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Trial access to Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980 and Virginia Company Archives
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:37:46 +0000
UCL has trial access to Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980 (modules I, II & III) and Virginia Company Archives until 1st April 2015. For off-site access, please use Web WTS or Desktop@UCLAnywhere. Apartheid South Africa includes British government files from the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices spanning the period 1948 to 1980. These previously restricted […]Read more...
Routledge Handbooks Online
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:56:50 +0000
UCL has trial access to Routledge Handbooks Online until 31st March 2015. For off-site access, please use Web WTS or Desktop@UCLAnywhere. The trial includes access to over 300 handbooks organized into 18 subject collections. Every chapter acts as a standalone piece of scholarship, complete with its own abstract and metadata, providing a useful research tool. Please […]Read more...
Getting the most from Explore
Explore is UCL Library Services' single search tool for finding journals, books, full-text articles, archive material and much more. Whether you're looking for items on your reading list or information for a project or research, you'll find it in Explore and you get instant access to any full-text we subscribe to.
Explore contains the whole of the UCL library catalogue, but also much more besides.
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Search everything in Explore
||Printed and electronic book and journal titles held by UCL|
||A remotely-held catalogue of millions of electronic journal articles and other full-text e-resources|
||UCL Library Services' digital collections|
||Open access documents from UCL's publications repository|
UCL Exam Papers
||Electronic copies of UCL exam papers|
UCL's archives catalogue
||Journal titles to which UCL Library provides access, both print and electronic|
UCL Reading Lists
||Links to lists by course code or title|
If you know you are looking for a particular type of material, we
recommend limiting your search to that type of material before entering
your search terms. E.g. if you know you are looking for a library book,
select Library catalogue from the drop-down list before typing your
If you are looking for the most relevant information (of any type) on a particular topic, simply type your search terms into the box and then look at your results. You can later narrow down your search results by type of material (e.g. UCL library books) if you wish, simply by clicking on one of the links to the left of the results.
Explore uses a complex ranking called ScholarRank which is tailored to the academic environment. It starts by ranking results according to the presence of your search terms in their author/title etc. Then it ranks materials more highly if they are known to be more well-respected/used by academic users.
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