The Northern Ireland Official Publications Archive (NIOPA) is now freely available at the following address: http://niopa.qub.ac.uk/ It is possible to browse by department. Agency, document type or titles as well as to conduct keyword searches. Materials are availbale from approximately 2015 onwards The link is on our UK and Ireland Archives page http://www2.le.ac.uk/library/find/subjects/history/ukandireland For more information […]
The Latest report from the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University examines the role of traditional and new media during the 2016 presidential election campaigns. It examines who supported Trump and has mappings of Twitter news sources for both campaigns.
Free access to this archive of lectures, readings and discussions featuring the leading writers and Nobel prize winners in Economics, Science and Peace, social reformers, philosophers and political and artistic revolutionaries from the 1960s onwards. It includes video and audio content on the freedom of the press, censorship, literature and the State and feminism and […]
It is now possible to search issues of the US Congressional Record (which comprises the debates and proceedings of the United States Congress and the history of Bills and other legislation) from the 1940s (volume 87) onwards via the official gov.info website. This includes the Second World War, the Marshall plan and the Cold War. Also recently […]
With the UK general election coming soon, try the latest annual audit of Democratic engagement from the Hansard Society. The report is based on an annual survey of the public conducted by Ipsos MORI between 2 December 2016 and 15 January 2017 with a representative quota sample of 1,771 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain. […]
Free access to this reference book from the Library of Congress. It includes essays and statistics designed for the general public which trace the history of women’s representation in the US parliamentary system.
With the triggering of Article 50, here is an opportunity to compare the 1975 and 2016 EU referendum campaigns. Launched this week as part of the LSE Digital library the Brexit collection which has digitised pamphlets from 1975 and 2016 allowing you to directly compare content, style and rhetoric. You can sort by title, subject or […]
Today (8th March) is budget day- keep up with the news and views – with our selection of academic resources. This will be the last spring budget as unless the chancellor changes his mind all will be held annually in the autumn from now on. Read the full text papers on the UK Government website […]
A new framework of guidelines as been issued by IFES which will help officials monitor, assess and respond to gender violence during elections. Other useful international organisations examining women and political participations include the IPU they have up to date figures on women’s parliamentary representation worldwide. They also maintain a free bibliographic database where you […]
The Word on the Street has broadsheet popular newspapers from 1650-1910. Search by keyword or place. Get popular reports of current events, crimes, politics and attitudes. See for instance this report of cross-dressing from the early 19th century. Other great Scottish digital resources include: Glasgow Digital Library. This has many free online collections. Highlights include: […]