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What's the deal with e-books?


Category : Nyheter Aktuella kurser E-resurser

Do you have 15 minutes to spare this Wednesday, November 26? Then you have the opportunity to learn more about how to find, borrow and make annotations in e-books. 

No registration is needed, just come to the library at three o’clock. Bring your own tablet or smartphone, if you have one.

Coffee is served. Welcome!

The Digital Loeb Classical Library - Test until 17/12


Category : Nyheter E-resurser Humaniora

The well-known publishing company that since 1911 has published Latin and Greek classics with parallel translation has now been digitized.

Loeb 2“The Loeb Library, with its Greek or Latin on one side of the page and its English on the other, came as a gift of freedom…"

—Virginia Woolf, The Times Literary Supplement, 1917
James Loeb's publishing company has made it their mission to make the classic Latin and Greek literature accessible to a wider public. More than hundred years of publishing has resulted in 521 volumes with the original text in Latin or Classical Greek on the left page and an English translation on the right page.

The Digital Loeb Classical Library - The digital version of this publication - makes everything available online. You can search for individual works or authors, or browse a list. Digitization also allows you to search in both the original text and the English translation. (Beneath the text - see picture.) Loeb 1 (1)

You can only print two pages at a time and download is not permitted at all.

Picture database ARTstor Digital Library - test.


Category : E-resurser Humaniora Naturvetenskap Samhällsvetenskap

1.8 million digital images from museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives and artists, relevant to history, archeology, education, philosophy, literature and more. Until 15/12.

ARTstor Digital Library is a non-profit initiative that is used for teaching and learning in a variety of disciplines across the world and provides access to images and metadata for non-commercial purposes. High resolution images are available with tools to search, browse, zoom, print, download and share images.
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 What can you do in the ARTstor Digital Library?
Keyword search
Advanced search
Browse by collection, classification, or geography
Sort search results by date, creator, or title
Narrow search results by geography, date range or classification
View images and image data
Zoom in on and pan images
Print and save images and related data to other hardware
Organize images into groups
Upload and manage personal images and sound files in Artstor
Save and share images, image details, and image groups
Batch download images
Download images to PowerPoint, KeyNote, and more.

For more information:

System requirements
Instructional videos
Guides for teaching
How Artstor is used in scholarship

American Consumer Culture 1935-1965 -Test


Category : Nyheter E-resurser Humaniora Samhällsvetenskap

Until 19/12, you can try a database with documents on American advertising and advertising research from the time of the emergence of consumer culture.

American Consumer Culture - Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965 provides a unique insight into the American consumption boom in the mid-1900s through access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst, market research pioneer and widely-recognised ‘father’ of Motivational Research.
The collection contains thousands of reports commissioned by advertising agencies and global companies in a prosperous time for consumerism, "Madison Avenue" advertising and global brands in consumer products ranging from tobacco and broadcasting to cars and hotels.
Dichter's Freud-inspired and incredibly influential studies could exploit consumers' emotions to the favour of any agency or big brand - such as the successful introduction of Mattel's Barbie doll.
This collection is intended to provide researchers in consumer culture, business, advertising, marketing and psychology with a variety of documentation.


Mass Observation Online -Test Period


Category : Nyheter E-resurser Humaniora Samhällsvetenskap

Until 19/12 you can try this digitized archive of documentation of British daily life from 1937 to 1950. 

The archive is the result of work in the social science research organization Mass Observation. This was founded in 1937 by, among others, the anthropologist Tom Harrisson, filmmaker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge and aimed to create an "anthropology of ourselves". They recruited a group of observers and a panel of volunteer writers to study the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain. This original work continued until the early 1950s.
The physical archive came to the University of Sussex in 1970 and was opened as a public resource for historical research. The archive contains all the material generated by Mass Observation between 1937 and 1949, with some later additions from the 1950s and 1960s.

Selected parts of the Mass Observation Archive are now available online through the resource Mass Observation Online from Adam Matthew Digital. Available online are: file reports, early publications, selected topic collections and diaries and directive responses from 1939 to 1950.

The resource also contains interactive maps, bibliographic resources and essays on various aspects of Mass Observation 1937-1950.Mass Observation

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Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014