Read all about it! The Daily Mail Historical Archive

A stack of newspapers and a mug of teaTry out the Daily Mail Historical Archive 1896-2004 now! We currently have trial access until 19th December.

This resource gives access to news articles, advertisements and images from this popular British newspaper. The Daily Mail has often influenced government policy and national debate. It can be used to explore a range of subjects including:

  • The First World War
  • Women and gender – it had a women’s column from its earliest issues and introduced the first women’s supplement in 1968
  • Politics – in particular grassroots conservatism
  • Crime – sensational crime articles
  • Advertising – what can adverts tell us about contemporary society?

Access is available on-campus and off-campus.

Help us to decide

If you have any feedback about this resource, good or bad, please contact Gordon Connell, Business and Social Sciences Liaison Team Manager, with your views at

Sophie Dorman, E-resources Team


Access art films online, anytime, anywhere!

Some paints, paintbrushes and a sketchbookWe currently have trial access to Artfilms until 31st December.

You can access thousands of art videos from Artfilms-Digital. These include masterclasses, interviews, documentaries and other films to entertain, educate and inform.

Access is available on-campus and off-campus.

Help us to decide

If you have any feedback about this resource, good or bad, please let Ruth Ng and Karen Drury, Liaison Librarians for Art, know –

Sophie Dorman, E-resources Team

Database spotlight on Investment Arbitration

Signed contract Are you interested in international arbitration and the law that governs it?

Invest a bit of time and help us to arbitrate the worth of the IAReporter news and analysis service as a resource for your research and study.

Report your findings to liaison librarian for Law, Ross Connell –

Trial access to IAReporter is available on- and off-campus until 14 July.


Lucy Ardill, E-resources Team


OECD books and papers – try it now!

Open laptop with notepadWe currently have trial access to OECD books and papers, until 30 November. Access is open from on- and off-campus for books and papers.

This OECD database gives access to the publications of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), International Energy Agency (IEA), OECD Development Centre, International Transport Forum (ITF), Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) and the Sahel and West Africa Club. This includes access to all book and paper content from 1998 onwards. Books include monographs, series publications, conference proceedings, policy reviews, guidelines and manuals, reference books, statistical annuals and other items published in book form. Papers include journals, other periodicals, annuals and outlooks and working papers.

Help us to decide

Please send your comments on this resource to business liaison librarians Karen and Ruth –

Lucy Ardill, E-resources Team

Keep it real with Sage business cases

Laptop, business chartsSAGE Business Cases can be used to see how business works in real life. Put the theories to the test and learn from the successes and failures of real companies in these case studies. Choose from over 1000 business cases.

This trial is available on- and off-campus until 30th March.

Help us to decide

Please send your feedback on this resource to Karen Drury and Ruth Ng, Management and Accounting Liaison Librarians –

 Eóin Davies, E-resources Team

New architecture resource – try it now!

Eiffel towerTry out Art and Architecture Complete and let us know what you think.

This database for the study of art and architecture provides easy access to academic journals, magazines, trade publications and books. It includes full-text coverage for hundreds of journals with some dating back to 1937.

The trial is available both on- and off-campus and will last until 25 November.

Let us know what you think!

Please send your comments on this resource to the Architecture Liaison Librarian, Helen Hathaway. Email:

Jackie Skinner, Library Web Manager