We now have access to 50 new databases from ProQuest for a whole year, until July 2023. We chose the databases on this list with care and hope you will find them useful. Once this year-long trial is up, we have to choose which ones to keep in perpetuity (up to the cost of our deposit).

Artist's impression of librarians upon the arrival of new eresources

Good news, everybody! We now have many more information resources of interest to surprisingly wide audiences, from everything tangentially related to computing to resources that help diversify the curriculum and more archives on British history from Victoriana to the modern day. Whether you are into History, Design, or Electronic Engineering, we have something new here for you.

Card catalogues - a relic from a bygone era in libraries.

Before the internet, before computers, before typewriters and the skill of typing was commonplace, there were handwritten catalogue cards. What few people realise is that librarians developed a distinctive handwriting style specifically to make these cards easily readable and therefore functional. Enter the ultra-clear written script of ‘Library hand’.

Winston Churchill still stands as one of Britain’s most controversial figures. A man of unparalleled drive and ambition, poet, artist, and master of rhetoric, he embodied the last throws of British imperialistic colonialism. Now you can discover the man, his …

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Our Gale primary historical research materials collection has expanded once again, with offerings to excite everyone from enthusiasts of the Victorian Gothic to fans of early modern Shanghai. Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 True crime from the 19th century …

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Search 150 years of scientific discovery The University Library has perpetual access to the British Association for the Advancement of Science – Collections on the History of Science (1830s-1970s) digital archive thanks to an arrangement with Wiley Digital Archives in partnership …

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