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Liberating Histories A new project based at Northumbria University and partnered with the Women’s Library at the LSE which explores feminist magazines from the beginning of the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1968 to the present day. It will be developing class resources for teachers and linking to digital archives. It is also aiming to develop […]
Thirteen volumes from the Brown library. Each in the series includes: a recording of a 90-minute panel discussion that took place throughout the 2021-2022 academic year Student Voices podcast episodes in which Brown University students engage the panelists in follow-up discussions recommendations for entry-point materials on the subject multimedia resource collections of readings, online exhibitions, […]
Funded by the National Lottery, Sisters doing it for themselves comprises 14 oral history recordings covering the careers, life experiences and insight of 14 women selected by the Women’s Resource Centre for their leadership. Also a good resource for Black History Month as they include insight from the lived experiences of women of colour.
Global registry of oil and gas reserves, provides access in one place to production and emissions with data for more than 50,000 fields. Launched by Carbon Tracker Initiative, with data support from Global Energy Monitor, the Global Registry also received initial support from France, Sweden, Luxembourg and Nauru at COP26 in Glasgow. Visualisations also include sections on […]
Join Dr Emma Parker on a free bike tour of the significant places associated with local author, creator of Adrian Mole, The Queen and I and Queen Camilla, Sue Townsend. Saturday 15th October, setting of at 10.00 am from the Town Hall bike park. More details are available on the Let’s Ride website.
A podcast in which members of the University talk to Dr Emma Parker about their favourite book. A must-hear for all who love reading for pleasure.
Anti-racism toolkit for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) have produced this guide to BAME American communities in the publishing industry and the problems they might face.Resources to increase solidarity and help achieve equity are provided. Free access.
Medieval and Renaissance Women project: digitised manuscripts The British Library is in the process of digitising many of its manuscripts, rolls and charters connected with women from Britain and across Europe, and made between 1100 and 1600. Examples include: Christine de Pizan Le Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie Prayer books illustrations The project is […]
The English Civil War ‘Loss Accounts’ for Warwickshire Transcribed by a team of volunteers directed by Dr Maureen Harris in a National Lottery project, the ‘Loss Accounts’ itemize the financial and material losses sustained by local inhabitants in Warwickshire through Parliamentary activity before and during the First English Civil War between 1642 and 1646. They […]
https://www.electionguide.org/ The International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) ElectionGuide.org covers national elections in 240 countries, including snap elections and referenda.It provides verified information on: the structure of political institutions and electoral systems political parties and candidates voter registration deadlines and details referendum provisions; voter turnout election results. The recently updated site now features a published data […]