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PDF chapter downloads now available from OVID Online
Ovid Online users can now download book chapters directly from the new book reader to a PDF.
Try it for yourself when viewing content in the reader by clicking on the icon in the right hand navigation - the PDF will automatically download. The PDF will include a header including the book’s Title, Edition, ISBN, and Author.
British Online Archives trial access
As part of their response to COVID-19, British Online Archives (BOA) has provided Salford University with free access to their entire database of digital primary resources for 30 days from 1st February.
Their website hosts over 4 million records drawn from both private and public archives. These records are organised thematically, covering 1,000 years of world history, and are of use to undergraduate students and experienced academics alike. Access to the complete content will remain until March 31st 2021.
Fashion! Turn to the left...
The Library is now providing access to five new resources from Peclers Paris - available via Library Search.
Peclers is a fashion trend consulting agency founded in 1970. With over 40 years of industry experience, Peclers consults with multiple brands and creative individuals in trend analysis, consumer reports, and brand strategies.
Gale: The Times
The Times Digital Archive is an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage.
The Times has offered readers in-depth, award-winning, objective coverage of world events since its creation in 1785 and is the oldest daily newspaper in continuous publication. With over 12 million articles available, the archive supports research across multiple disciplines and areas of interest, including business, humanities, political science, and philosophy, along with coverage of all major international historical events.
GALE: The Sunday Times
In more than 600,000 pages, The Sunday Times Digital Archive is a gateway to the greatest crimes, careers and culture of the last 180 years.
Factiva is an archive of over 32,000 major global newspapers, newswires, industry publications, magazines, reports and other sources. Although its focus is business news, it can be used to locate information on a variety of topics, including politics, current events, trends and government data.
ProQuest: the Guardian and the Observer
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Date Coverage: 1791 - 2003
GALE: The Mirror
Founded in 1903, the Mirror plays a pivotal role in the history of journalism. Peaking in 1967, with a daily circulation of 5.25 million, the newspaper has had a history full of highs and lows.
Today, it is the only mainstream left-wing tabloid remaining in the UK. Gale's Mirror Historical Archive, 1903-2000 features more than 800,000 pages of brand-new, full text searchable, scans of the complete run of the Mirror from 1903-2000, including the Sunday Mirror.
Cambridge Core is the principal academic platform from Cambridge University Press. It replaces and combines content from Cambridge Journals Online, Cambridge Books Online, Cambridge Histories Online, Cambridge Companions Online, and Shakespeare Survey Online.
Cambridge University Press has published more than 41,000 ebooks on Cambridge Core. Almost all recently published titles, as well as many older titles are available on Cambridge Core. This said, our back library is extensive, and it has not been possible to digitise all our titles yet.
Gale: The Daily Mail
Described by the New Yorker as "the newspaper that rules Britain," the Daily Mail has been at the heart of British journalism since 1896, regularly changing the course of government policy and setting the national debate. Its website is among the most visited news sites in the world.
The Daily Mail Historical Archive includes more than one hundred years of this major UK national newspaper, viewable in full digital facsimile form, with copious advertisements, news stories, and images that capture twentieth-century culture and society.
GALE: The Telegraph
The Telegraph Historical Archive a valuable addition to Gale’s coverage of the "quality" UK press, providing an important alternative voice to its other national UK dailies such as The Times and The Independent.
The Telegraph Historical Archive has over 1 million pages of content and includes the Sunday edition from its inception in 1961. The archive offers a fundamental insight into domestic and international affairs and culture over a timespan of almost 150 years.
Sage Video: Counselling and Psychotherapy
SAGE is a leading independent, academic and professional publisher of innovative, high-quality content. Known for our commitment to quality and innovation, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students across a broad range of subject areas.
This collection of over 130 hours of video draws upon a vast network of SAGE's authors and editors. It includes many tutorials, interviews, and demonstrations.
The Financial Times
The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy.
We provide essential news and analysis to ambitious individuals and companies around the world, alongside a suite of leadership services that put our content and expertise to practical use.