Food and Drink in History – Trial ends 24 December 2019

Food And Drink in History explores five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink; these materials illustrate the deep links between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socio-economic status, as well as charting key issues around agriculture, nutrition and food production. 

Please send comments to Janalyn Moss.

America in World War Two — Trial ended 6 June 2019

America in World War Two: Oral Histories and Personal Accounts uncovers the stories of American military personnel and civilians during the Second World War through their oral histories, correspondence, diaries, photographs, artifacts, and military records. This digital resource offers an insight into the personal experiences of those involved in the conflict, both on the United States home front and on deployment overseas in Europe, the Mediterranean, the Pacific, China, Burma and India.

* (Note that PDF download options are not available during trials.)

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American History, 1493-1945 – Trial ended 23 April 2018

American History, 1493-1945 comprises over 60,000 primary source documents split across two modules, including correspondence, diaries, government documents, business records, books, pamphlets, newspapers, broadsides, photographs, artwork and maps. It is sourced from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the finest archives available for the study of American history and is divided into two modules: Module 1 Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859 and Module 2 Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945.

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American Civil War Research Database – Trial ended 21 May 2017

The American Civil War Research Database is a definitive online resource for researching individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War. It delivers indexed, searchable information on 4.3 million soldiers and thousands of battles in the form of photographs, regimental rosters, regimental chronicles, officer profiles, and more.

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Early American Newspapers – Trial ended 25 February 2017

Early American Newspapers documents the daily life of hundreds of diverse American communities, supported different political parties and recorded both majority and minority views. This growing digital collection of early American newspapers is the most extensive resource of its kind.

NB: This trial includes University-subscribed content (Series 1, 2, 3, 6, 7) as well as trial-only content (Series 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13).

Please send additional comments to Matthew Braun.

Colonial America, modules I & II – Trial ended 7 October 2016

Colonial America will make available all 1,450 volumes of the CO 5 series from The National Archives, UK, covering the period 1606 to 1822. CO 5 consists of the original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies.*

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African American Communities – Trial ended 4 November 2015

African American Communities presents multiple aspects of the African American community — focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina — through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories, revealing the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and a unique African American culture and identity.

Please send additional comments to Carmelita Pickett.