Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Importing EndNote Files into the University Repository

The University Repository Blog has a new post with step by step instructions on how to import EndNote files

http://livrepo.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/importing-your-endnote-items-into.html


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

TRIAL: Collections for the Study of African, African-American and Caribbean History, Literature and Culture

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Collections for the Study of African, African-American and Caribbean History, Literature and Culture, until 23rd October 2015.

To access this trial go to:
http://ezproxy.liv.ac.uk/login?url=http://infoweb.newsbank.com
(login required off-campus).

The following collections are available:

Caribbean History and Culture: Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia (1535-1920)

More than 1,200 fully cataloged and searchable books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera cover the history of this broad region from the 16th century to the early 20th century.

Major subject areas covered include Atlantic Studies, Diaspora Studies, Economic Studies, History of Medicine, Ethnicity and Gender Studies, Latin America and Slavery.

Works include multi-volume histories of the region, letters, diaries, trial records, confessions, ship logs, military reports, government documents and much more.

African History and Culture: Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia (1540-1920)

More than 1,300 fully cataloged and searchable books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera cover the history, peoples, and social and economic development of the African continent from the 16th century to the early 20th century.

Major subject areas covered include Africana Studies, Atlantic Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Economic Studies, Slavery and Diaspora Studies.

Works include historical narratives, social histories, maps, navigational logs, military reports, government documents, demographic studies, anthropological studies, natural histories, personal and personal memoirs and much more.

Black Authors: Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia (1556-1922)

More than 550 fully catalogued and searchable works by black authors from the Americas, Europe and Africa.

Major subject areas include Literature, Ethnic History, Colonialism, Gender Studies, Slavery, Diaspora Studies and related fields.

Works include personal narratives, autobiographies, histories, expedition reports, military reports, novels, essays, poems and musical compositions.

After trying the collections, please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A new look to the repository

After a period of testing on the sandbox, the new look and feel front page of the University Repository has been made live, featuring a more streamlined look, relocated user menu options and always available search.

As always, comments and feedback welcome on this post or to the author.