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Trial: Political Extremism & Radicalism in the twentieth century

Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century is a compilation of rare and unique archival collections covering a wide range of fringe political movements. It has been sourced from distinguished libraries and archives across the world but also premiers some previously hidden treasure troves.
With an extensive scope of content focused on political extremism and […]

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Trial: Basilica Online

Basilica Online is a fully-searchable online edition of the 17 volumes of the Basilica text and its scholia, as edited between 1945 and 1988 by H.J. Scheltema, D. Holwerda, and N. van der Wal. The Basilica is the single-most important source for Byzantine law throughout the period of the Byzantine empire, and is a major source for Byzantine studies more […]

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Trial: Energy Online

Energy Online is a series of books published by De Gruyter that offer a comprehensive coverage of Energy topics relating to science, architecture, economics, and politics. This Online Reference includes more than 1,500 entries and updates annually with more than 200 entries supplying state-of-the-art research results.
Content is classified into categories for easy searchability: Conventional Energy, Economics and […]

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Trial: Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports, 1941–1996

Trial access is now available for the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1941–1996. This database contains an archive of 20th Century news from around the world, global views on United States foreign and domestic policy after World War II, and also covers the Cold War, China, the Middle East, Latin America, the Soviet Union, and […]

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Trial: Nineteenth-Century America Drama: Popular Culture and Entertainment, 1820–1900

The Nineteenth-Century America Drama database holds more than 4700 plays published in the United States during the 1800s and includes a wide variety of works such as historical plays, melodramas, political satires, minstrel shows, comic operas, musical extravaganzas, parlor entertainments, adaptations of novels, and many others.
This unique and authoritative collection of America’s most popular entertainment form […]

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Trial: Territorial Papers of the United States, 1764-1953

Published in four parts due to the extensive content, Territorial Papers of the United States, 1764-1953, covers the official history of every American territory before it became an American state, sourced from the National Archives of the United States. Included are formative territorial years recorded in primary source documents, many of which are hand-written, that include official […]

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Elder Music Library Relocation

Today the Elder Music Library, located in the Hartley Building, will close its doors for the last time at 5:00 pm. The Music Collection will then re-open on Level 1 of the Barr Smith Library on Monday 23 July – just in time for the beginning of Semester 2.
The Music Collection is one of the […]

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Music Library relocation

From the beginning of next semester, the Elder Music Library will be housed within the walls of the Barr Smith Library. As part of the refurbishment of Level 1 at the BSL, this collection will be showcased with our other specialised collections, along with dynamic study areas, and modern shelving.
In order to make this move, […]

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Kanopy – a free streaming service

The library has recently gained further access to Kanopy, a free streaming service with up to 7,500 titles. Specialising in indie films and documentaries, there’s something for everyone, including required viewing for courses.
To access this database, simply search Kanopy in Library Search or follow this link.
Kanopy is also available as an app on your […]

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Microform Relocation

Due to ongoing building works and refurbishment, the majority of the University Library’s collection of microfiche and microfilm are now held at the Law Library.
Starting from next week, one of our viewing machines will also be located in the Law Library – creating two locations (incl the current location of the Barr Smith Library) where […]

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