April 2009 Entries
The Blackwell Companions series provide useful introductions to a topic. Many of these are available online in the e-book collection Blackwell Reference Online.
The full text of working papers and policy briefs from some Research Institutes are avilable in the database CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online.
New Development e-books in NetLibrary.
Documents on British Policy Overseas is a searchable online collection providing a wide range of primary source documents from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, shedding light on British diplomacy throughout the twentieth century.
This database is available on a trial basis until 8 May and accessible only on campus.
The British Library recently launched EThOS, the Electronic Theses Online Service.
EThOS is a free online database with 250,000 records for doctoral theses from UK higher education institutions. This brings together the electronic theses from many institutional repositories, together with records for other theses that are still only available in hard copy.
A major update more than doubles the size of the collection of Mass Observation material available online.
Additions include the complete diaries 1941-1942, and six topical collections covering film, reading habits, dreams, religion, victory celebrations, and capital punishment.
FIAF Plus has extended coverage of Positif and full-text coverage now extends from 1972-2008.