Tag: journalism

Beyond Discovery for media and the arts

Librarians are fond of talking about the Discovery Service, and with good reason: it makes life so much easier for most students.  Just when we decide that Discovery has solved all the world’s problems, we meet Media, Journalism, and Design

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Reading between the headlines: from fake news to Firstnews

Parody, deception, the manipulation of information, unethical news reporting, and ‘alternative facts’ are more and more prevalent as the war for hearts and minds heats up worldwide and politicians and spin doctors seek to play on our basic instincts and hardwired psychological tendencies.

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Just added: Archives of Sexuality and Gender

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

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The joy of being (told you are) right

It feels good to be told you are right, even when you are wrong.  When no-one knows enough facts, it all becomes a whole heap of fun.  The solution might be to slow down and start to explore the fantastic

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Archives of sexuality and gender: LGBTQ history and culture since 1940

To celebrate LGBT History Month, the Library is pleased to present an online trial of Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940, which lasts from now until the end of February 2017.  The archive includes gay and

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Introducing: 19th Century US Newspapers

Browse newspaper titles by state or place of publication or find articles from across all the available newspapers by searching for where your search terms appear in the full-text of scanned images of every article, feature and illustration for hundreds of 19th century

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All about newspapers

www.independent.co.uk With the news that the Independent and the Independent on Sunday is to close down, it has prompted the British Library to publish a very interesting blog about the future of the newspaper.  Read it here: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/thenewsroom/2016/02/from-print-to-digital.html    

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New resource: Nineteenth Century US Newspapers

We are pleased to offer a new US newspaper archive that offers various ways to search and browse US newspaper titles as far back as 1800, including African-American newspapers as well as titles that pre-date a state’s admission into the Union.  Titles covered include Afro-American (Baltimore),

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Newspaper archives trial available until 31 December 2015

We are pleased to announce trial access to two new newspaper archives until 31 December 2015.  The links below give you access on campus. If you want to use them off-campus, you will need to use the Web Proxy Service.

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UKPressOnline unveil preview of new interface

UKPressOnline is offering a preview of its new interface, coming soon.  Compare the two side by side and see how it has improved: New look UKPressOnline – preview (coming soon) UK PressOnline as it looks today (at time of writing)  

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