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Free limited time trial -Adam Matthew Explorer

Adding to our wide collection of Adam Matthew online archives, including African American Communities, Empire Online, Mass Observation, Gender: Identity and Social Change, Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1970, we have access to the vast majority of the Adam

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Mass Observation 1980s has arrived!

Hot on the heels of our last humanities purchase, we are delighted to add the 1980s module of Mass Observation.  This digital archive contains topics of interest to a wide range of subjects, including History, Politics, the Social Sciences and

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Happy Refugee Week!

This week people try to focus on the plight of those unwillingly forced from their homes by  People desperately seeking refuge have become a stigmatised group in recent years.  The term ‘refugee’ has become politically charged and carries with it

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Throwing the book at the establishment

Trolling (known as “mockery” in the days before social media made it a slightly warped informal massively multiplayer online game played across social media platforms) is not a common marketing tactic for established scholarly brands but the publishers of the Meriam-Webster dictionary have been

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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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EU referendum – advice for students

After a long and sometimes painful period of campaigning, the referendum on UK membership of the EU has resulted in a majority ‘leave’ vote by a narrow margin. I would like to reassure you that, as current students of our

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Free referendum information from Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press have made materials freely available to help you inform yourself about the arguments surrounding the upcoming referendum.

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Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act (2000) is here to stay, at least for the moment.  While politicians are renowned for turning their policies around with terrifying alacrity, the the UK Cabinet Office Minister Matt Hancock confirmed in a statement on

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Introducing the Armed Conflict Database (ACD)

Following a popular trial, we are delighted to present access to the Armed Conflict Database (ACD), which  monitors armed conflicts worldwide focusing on political, military and humanitarian trends in current conflicts from local rebellions to long-term insurgencies, civil wars and inter-state conflicts. 

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JSTOR: a guided journey

Good news for all our budding Arts and Humanities scholars!  JSTOR have just produced a series of subject guides to help you get the most from their resources, including: Books Art & Art History resources Language & Literature resources Political Science resources Education

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