A wealth of primary sources – trial access to British Online Archives extended again!

The Library’s trial access to all 96 collections from British Online Archives has been extended until 30 April.  The archive contains over 4 million records drawn from both private and public archives, which are organised thematically.

Collections include ‘The British Union of Fascists: Newspapers and Secret Files, 1933-1951’, ‘British Labour Party Papers, 1906-1969 and 1968-1994’, ‘Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865’, ‘Zimbabwe under colonial rule, in Government reports, 1897-1980’, ‘British officers’ diaries from World War I, 1914-1919’, ‘British women trade unionists on strike at Bryant & May, 1888’ and much more.

Access to British Online Archives is now available off-campus until 30 April. Shelves with boxes of documents

Help us to decide

Feedback about any of the collections would be appreciated.  Please send this to Charlie Carpenter, Academic Liaison Librarian for History: c.a.carpenter@reading.ac.uk.

Lindsay Warwick, E-resources Team