New books written by staff from the Department of English have been recently received by the library.
“If there were a Mount Rushmore of 20th-century authors, Doris Lessing would most certainly be carved upon it.” - Margaret Atwood in The Guardian (2013).
Atwood’s tribute is just one of the many pouring in since the Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing passed away yesterday, aged 94.
Gale’s new platform Artemis Primary Sources provides simultaneous searching of two databases of historical resources, Eighteenth Century Collections Online and Nineteenth Century Collections Online.
Looking to search across a wide range of historical newspapers? Try Gale NewsVault.
The General Library’s Level G foyer is currently hosting an interesting display from the project Poetry Off the Page, produced in collaboration between the Faculty of Science’s Photon Factory and the Faculty of Arts’ Department of English.
From 21-27 October, the University of Auckland celebrates Open Access Week. As part of the week’s events, the Royal Society of New Zealand’s Matt McGregor will be presenting a session on Tuesday from 1-2pm, titled "From Open Access to Open Licensing: Copyright, Creative Commons and Scholarly Publishing".
Papers Past, the National Library’s digitised collection of 19th and early 20th Century New Zealand newspapers and periodicals, recently passed the landmark of three million digitised pages.
NZ On Screen, a website containing 1000s of television shows, films and music videos available online for public viewing, is celebrating its fifth birthday this month.
The Man Booker Prize Shortlist for 2013 was recently announced and has been described as the “best shortlist in a decade” (Churchwell, 2013).
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