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  1. Access U.K. & Scotland Newspapers

    Alternative titles: also known as 'NewsBank Access U.K. & Scotland Newspapers'

    Description: Hundreds of local and national newspapers from Scotland and the UK. Each newspaper has its own distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Paid advertisements are excluded and time coverage varies.

    Publisher: Newsbank

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers

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  2. ACM Digital Library

    Description: More than 3 million publications covering computing and information technology topics. This full-text digital library includes the complete collection of ACM's (Association for Computing Machinery) publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, multimedia titles and the Guide to Computing Literature bibliography.

    Coverage: 1954-

    Publisher: Association of Computing Machinery

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

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  3. African American Newspapers (series 1)

    Description: Chronicles 150 years of African American history and culture from more than 280 newspapers. Created in partnership with historical societies and the Library of Congress, and taken from newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries, this resource documents African American experience

    Please note that access is also available for Series 2, 1835-1956

    Coverage: 1827-1998

    Publisher: Readex

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History

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  4. African American Newspapers (series 2)

    Description: Chronicles 150 years of African American history and culture from more than 70 newspapers. Created in partnership with historical societies and the Library of Congress, and taken from newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries, this resource documents African American experience

    Please note that access is also available for Series 1, 1827-1998

    Coverage: 1835-1956

    Publisher: Readex

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History

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  5. American Chemical Society Journals

    Alternative titles: also known as 'ACM journals'

    Description: More than 40 research journals on chemical and related sciences. This digital library is published by the American Chemical Society.

    Coverage: 1996-

    Publisher: American Chemical Society

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

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  6. Antique Map Price Record

    Alternative titles: also known as 'AMPR'

    Description: Describes antique maps, atlases and chart and gives their sale value, with information taken from more dealer and auction catalogues. Contains more than 230,000 records gathered over 30 years.

    Coverage: 1980-

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Subjects: Reference Works, Catalogues & Bibliographies

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  7. Archive of the British Association for the Advancement of Science - Collections on the History of Science (1830s-1970s)

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Wiley Digital Archives: British Association for the Advancement of Science'

    Description: Documents the history of science in the UK and the country's development into a globally competitive centre for science. This archive from the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) covers astronomy, biology, technology, industrial design, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, agriculture, meteorology, and physics. It contains administrative records, correspondence, illustrations, manuscripts, photographs, prototypes, clippings and personal papers.

    Coverage: 1831-

    Publisher: Wiley

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science

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  8. 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: Supporting research into the history of sex, sexuality and gender, this resource includes items from collections spanning 1940 to 2014. It includes materials to examine how sexual norms have changed over time, sexual health and hygiene, the development of sex education, the rise of sexology, changing gender roles, social movements and activism, erotica, and other topical areas. Materials are sourced from the Lesbian Herstory Archives, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society, and New York Public Library, the London School of Economics, and the National Institutes of Health.

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History

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  9. Black Newspaper Collection

    Alternative titles: also known as 'ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection'

    Description: Material from nine newspapers chronicling African American culture, history, civil rights and everyday life.The newspapers were published in the United States and cover more than 110 years of reporting.

    Coverage: 1893-2005

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History

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  10. Brill Journals Collection

    Description: Hundreds of journals covering the arts and humanities, health and life sciences, engineering and technology, science and the social sciences.

    Publisher: Brill

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals, History, Art & Design, Literature

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  11. British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

    Description: A digital library of letters and diaries written by British and Irish women. Covering more than 400 years of writing, it also includes biographies.

    Coverage: 1500 to 1950

    Publisher: Alexander Street Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature, Biography

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  12. 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: The papers of Arthur C. Murray (1879-1962), soldier, Scottish Liberal politician and friend of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Murray was an MP, Foreign Secretary and military attaché, and his correspondence with Roosevelt in the lead up to World War II is a highlight of this digital library.

    Coverage: 1909 to 1962

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, Americana, History, Biography

    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

  13. British History Online

    Description: British and Irish history from medieval times to the current day. This digital library contains thousands of texts, maps and images.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History

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  14. British Library Newspapers, Parts 1 & 2

    Alternative titles: previously known as '19th Century British Library Newspapers, Parts 1 & 2'
    also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: British Library Newspapers'

    Description: More than 70 Scottish and UK national and local newspapers published in the 1800s. This full-text digital library of 19th century newspapers contains complete runs of national, regional and rural daily and weekly publications from Scotland, England, Ireland, and Wales.

