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Trial access to Newspapers.com : World Collection

Sarah EGilmore2 April 2019

UCL has trial access to Newspapers.com : World Collection until 2nd May 2019. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Newspapers.com : World Collection  provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers. Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, this database contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

Please send feedback to your subject librarian.

Trial access to Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies collection

Sarah EGilmore29 March 2019

UCL has trial access to Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies collection until 25th April 2019. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies collection provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of education and childhood studies around the world. Using structured and original content, users can study and compare countries through six key sections:

  • early childhood
  • childhood
  • youth
  • primary education
  • secondary education
  • higher education

Combined with existing eBooks, articles, and helpful research tools, students can study and build an understanding of education systems, policies, and the nature of childhood and youth experience in different countries throughout the world.

Please send feedback to your subject librarian.

Trial access to the British Library Newspapers Archive (Sections 3 to 5) 1732-1950

Sarah EGilmore21 March 2019

UCL has trial access to the British Library Newspapers Archive (Sections 3 to 5) 1732-1950  until 4th April 2019. To access, login to Gale Primary Sources or The British Library Newspapers and the additional sections will be available.

British Library Newspapers consists of collections from the British Library which span three hundred years of newspaper publishing in the U.K. The rise of newspapers in Britain was a phenomenon which characterized a new age. The bulk of advertising, particularly for new books and theatrical performances, has proved especially useful to historians. Taken as a whole, the huge production of newspapers in Britain provides an enormous resource for research with cultural trends, political currents and social problems all reflected in the newspapers.

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Trial access to Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 (Brill)

Sarah EGilmore12 March 2019

UCL has trial access to Avant-Garde and Architecture in Czechoslovakia 1909-1938 until 9th April 2019.

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.

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Trial access to Alexander Street’s Counseling and Therapy in Video Library

Sarah EGilmore5 March 2019

UCL has trial access to Alexander Street’s Counseling and Therapy in Video Library until 31st March 2019.

The Counseling and Therapy in Video Library provides access to the following individual collections:

Counseling and Therapy in Video, Classic
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume III
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume IV
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume V
The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy

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Trial access to Routledge Performance Archive

Sarah EGilmore28 February 2019

UCL has trial access to Routledge Performance Archive until 30th March 2019. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Routledge Performance Archive provides access to a continually expanding range of streamed video and audio footage from performance practitioners past and present paired with relevant critical commentary.

The archive contains:
  • interviews with key figures in performance history and contemporary practice
  • masterclasses with specialist performance trainers from around the world
  • footage direct from legendary practitioners
  • excerpted and full-length contemporary productions and experiments
  • documentaries previously unavailable to global audiences
  • specially commissioned contextual essays accompanying each entry from knowledgeable practitioners and scholars

Please send feedback to your subject librarian.

Trial access to Gale Reference Complete

Sarah EGilmore27 February 2019

UCL has trial access to Gale Reference Complete until 22nd March 2019. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Gale Reference Complete provides access to Gale’s primary and secondary source databases. It consists of three cross-searching platforms:

The individual products included in Gale Reference Complete are:

Please send feedback to your subject librarian.

Trial access to MedOne Plastic Surgery (Thieme)

Sarah EGilmore26 February 2019

UCL and associated NHS trusts have trial access to MedOne Plastic Surgery from Thieme until 30th April 2019. UCL users should use Desktop@UCL Anywhere to access off-site. NHS users should login using NHS OpenAthens.

MedOne Plastic Surgery is centered on surgeons’ needs with curated content direct from respected experts. Combining expert information with stunning visuals, the site serves as both a learning and technical tool.

Key features:

  • E-books: Find relevant information on reconstructive and aesthetic procedures in this complete e-book library
  • Videos curated by world-renowned experts
  • Procedures: step-by-step instructions complete with images and videos
  • Ejournals: Keep up with innovations with current articles from Thieme’s plastic surgery journals and an integrated search of PubMed
  • Media: Stream video content or compare high-quality operative photos from the vast databank
  • Training centre: use the database of over 1,000 questions, answers, and explanations

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Trial access to Nano (Nature)

Sarah EGilmore22 January 2019

UCL has trial access to Nano from Nature until 11th June 2019.

Nano from Nature provides highly indexed and structured information related to nanomaterials & devices. Enabling users to gain quick insight with the machine-learned index of nanotechnology articles by AAAS, ACS, Elsevier, RSC, Springer Nature, Wiley and more.

Nano provides access to easily searchable nanoscience data, synthesis methods and literature and combines the key features of a database and an Abstracting & Indexing tool with intelligent functionality.

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Trial access to Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online and Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur

Sarah EGilmore18 January 2019

UCL has trial access to the Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online (English version) and Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur (German version) until 15th February 2019.

Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online and Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur cover Jewish history from 1750 until the 1950s in areas from Europe to America to the Middle East, North Africa and other non-European Jewish settlement areas .

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