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The ultimate archive
of music journalism.
Classic articles on
artists from all genres and by the finest
music writers of the
last 50 years.
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19th Century British Library Newspapers
48 UK titles giving a detailed view of life in 19th century Britain. Scottish titles include The Glasgow Herald, Aberdeen Journal, Dundee Courier and Caledonian Mercury. Full text searching. Fantastic resource for genealogists and historians.
Ancestry brings your family's past to life…census; immigration records; births, deaths and marriages.
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Gale Literature Resource Center
The world’s most current, comprehensive - and reliable - literature database with biographical entries, articles, journals, reviews, literary criticism, full text-poems, plays and interviews. Fabulous tool for students - and teachers. Or anyone interested in books and authors.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Oxford English Dictionary
Search the authoritative dictionary of the English language.
Oxford Reference Online
and get immediate access to our online resources
An award winning database, combining 30 of ProQuest's most popular databases covering over 160 subject areas including business, science and technology, medicine and health, literature and language, society, culture, the arts, history, and more.
ProQuest: Historical Newspapers - The Scotsman (1817 - 1950)
Full text searching. Results available in PDF format. Fantastic resource for genealogists and historians.
The ultimate archive of music journalism contains classic articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, on all genres from rockabilly to hip hop and by the finest music writers of the last 50 years including Lester Bangs and Nick Kent.
Rock's Backpages also features a library of over 300 audio interviews, including classic conversations with Leonard Cohen, Morrissey, Little Richard, Arthur Lee,
Joni Mitchell, Johnny Cash and Kurt Cobain
360,000 Scottish images & media from museums, galleries, archives and media organisations.
Available in The Mitchell