Trials to two eresources are now available to Oxford users via OxLIP+ and History databases desiderata & trials webpage. Staff and students of the History Faculty are encouraged to leave comments on the History databases desiderata & trials webpage or to email the History Librarian. Feedback will be collated and presented to the Committee of Library Provision in History which advises on the prioritisation of funds.
The Churchill Archives
This provides access to nearly 800,000 documents such as speeches, private letters, telegrams, manuscripts and government transcripts. Accompanying the resource are specially-commissioned articles, as well as reading lists and bibliographies. Readers can search the collection by topic, by person, by place or by period. This resources is relevant for students and researches of modern history, politics and international affairs.
The trial ends 9 January 2013.
The Diaries of Joseph Goebbels Online
Thisinclude a transcription of all handwritten entries from the years 1923 to July 1941 and the subsequent dictations up until 1945. This edition, issued by the Institut für Zeitgeschichte, is based on the reproduction of the entire diaries on glass microfiches – commissioned by Goebbels himself – that was discovered by Elke Fröhlich in the former special archive in Moscow. For the first time, the database gives researchers the chance to access the diaries of Joseph Goebbels electronically using the valuable subject index that until now was available in print only.
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The trial ends 30 November 2012.