Archives of Sexuality and Gender Parts 1-5

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Archives of Sexuality and Gender: International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture, Parts 1-5

The Archives of Sexuality and Gender program provides a robust and significant collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. With material dating back to the sixteenth century, researchers and scholars can examine how sexual norms have changed over time, health and hygiene, the development of sex education, the rise of sexology, changing gender roles, social movements and activism, erotica, and many other interesting topical areas. This growing archival program offers rich research opportunities across a wide span of human history.

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Royal Geographical Society Archive

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Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) was founded in 1830. The learned Society promotes the advancement of geographical science in all its aspects. Since its founding, the RGS-IBG has served as an information exchange for geographers and geography.

Wiley Digital Archives: Royal Geographical Society
Wiley Digital Archives has partnered with RGS-IBG to digitise and bring a large part of this world-class collection to researchers around the world. The majority of content in the Wiley Digital Archive collection presents primary source materials from new scanning that have never been published before and hitherto have only been accessible by visiting the physical archive.

The Royal Geographical Society (RGS) covers the history of geography exploration, colonization and de-colonization, anthropology, law, climate science, gender studies, cartography, and environmental history throughout the British Empire from ~1478 to 1953. It contains manuscripts, correspondence, reports, conference papers, proceedings, maps, charts, atlases, photographs, surveys, data and ephemera—all presented as fully searchable digital images that can be analyzed, downloaded, manipulated, and compared with content from other societies and universities in the Wiley Digital Archives program.

The Wiley Digital Archives-RGS collection also boasts over one hundred unique special collections. These include the Everest Collection; the David Livingstone Collection; the Sir Ernest Shackleton Collection; the Stanley Collection; the Younghusband Collection; the Speke Collection; and the Gertrude Bell Collection.

As before, the original, analogue content represented in the Wiley Digital Archives collection is available for consultation onsite, by permission and under the guidance of the Royal Geographical Society.

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Australian Newspapers Collection 1831-2000

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Historical newspaper content is among researchers most sought-after primary source material. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Australian Collection empowers researchers to digitally travel back through decades to become eyewitnesses to history. Covering leading issues and events, like the gold rush, federation, international politics, society and business, ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Australian Collection reveals the day-to-day news coverage valued by researchers.

This collection of Australian historical newspapers offers full access to the authoritative account of Australian history. Its coverage of The Age (1854– 2000) and the Sydney Morning Herald (1831–2000), provides valuable insight into the political and social life of Australia throughout history. Advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads are also included in the resource, as they illuminate as much history as the articles.

Subject coverage:
Historical news
Australian history
Melbourne news
Sydney news
International news

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Jazz Composers Present


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Jazz Composer Complete provides a catalogue of events featuring the finest jazz composers from around the world, as well as access to livestream Composer Spotlights, Listening Sessions, Roundtables, Group Lessons, and Artist Q&As.

Individual registration is required to access this database – please follow the instructions detailed on the Library Catalogue record to complete successful registration.

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Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry Archive

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Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry is the official Journal of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry is a monthly journal publishing original articles which describe research or report opinions of interest to psychiatrists. These contributions may be presented as original research, reviews, perspectives, commentaries and letters to the editor. The Journal is the leading psychiatry journal of the Asia-Pacific region.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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Rolling Stone Archive (1967-present)

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The backfile of Rolling Stone, from its launch in 1967 to the present. One of the most influential consumer magazines of the 20th-21st centuries, it initially sought to reflect the cultural, social, and political outlook of a generation of students and young adults. It has been a leading vehicle for rock and popular music journalism, as well as covering wider entertainment topics such as film and popular culture.

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Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820

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We now have access to this Alexander Street archive: Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires Since 1820 explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices. It includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and United States empires, and settler societies in the United States, New Zealand, and Australia.

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Recently Acquired E-Resources.

A lot has happened over the last 18 months, and in amongst it all, these are some eresources that were acquired for teaching which may have a broader appeal.

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New Higher Education Platform from Cambridge University Press

CUP’s new “Higher Education” website offers high-quality teaching and learning resources and featuring key functionality.
Higher Education from Cambridge University Press now enables users to:
• Read offline
• Highlight and bookmark text
• Make notes
• Print (copy and paste will be available shortly)
In order to offer these new features it is now necessary for all users of the resources on the “Higher Education” CUP platform to register for an account. Instructions to register are available here.


JoVE unlimited

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We now have access to all of the modules that JoVE offers.
JoVE is devoted to publishing scientific research in a visual format to help researchers overcome two of the biggest challenges facing the scientific research community today; poor reproducibility and the time and labor intensive nature of learning new experimental techniques. JoVE publishes peer-reviewed scientific video protocols to accelerate biological, medical, chemical and physical research in JoVE Journal, and highly engaging scientific video demonstrations of essential laboratory techniques in the JoVE Science Education video database.

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