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1 - Archives of Sexuality and Gender
Alternative titles: also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Archives of Sexuality and Gender'
previously known as 'Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940'
Description: Content advice: Contains potentially sensitive material.
Consists of 20 individual collections spanning 1940 to 2014 and amounting to around 1.5 million pages. Four of the collections are sourced from the Lesbian Herstory Archives, two are sourced from the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society, and others are sourced from the New York Public Library, the London School of Economics, and from the National Institutes of Health.
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
2 - British diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador’s letters, 1909-1962
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Correspondence of Arthur C. Murray, 3rd Viscount Elibank'
This resource is part of: British Online Archives
Description: A full-text digital archive of the papers of Arthur C Murray (1879-1962), solider, Scottish Liberal MP, foreign secretary, military attaché and close friend to Franklin D Roosevelt; the highlight of the archive is the correspondence between Murray and Roosevelt leading up to and during World War II. Drawn from the Elibank papers held at the National Library of Scotland and part of British Online Archives
Coverage: 1909 to 1962
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
3 - British Newspaper Archive
Description: We are currently experiencing access issues to this resource. We apologise for any inconvenience whilst we work to resolve this problem. A full-text digital archive of over 600 newspaper titles from the British Library's collections NB: Please complete personal registration and login to access full-text
Coverage: 1710 onwards
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
4 - British Online Archives
This resource includes: Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, 1694-1709
British diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador’s letters, 1909-1962
India, business and control, 1806-1814: in the records of the Governor-General
India, uprising and reform, 1879-1910: in the records of the Governor-General
Description: An online gateway to historical full text archives. The National Library of Scotland provides access to: British diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador’s letters, 1909-1962; Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, 1694-1709; India, business and control, 1806-1814: in the records of the Governor-General, and; India, uprising and reform, 1879-1910: in the records of the Governor-General
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
5 - FAME
Alternative titles: also known as 'Financial Analysis Made Easy'
Description: A business database with information on over 11 million UK and Irish companies, which enables research on individual companies, searches for companies with specific profiles, and detailed analysis
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
6 - Forces War Records
Description: A military genealogy specialist website containing transcriptions of more than 14 million Commonwealth military records and an online library of more than 1,700 historic documents.
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
7 - India, business and control, 1806-1814: in the records of the Governor-General
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Indian papers of the 1st Earl of Minto, 1606-1814'
This resource is part of: British Online Archives
Description: The 1st Earl of Minto served as Governor-General of India from 1806 until 1813. An employee of the East India Company, Sir Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynynmound rose from President of the Board of Control to run the colony. The diplomatic and Indian material is detailed, with a clear focus on his work. These records include his personal letters and those of his wife Anna Maria.
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
8 - India, uprising and reform, 1879-1910: in the records of the Governor-General
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Indian papers of the 4th Earl of Minto'
This resource is part of: British Online Archives
Description: The papers of Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, the 4th Earl of Minto, (1845-1914), Viceroy of India between 1905 and 1910, cover a period of dramatic and momentous change in the history of colonial India. This rich, varied and complex collection of documents forms part of a larger archive now held at the National Library of Scotland.
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
9 - John Johnson Collection : an archive of printed ephemera
Description: A full-text digital archive of from the ephemera collection of the Bodleian Library, illustrating everyday life in Britain in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Over 22,000 items and almost 60,000 images are currently available, with over 150,000 images on completion
Coverage: 1700 onwards
Publisher: Proquest
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
10 - Mintel
Description: New homepage: all available content is displayed together

To access resource: please click on the check box and the I Accept button at the bottom of the Mintel Academic Access page

A full-text market research database containing detailed consumer research, sales data and market information.

Library users have access to both Mintel Reports and Mintel Trends.
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
11 - Official Publications Online
Alternative titles: also known as 'OPO'
Description: Offers online access to UK Parliamentary publications, primary and secondary legislation, House and Command papers and gazettes.
Publisher: TSO
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
12 - Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, 1694-1709
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Papers of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, 1694-1709'
This resource is part of: British Online Archives
Description: A full-text digital archive of the papers of the Darien Company, the doomed Scottish trading company of the late 17th century; from the collections of the National Library of Scotland and part of the British Online Archive
Coverage: 1694 to 1709
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
13 - Statistical Accounts of Scotland, 1791-1845
Description: A full-text digital archive providing a rich and contemporary account of Scotland during the agricultural and industrial revolutions of the 18th and 19th centuries, taken from Parish and County records
Coverage: 1791 to 1845
Publisher: Edina
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
14 - United Nations iLibrary
Alternative titles: also known as 'UN iLibrary'
Description: The United Nations iLibrary is a single research repository for accessing digital content published by the United Nations Secretariat and its funds and programs.
Coverage: 1996-
Publisher: United Nations
Full text: Yes
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
15 - Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers & Periodicals, 1800-1900
Alternative titles: also known as 'Directory of English Newspapers & Periodicals, 1800-1900'
Description: An online bibliographic database of 50,000 Victorian newspaper and periodical publications, with 48,000 personal names, 4,572 issuing bodies and 756 subjects
Publisher: North Waterloo Academic Press
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.