Tag: journalism

Hot off the press

While we are emerging from lockdown, you may not want to trek to the shops to buy your regular newspaper and magazine in print form.  Indeed, you might never want to buy them again since we now offer the latest

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News flash for teaching and learning

Not a lot of people know just how many news resources we have tucked away.  From archives of scanned newspaper pages from the 18th century to the present day and up-to-the-minute text-only collections for all major newspapers and magazines worldwide,

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Introducing Artstor – resources for teaching and learning

Artstor contains over 2.5 million images on a wide range of subjects.  You can use any of these images for assignments (lecturers can also use them for teaching and research (provided they are used behind a password, e.g. in Moodle).  If

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BBC News is now available worldwide (until end July)!

Box of Broadcasts (BoB UK) now offers worldwide coverage of the BBC News Channel, offering access to all those university students who have returned home overseas due to the coronavirus pandemic. If you are an international student enrolled at the

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Trial Access to Harper’s Bazaar

We have set up a trial of this amazing resource which gives you full text access to the archive of the UK (1930-2015) and US (1867 to present) editions of Harper’s Bazaar magazines. A fully searchable and browsable resource recording

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Portsmouth Municipal College during the First World War

The story of life during the Great War at one of the University of Portsmouth’s predecessor institutions, as glimpsed through the student press. Although only having opened in 1908, by 1913 the staff and students of Portsmouth Municipal College were

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New online subscription to Times Higher Education (THE)

The University has taken an institutional subscription to the Times Higher Education (THE). This allows all current University of Portsmouth staff and students to access THE online from any device after registering with their University of Portsmouth email address.  Our

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Disability in the Modern World

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

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Who is to say what is real?

The more you read about the infopocalypse, human puppets and the death of informed democratic safeguards, the more it feels as if we might already be there.  If you can’t wait until Hallowe’en for a good scare, take a close,

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New e-resource trial: BBC Monitoring

We are excited to offer a trial of BBC Monitoring until 6th February 2018.   BBC Monitoring enables you to keep track of broadcast, press and social media sources in multiple languages from over 150 countries worldwide, combining translations of selected

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