March 20, 2008
The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 – 1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
To access the trial please go to http://www.galeuk.com/trialsite/ and login with the following
access is available until 17th April 2008.
We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn mailto:S.C.Corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments or post them below in the Comments section.
March 11, 2008
Do you have an iGoogle account? Yes? Then why not add the Library’s gadget to your iGoogle page so that you can search our resources quickly and easily. You can view and add the Google Gadget Directory entry from the Loughborough University Library Google Gadget page.
March 11, 2008
National Year of Reading
The Library is supporting the National Year of Reading. Discover your librarian’s favourite read by visiting our website at http://www.lboro.ac.uk/library/new/spotlight-whatweread.htm Why not let us know your favourite book by leaving us a comment to this post.
March 6, 2008
Women’s Writers’ Project will be celebrating Women’s History Month by offering free access to ‘Women Writers Online’ and ‘Renaissance Women Online’ during the month of March, 2008. The collection, providing access to hundreds of lesser known texts by early women writers will be freely open to the public for the entire month.
Women Writers Online is available at :
If you find it useful, please let us know in the comments.