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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: History; Humanities

Description: The complete set of Bloomsbury’s Cultural Histories series, supplemented by an extensive list of eBooks, images from world-renowned institutions including the Wellcome Collection and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and an interactive timeline that covers cultural history from antiquity to the present day.

Contents: E-books; Images

Access: UDo/EZproxy
  • FE access only!
Trial
The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 31st July 2021.

Subjects: Built Environment; Engineering

Description: A collection of digital resources such as guides and interactive learning materials, created for and by further education and skills practitioners.

Contents: Videos

Access: UDo/Shibboleth
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
  • FE access only!
Trial
The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 31st July 2021.

Subjects: Computing

Description: A collection of videos, guides, infographics and non-linear interactive learning materials, created for and by further education and skills practitioners.

Contents: Videos

Access: UDo/Shibboleth
  • FE access only!
Trial
The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 31st July 2021.

Subjects: Education

Description: A collection of videos, guides, infographics and non-linear interactive learning materials, created for and by further education and skills practitioners.

Contents: Videos

Access: UDo/Shibboleth
  • FE access only!
Trial
The University of Derby Library has trial access to this resource until 31st July 2021.

Subjects: Health & Social Care

Description: A collection of digital resources such as videos, guides, infographics and interactive learning materials, created for and by further education and skills practitioners.

Contents: Videos

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

Description: Collection of e-books and videos covering sports, physical activity and dance.

Contents: E-books; Videos

Access: UDo/EZproxy
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Subjects: MANY

Description: LGBT Magazine Archive traces the history and evolution of LGBT history and culture, including legal contexts, health, lifestyle, politics, social attitudes, activism, gay rights, and arts/literature.

Contents: Popular (non-scholarly) Articles - Magazines; Primary Sources; Trade/Professional Articles

Access: UDo/EZproxy
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Subjects: MANY

Description: Access to an extensive multidisciplinary collection of SAGE and CQ Press e-books, encyclopedias and handbooks

Contents: E-books; Encyclopedias

Access: UDo/EZproxy
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Subjects: MANY

Description: A collection of interactive resources to help students hone their academic skills.

Contents: Videos; Guides

Access: UDo/EZproxy

More info: To take tests, save progress and take journal notes, users will need to create an account using their university email address.
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Subjects: MANY

Description: Complete digital editions of The Telegraph newspaper from 1855 - 2016, searchable by keyword

Contents: Popular (non-scholarly) Articles - Newspapers

Access: UDo/EZproxy
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