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Online collection spotlight: Archives Unbound

Online collection spotlight: Archives Unbound

June 9, 2022

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It’s International Archives Day and what better way to celebrate than to check out our database Archives Unbound! Explore women’s history, LGBTIQ+ activism and even Shakespeare’s plays. You’ll discover a renewed appreciation for archives and their role in history.

William Shakespeare, 1860, Sadd, H.S. (Henry Samuel), H88.46/1

Online collection spotlight: New Oxford Shakespeare

May 15, 2022

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What exactly is ‘the wat’ry star’? What does ‘verily’ mean? And who really wrote the ‘Fly Scene’ in Titus Andronicus? Read on and discover the answers using the New Oxford Shakespeare database!

Online collection spotlight: Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975

Online collection spotlight: Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975

April 9, 2022

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The women’s movement, the advent of television, rock and roll, the gay rights movement, the Vietnam War: explore photographs and documents bringing the turbulent 50s, 60s and 70s to life.

Online collection spotlight: Gale literature

Online collection spotlight: Gale literature

February 13, 2022

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The Gale Literature database draws together full text reviews and analysis of literature from around the world. It is exceptionally useful for students, bibliophiles, book clubbers or the casual reader.

Kermit reads a book about frogs

Online collection spotlight: Britannica kids

September 27, 2021

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What do frogs and salamanders have in common? What’s the largest coral reef on Earth? And who wrote the picture book, ‘Possum Magic’? The Britannica Kids online encyclopaedia doesn’t just offer answers to these questions.

Online collection spotlight: World’s fairs

Online collection spotlight: World’s fairs

September 22, 2021

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What do Paris’s Eiffel Tower, Seattle’s Space Needle and Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building all have in common? Read on to find out!

New online collections

New online collections

June 4, 2021

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With 20+ new additions to our databases, there’s something for everyone – always available online.