June 2010 Entries
Victorian Popular Culture is a collection of primary source material on popular entertainment in late eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain and America, with supporting essays. It includes manuscripts, printed books, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, posters, handbills, children's literature, and celebrity memoirs.
Literary Manuscripts is a searchable facsimile collection of 190 seventeenth and eighteenth century verse manuscripts held at the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds. It includes a palaeographic section with transcriptions in plain text and alphabet keys to aid the reader.
HarpWeek is an online archive providing a searchable facsimile copy of each issue of the leading 19th century illustrated newspaper Harper's Weekly from its inception in 1857 through to the last issue for 1912.
The Library has trial access until July 22, 2010.
Pacific Progress 2010 is a series of reports which examine the place of New Zealand’s Pacific peoples in a number of sectors. The first two reports in the 2010 series were released on 16 June, and include:
- Education and Pacific peoples in New Zealand
- Demographics of New Zealand's Pacific population
Several historical indexes have been added to 19th Century Masterfile
Galloupe's General Index to Engineering Periodicals 1883-1893
Contents-Subject Index to General and Periodical Literature 1850-1899 (Cotgreave)
The Journal of War and Cultural Studies has a broad but clearly-defined research field: the relationship between war and culture in the twentieth century, and into the twenty-first, primarily in Europe but not excluding other areas involved in conflict, although these will retain a focus on their relationship to Europe.
14 specially commissioned essays that respond to a diverse selection of items from the John Johnson Collection are available online.
The Asian Languages Collection is now organized using the Library of Congress Classification scheme.
Do you know how to use this classification system to locate books in the Asian Languages Collection?
A 30-minute tutorial will be held as follows:
3:00 - 3:30 PM, Monday, 14 June 2010
3:00 - 3:30 PM, Monday, 21 June 2010
3:00 - 3:30 PM, Monday, 28 June 2010
Asian Languages Collection
Level 3, General Library
No booking required
Sociology Compass is a journal that publishes peer-reviewed survey articles, rather than original research articles. It will be useful for students beginning their research and looking for an overview of the academic literature of a topic.