Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Archives Unbound - Digitised Primary Collections now available


The Library currently has access to Archives Unbound produced by Gale Cengage.

This is a collection of 237 unique digitised primary sources covering a broad range of historical areas including: 
  • Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
  • European History
  • French Language Titles
  • Gender Studies
  • Irish History
  • Middle East Studies
  • World War II
Archival source documents include personal correspondence, government files and reports,  pamphlets, speeches and memoranda  from a range of historical periods.

This resource will be of interest to academic staff, researchers and students at all levels that are conducting primary research for projects, essays, minor or major dissertations and further study. Individual collections of note include:
Complete access to Archives Unbound is available until September 2017. The Library will review usage of the resource and will selectively purchase perpetual access to the most accessed collections.

Archives Unbound features:
  • Intuitive searches that deliver organised results
  • Highlighted keywords to facilitate research
  • Flexible and accessible for the 24-hour researcher
  • Subject-specific collections support multidisciplinary research in history, political science, hard science, ethnic studies and more
  • Active publishing schedule, with multiple collections added annually
  • 5,000 to 200,000 pages per collection
Browse the title list of collections on Archives Unbound.


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