A database reminder One person in seven experiences disability (World Bank, World Report on Disability, 2015, Washington, DC). Yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record. Disability in the Modern World: History …

Disability in the Modern World Read more »

You can search everything from supplier Adam Matthew, including online archives ranging from Migration to New Worlds (including port conditions), African-American Communities, First World War, London Low Life, Empire Online, Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1975 and Mass Observation without seeing content from …

AM Explorer: search history, culture and community archives Read more »

Following the successful trial during LGBTQ Awareness month (in February), we are pleased to announce that we have bought permanent access to the online resource “Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History & Culture Since 1940”.  This exciting new addition …

Just added: Archives of Sexuality and Gender Read more »

We subscribe to 169 Elgar Online Research Reviews – not the entire collection but a good swathe of it.  A Discovery search for “elgar research reviews” returns a record with a link to the full content.  Here you can browse by title …

Elgar Online Research Reviews revisited Read more »

Rare architectural works, illuminations by William Blake – book now for an introduction to our Special Collections, 2-4 pm on Tuesday 13 December, and find out how they can take your studies and research to the next level.  Click to …

Introduction to the Library’s Special Collections Read more »

The King is dead: royal death and succession under the Tudors With over-mighty father confessors, concealed deaths and lethal faction fights over the still-warm corpse, the Tudors died as excitingly as they lived.  In this lecture, David Starkey uncovers the …

David Starkey on the Tudors at New Theatre Royal Read more »

Nautical chic by Amber Jane Butchart Amber Jane Butchart dropped by a few weeks ago, as part of the University public lecture series, and talked about her new book to a packed lecture theatre in Eldon Building.  She was very …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 18/04/16 Read more »