Author Archives: Deborah Sherlock

Trial: ProQuest Historical Newspapers – Black Newspaper Collection.

The library is running a trial of ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection. This historical newspaper collection provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The … Continue reading

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Wiley Digital Archive: trial access to featured collections

Access to 3 featured collections from Wiley Digital Archive is now available to Queen’s staff and students on a trial basis until 30th May 2019: Royal Geographical Society Royal College of Physicians New York Academy of Sciences Introducing Wiley Digital … Continue reading

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Loeb Classical Library: trial 1st May – 30th June 2019

The Loeb Classical Library offers online access to written treasures of the ancient Greek and Roman world. One of the main aims of this digital library is that “old friends and newcomers, scholars, students, and general readers alike …enjoy its Greek and … Continue reading

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Database trial: Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004

The Library is running a trial of the Daily Mail Online archive until 30th April 2019. As an online archive of every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement published in the Daily Mail (London), the Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004 is … Continue reading

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Archives of sexuality and gender – trial

We are currently trialling the Gale Archives of Sexuality and Gender digital archive until 31st March 2019 This fully searchable digital archive spans the sixteenth to the twentieth century and is the largest digital collection of primary source material relating … Continue reading

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Primary sources: an introduction for history students

What do we mean by primary sources? Why are they important for students of history? How do you find them at Queen’s? During this brand new course Deborah Sherlock (Subject Librarian, HAPP) and Louisa Costelloe (Assistant Librarian, Special Collections) will take you … Continue reading

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Library trial: Historical Texts

The Library has arranged a 30 day trial to the JISC Historical Texts database. It will run from 7th December 2018 until 7th January 2019 inclusive and can be accessed by clicking here. Historical Texts is a full text digital archive … Continue reading

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South Asia Archive trial: 26th September until 26th October 2018

Covering the period mid-18th to mid-20th century, the South Asia Archive is interdisciplinary in its scope providing content which engages with a wide range of subject areas including Art History, Anthropology, History, Law, Science, Technology, Education and Literature. This resource is a … Continue reading

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World Newspaper Archive trial: August 2018

As part of a wider review of historical newspaper archives available to Queen’s students and staff, the Library has arranged a trial of World Newspaper Archive . This collection features searchable digital replicas of historical newspapers published in Africa, Latin … Continue reading

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Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers

Approximately 8,000 pages from the Ruth Fulton Benedict Archive (held at the Vassar College Archive) have been digitized, including notes from various field expeditions to the American Southwest in the 1930s. The Ruth Benedict Papers are now freely available to the public. … Continue reading

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