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We are delighted to announce that thanks to a new agreement with BFI and JISC, the Library is now able to offer all UoE students and staff full access to the subscription-only film content on BFI Player. Our access to classic and cult films from across the decades will be for the rest of this academic year (2022/23) in the first instance.
To access the BFI Player and create your own viewing Account, please follow these 3 easy steps:
We currently have temporary access to the following database on a one month trial basis:
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture, covering approximately 1733 to 1968, features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. Access rare documents sourced from the British Library and other renowned institutions, and curated by experts in British arts history. This archive includes thousands of invaluable primary sources, including original, signed works, that explore Victorian popular culture, bloods and penny dreadfuls, music, and the history of the English stage.
You can access the trial via the library e-resources trials webpage
Please do submit your feedback about this resource as we cannot consider purchasing it as a new subscription without positive feedback regarding its usefulness for research and/or teaching. Thank you!
From Monday 2nd October all ECA students and staff will have access to a trial of the new Bloomsbury Design Library, a comprehensive online resource which offers coverage of design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day. It combines carefully curated text and image content of the highest quality with an intuitive taxonomy for research and discovery. It can be used to enhance teaching, learning and research in the field of Visual Arts and Design.
You can access the trial directly via: https://www.bloomsburydesignlibrary.com/home
To access all the trials currently available on the library e-resources trials webpage, using your EASE log-in, please go to http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/e-resources-trials
Our trial of the Bloomsbury Design Library will last 60 days. Please dont forget to give us your feedback via the trials webpage above.