    Coverage: 1800 to 1900

    Publisher: Gale-Cengage

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History

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  15. British Literary Manuscripts Online c.1660-1900

    Description: Over 600,000 pages of manuscripts from major British writers, including poems, plays, novels, diaries and correspondence. This full-text digital library provides an intimate look into the lives and works of authors from the 1600s to 1900.

    Coverage: 1660 to 1900

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature, Biography

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  16. British Newspaper Archive

    Description: More than 600 British newspapers, dating from 1710 to the present day.

    This resource has a concurrent user limit of 5 - please try again later if you cannot get access.
    Please complete personal registration and login to access full-text

    Coverage: 1710 onwards

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History, Family History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  17. 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: Extensive collection of full-text British historical archives. Includes : 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

    Subjects: Government & Official, History

    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

  18. British Standards Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'BSOL'

    Description: Over 90,000 British, adopted European and international standards. Includes past, present and draft standards (BS, BS/EN, BS/ISO, BS/EN/ISO).

    This resource has a concurrent user limit of 2

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, Reference Works

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  19. Cambridge Books Online

    Description: Over 2,000 e-books from Cambridge University Press, including more than 100 open access books.

    Coverage: 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013 and open access

    Publisher: Cambridge University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, E-books, History

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  20. Cambridge Journals Online

    Description: Hundreds of peer-reviewed journals from Cambridge University Press. Subjects include humanities, life sciences, mathematics, science, engineering medicine, social sciences, humanities and law.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, Journals, History

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  21. Caribbean newspapers, 1718-1876

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876: From the American Antiquarian Society'

    Description: Over 60 newspapers from 22 Caribbean countries published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Created in partnership with the American Antiquarian Society.

    Publisher: Readex

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, History

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  22. COBRA : the Complete Business Reference Adviser

    Description: Useful for new and existing business owners, this service includes business start-up guides, regulatory factsheets, industry reports and updates. Also contains information helpful for preparing marketing or business plans.

    Publisher: Cobweb

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  23. Cold War Intelligence

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Cold War intelligence online: the secret war between the U.S. and the USSR, 1945-1991'

    Description: A full-text collection of 2,360 formerly classified U.S. government documents (most of them classified Top Secret or higher) which provides readers with the declassified documentary record about the successes and failures of the U.S. intelligence community in its efforts to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

    Coverage: 1945- 1991

    Publisher: Brill

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, History

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  24. Complete dictionary of scientific biography

    This resource is part of: Gale eBooks

    Description: An online dictionary providing information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, Biography

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  25. Country Life Archive

    Description: Every issue of Country Life magazine from 1897 to 2005. This archive of the weekly British culture and lifestyle magazine, chronicles British heritage, including its art, architecture, and landscapes, with an emphasis on leisure pursuits such as antique collecting, hunting, shooting, equestrian news, and gardening.

    Coverage: 1897 to 2005

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences

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  26. Credo Reference

    Description: A full-text collection of over 600 high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers, with over 4 million entries and 1 million images. Titles range from art, language, business, and history, to geography, music, literature, science and religion, and biography.

    Publisher: CredoReference Inc

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Reference Works, Science, History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  27. D&B Hoovers

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'OneSource Global Business Browser'

    Description: A business information database which provides in depth profiles of companies worldwide, industry profiles, news and market research.

    Publisher: Dun & Bradstreet

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  28. Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Digital Evans'
    previously known as 'American Bibliography'

    Description: A full-text digital archive of over 39,000 titles printed in America between 1639 and 1800. Based on the renowned 'American bibliography' by Charles Evans, the archive includes virtually every work of early American publishing and covers books and broadsides, laws and maps, songs and speeches, and much more.

    Coverage: 1639-1800

    Publisher: Readex

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Americana, E-books, History, Literature

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  29. Early English Books Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'EEBO'

    Description: This resource is now accessed from the cross-searchable ProQuest search platform
    A full-text digital archive of some 130,000 books printed between 1473 and 1700. This consists of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and British North America, and works in English printed elsewhere.

    Coverage: 1473 to 1700

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: E-books, History, Literature

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  30. Early European Books

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Early European Books: printed sources to 1700'

    Description: All books published in Europe before 1701. This resource traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the 17th-century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access items.

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature

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