Category: Online Resources

#TakeABreak: Develop an affection for the National Theatre Collection

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The National Theatre Collection, available via Alexander Street Press, features videos of exceptional performances, scripts, and exclusive archive materials, providing greater context and background to the various productions featured….Continue Reading #TakeABreak: Develop an affection for the National Theatre Collection

Take your seats for Digital Theatre Plus

Screenshot showing some of the writers and performers featured on Digital Theatre Plus.

When an exam revision break is needed, pop on something from Digital Theatre Plus to get away from it all. There’s a lot choice for every taste out there, here’s a list of recommendations that will improve any evening….Continue Reading Take your seats for Digital Theatre Plus

Log-in to Literature Online (LION)

Screenshot of the Literature Online (LION) database.

Literature Online (LION) compiles different types of resources (including drama, poetry and prose) from a variety of publishers like Cambridge University Press‎ and John Hopkins Press. It also includes a wide range of releases from the ‘Cambridge Companion to Literature’ series. LION is a great way to access these sorts of materials as they are…Continue Reading Log-in to Literature Online (LION)

Explore the UK with Digimap

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Digimap is an online service that allows you to create maps of any location in the UK using Ordnance Survey map data. As well as OS topographic data, you can view a range of information including: Historic maps, from 1846 to 1996; Geological maps and data; Nautical charts and a range of maritime features; Environmental…Continue Reading Explore the UK with Digimap

Access the archive of The Washington Post

CityLibrary now has access to the archive of The Washington Post, which covers the years from 1877 to 2006. Staff and students have access to the digital edition of the Washington Post including illustrations and photos published with the articles. The entire newspaper with articles, advertisements and images are included in the archive. Search results can be filtered…Continue Reading Access the archive of The Washington Post

Resources enhanced for theatre, drama and dance

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CityLibrary has added two exciting new performing arts related resources to our collection: Theatre and Drama Premium and Dance Online: Dance in Video….Continue Reading Resources enhanced for theatre, drama and dance

Lexis+

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Lexis Library has been upgraded to Lexis+, a single database that incorporates both the previous LexisLibrary (cases, legislation, articles, Halsbury’s Laws of England and more) and LexisPSL (practitioner database with practice notes and practical legal research sources). The new database has an improved interface and search functionality making it easier to find what you need…Continue Reading Lexis+

Have you logged on to FT.com?

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We’ve arranged a subscription to FT.com, giving you access to all of the site including apps for phones and tablets, up-to-date news and information, plus all the FT’s articles. The FT is a leading news organisation which began life as a newspaper in the 19th century, famously recognisable by its distinctive salmon pink newsprint, and…Continue Reading Have you logged on to FT.com?

Two ace databases for performing arts

Screenshot of International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance

You can now access two new databases covering topics related to performing arts. The International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text is a mix of different journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts all relating to theatre and performance. It has over 560 full-text titles and covers a wide span of years…Continue Reading Two ace databases for performing arts