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The Digital Loeb Classical Library - Test until 17/12

2014-10-27

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.

Popular Culture in Britain and America,1950-1975- test

2014-10-24

Category : Nyheter Humaniora Samhällsvetenskap

Flower Power, the student movement, the Vietnam War, the space race, the consumer society ... Take part of digitized archive material from the United Kingdom and the United States until 19/12

Music, Politics, Fashion, Youth Culture - the period 1950-1975 contained the dramatic changes in the society. The era saw the rise of rock & roll, the introduction of computers and credit cards, the boom of radio, television and campaigns for Black Power, civil rights and women's liberation. Around the world authorities were challenged.

The database Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975 provides access to large digitized collections of original archival material - manuscripts, typescript and ephemera - from important libraries in the UK and USA. Students and researchers will have access to primary sources:

  • Brochures, letters, government files and eyewitness testimony.
  • Underground journals, a collection of American fanzines and alternative-press titles.
  • Photographs depicting people and events during the period.
  • Posters, pins and artifacts.
  • Video
  • Flower Power

American Consumer Culture 1935-1965 -Test

2014-10-24

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.

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Mass Observation Online -Test Period

2014-10-20

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

Test spanish e-books until november 30

2014-10-03

Category : Nyheter E-resurser Humaniora Samhällsvetenskap

We have access to the Spanish part "Collection EEO Edición Espanola Online" of the Torrossa platform from Casalini in two months.

Try an extensive collection of e-books and e-journals in Spanish. The largest part is social sciences, but literature, history & geography, art, psychology, law and language are included. Here is an information sheet about the collection.

How to do.

The collection is part of the platform editoria italiana online.
You choose the "Advanced search" and then have the option to limit your search to books in Spanish and subject area.
Individual titles will be visible directly in our catalog in a few weeks.

Edición Espanola OnlineWhen you download the books in PDF format, it is important that the browser is not blocking pop-up windows.


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