sarah EGilmore22 December 2017

UCL now has access to Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas 2017

Visible Body is a 3D interactive anatomy visualization and education tool. The Human Anatomy Atlas modules includes all body systems, gross anatomy, and select microanatomy. Please see further information detailing how to download the app for mobile device access.

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UCL now has access to Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR)

Sarah EGilmore28 July 2017

UCL now has access to Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) from De Gruyter.

The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) is a comprehensive reference work on the Bible and its reception, which covers biblical and religious topics as well as their reception in an array of religious, cultural and academic disciplines and fields.

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