Distance learning support
For quick access to high quality information for your assignments, try the links on these pages.
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• The Economist historical archive 1843-2015
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
This archive gives you highly respected commentary and analysis of global news each week from 1843 to 2015. Search by subject or browse by date. The articles are full facsimiles, including photos and charts. Read about financial crises as they happened.
• Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
Access the full text of popular entertainment industry magazine archives, including New Musical Express, Variety, The Stage and Screen International.
Additional access instructions:
For off campus use this link
• The Guardian and Observer Archives
Access stories and photos from The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003). Use Nexis if you want to search up to the current day.
For off campus access use this link
• The Times: Digital Archive 1785-2019
Search over 200 years of articles. Articles are full facsimiles of what was published on the day and you can view the article in its original page location if you want.
Watch this video showing you how to make the most of the features available.
• Women’s magazine archive. 3
Search the backfiles of leading women's magazines from the late-19th century through to 2005. Titles include Company, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Parents, Prima, Seventeen and She from the UK, US and Canada. If you want to search just the UK versions, go to Advanced Search, then scroll to Place of Publication and tick London. Access more recent content via PressReader.
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