20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads by Jim Heimann (editor) and Alison A. Nieder (text) This week I chose a book on fashion; a subject I have not covered before.  During the 20th century, fashion evolved from being …

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The Seven Basic Plots: why we tell stories by Christopher Booker I chose this book as Creative Arts Book of the Week because I have stockpiled this title in my own library at home and if I don’t remind myself …

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Our premium news service, Nexis UK, covering worldwide newspaper and other media from 1980s to the present is getting better.  An upgrade tomorrow will see a new streamlined search and discovery interface, and more powerful export options for your search …

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Have you tried Scopus?  New to the Library, Scopus is now our largest single database of scientific academic journal articles, books and conference proceedings. Like the Discovery Service, Scopus combines a normal database with a citation indexing service, so you can both carry …

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from Anne Worden Over the last couple of months we have been busy sorting out deals to significantly enhance our online provision across a variety of Humanities and Social Science areas. We have managed to get some great resources so …

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We are pleased to announce a free trial of the Project Muse Humanities Collection from 1 May to 14 June, offering full-text access to nearly 200 scholarly e-journals. The trial is available both on campus and off campus via the Web …

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The Library currently has the Daily Mail Historical Archive available as a trial service. http://find.galegroup.com/dmha/start.do?prodId=DMHA&userGroupName=uniportsmouth Access the full text of articles from 1896 to 2004.  The trial runs until 28th March.  Please send feedback to greta.friggens@port.ac.uk This trial is only …

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