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UNSW Paddington Library after hours chute closed

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

UNSW Paddington Library after hours chute will be closed from  Friday 19th December to Monday 1st January 2015 inclusive. During this period, items can be returned to UNSW Main campus after hours chutes, located at the Foyer entrance  of the Main Library and  on the Ground Floor of the Law Library.

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Punch Historical Archive 1841-1992

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

Punch Historical Archive 1841-1992  From 1841 to 1992 Punch was the world’s most celebrated magazine of humour and satire – imitated, parodied and pirated from America to India and Japan.  The Punch Historical Archive will allow users to navigate and search all issues, seasonal numbers and almanacks of this iconic publication, providing a unique insight [...]

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Chatham House Online Archive. Part I (1920 – 1979)

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

Chatham House Online Archive.  Module 1: 1920-1979. Meetings/Speeches, 1920-1979 with audio recordings from 1966 Journals Survey of International Affairs, 1920-1963 Documents of International Affairs, 1928-1963 Chatham House Reports, Briefing Papers and Pamphlets, 1920-1979 Chatham House Books/monographs, 1920-1979 Review of the Foreign Press, 1939-1945 Refugee Survey, 1939-1945 Survey of Commonwealth Affairs, 1931-1962 Documents and Speeches of [...]

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Grassroots Civil Rights & Social Activism: FBI files on Benjamin J. Davis, Jr.

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

The FBI files on Benjamin J. Davis, Jr. that make up this collection were assembled by Dr. Gerald Horne, author of Black Liberation/Red Scare: Ben Davis and the Communist Party, and the breadth of issues addressed by these records is astounding. Davis served as a leader in local, district, and national leadership bodies of the [...]

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Ralph J. Bunche Oral Histories Collection on the civil rights movement

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

The Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection from the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center is a unique resource for the study of the era of the American civil rights movement. Included here are transcriptions of close to 700 interviews with those who made history in the struggles for voting rights, against discrimination in housing, for the desegregation [...]

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Victorian Popular Culture

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

Victorian Popular Culture, an essential resource for the study of popular entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This innovative portal invites users into the darkened halls, small backrooms and travelling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic and spiritualist séances. Comments and feedback are welcome.

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London Low Life : street culture, social reform and the Victorian underworld

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

London Low Life is a full-text searchable resource relating to 18th, 19th and early 20th century London. In addition to the digital documents, London Low Life contains a wealth of secondary resources, including a chronology, interactive maps, essays, online galleries and links to other useful websites. Comments and feedback are welcome.

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American Consumer Culture : market research & American business, 1935-1965

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

American Consumer Culture : market research & American business, 1935-1965 provides an insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst, market research pioneer and widely-recognized ‘father of motivational research’.  The material covers a wide range of industries [...]

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The First World War

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

The First World War portal showcases a wealth of primary source material for the study of the Great War, complemented by a range of contextual secondary features. The three available modules are Personal experiences Propaganda and Recruitment Visual perspectives and Narratives Comments and feedback are welcome.

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Austroads Publications Online

September 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, New Resources

Austroads Publications Online publications provides access to a large range of technical and research reports in PDF. A notification service called Roadwatch sends an email to you alerting you of new products and updates based on your subject selections. Comments and feedback are welcome.

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