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Subjects: American Studies; History

Description: A collection of primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. The collection focuses on six crucial phases of Black Freedom, from Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860) through to the Contemporary Era (1976-2000).

Contents: Primary Sources

Access: No Password Needed
Subjects: MANY

Description: A collection of content related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. This database brings together content made freely available by major publishers from around the world. This versatile content set is designed to help students, researchers, and health care professionals investigate answers to pressing questions arising in the wake of the pandemic.

Contents: Scholarly (peer reviewed) Journal Articles; Conference Proceedings; Dissertations; Preprints

Access: UDo/EZproxy
Subjects: Sport & Exercise; Outdoors & Adventure; Health & Social Care

Description: Collection of eBooks and videos covering sports, physical activity and dance.

Contents: E-books; Videos

Access: UDo/EZproxy
The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 15th December 2021.

Subjects: MANY

Description: Approximately 7,900 issues (200,000 pages) from all volumes of Punch from 1841 to 1992, including Almanacks and other special numbers (issues), as well as prefaces, epilogues, indexes, and other specially produced material from the bound volumes.

Contents: Popular (non-scholarly) Articles - Magazines

Access: UDo/Ezproxy