Connected Histories – British history sources 1500 – 1900

Connected Histories is a brand new resource which searches a range of digital resources relating to British history in the period 1500 – 1900. It cross-searches several key sources for historians including the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, British Newspapers (1600-1900), the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera and the Proceedings of the Old Bailey […]

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British Science & Engineering Week: 11th – 20th March 2011

Celebrate National Science and Engineering Week! Take a new look at the great science resources we have for your research.   The British Science Association web pages list events throughout the country for National Science and Engineering Week; there are different projects, festivals and online experiments.       We are always striving to offer you the best resources we […]

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John Johnson Collection – an archive of printed ephemera

Students and staff can now access the John Johnson Collection – a fascinating online resource for anyone studying or researching British social history from the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The collection contains over 67,000 digitised documents and is divided into the following categories: 19th century entertainment the booktrade popular prints crime, murders and […]

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UNData – new resource for finding statistical data from the United Nations

UNData provides access to 30 United Nations statistical databases which were not previously cross-searchable. It provides access to data on a wide variety of topics including: finance, refugees, health, education, crime, energy, the environment, tourism, trade and industry and can be found at: http://data.un.org/Default.aspx You can keep up to date with the latest updates by following […]

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