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The 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection features the newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets that form the Nichols newspaper collection held at the Bodleian library in Oxford, UK. All 296 volumes of bound material, covering the period 1672-1737 are presented in digitized format here. This collection charts the history of the development of the press in England and provides invaluable insight into 17th-18th century England. The trial runs until 23rd November.
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Trial runs until 26th May 2017. Please note, some sections are not available as a trial.
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International bibliography in the field of book and library history
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This trial is available until 1st October 2017.
  • subscribed database
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a structured database holding information on chemical substances
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Access to the Financial Times newspaper and FT.com for the latest UK and international business finance, economic and political news, comment and analysis
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over 37,000 data series from over 1000 sources dating to colonial times that allow users to create tables and spreadsheets
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documents on The Meerut Conspiracy Trial including selected India Office records, Ben Bradley papers, selected files from William Gillies and other books and pamphlets relating to the trial.
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The trial runs until 31st December 2017.
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"The Stationers’ Company Archive is one of the most important resources for understanding the workings of the early book trade, the printing and publishing community, the establishment of legal requirements for copyright provisions and the history of bookbinding. Explore extremely rare documents dating from 1554 to the 21st century in this invaluable resource of research material for historians and literary scholars." - from Publisher's site. Trial runs 17th October. On Campus Only. No PDF downloads available during the trial.
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  • database contains images
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  • audiovisual resource
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Using primary source materials, Migration to the New Worlds provides insight into the stories of migrants from the UK, Ireland, Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia, in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A database of letters, diaries, government papers, pamplets, shipping papers, photographs, hand-drawn maps etc from a range of archival sources.
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The trial runs until 3rd July 2017.
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The New York Times 1851-2014, with Index 1851-1993 gives access to over 160 years worth of the New York Times, from it's first issue. Providing scanned images of all articles as they originally appeared, including images.
  • open access
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An extensive index of open digital resources for the study of music
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biographical and critical accounts of the lives and works of women writers along with contextual materials relevant to critical and historical readings. Over 1000 entries for British women writers plus selected non-British or international women writers, and British and international men,
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Trial runs to 12th May 2017. On-campus only.
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"Teatro Español del Siglo de Oro full text database contains the most important dramatic works of sixteenth and seventeenth century Spain, published here in full (never before published on the World Wide Web). Teatro Español del Siglo de Oro contains more than 800 plays written by 16 dramatists including Lope de Vega, Calderón de la Barca, Agustín Moreto etc." Available until 27th December 2017
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  • e-books
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A cross-searchable platform containing all available information regarding the textual history, textual character, translation techniques, manuscripts, and the importance of each textual witness for each book of the Hebrew Bible.
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Access until 19th November. On campus only.
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access to e-books, journals and statistical databases from different UN Agencies and Programmes . The trial is available on campus only and ends on 28th February 2018.
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