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Trial Subscriptions to the Historical Guardian and Observer & Documents on British Policy Overseas

The Library has trial subscriptions to two new databases: The Historical [Manchester] Guardian and Observer and Documents on British Policy Overseas .

The Historical [Manchester] Guardian and Observer covers the period 1791 -2003; it is part of the suite of ProQuest "Historical Newspapers Complete" which you can get to from the Databases web page or with this link Historical Newspapers Complete: http://proquest.umi.com/login.

Use the drop-down menu to select the Historical Guardian and Observer, or "select multiple databases" to search this newspaper along with others.

Documents on British Policy Overseas provides users with access to a wide range of primary source documents from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), shedding light on throughout the twentieth century. Selected and edited by the official historians of the FCO, Documents on British Policy Overseas includes many documents specifically de-classified for inclusion in the series.

Documents on British Policy Overseas contains three distinct collections, which together form a continuous exploration of British foreign policy and diplomatic history:

-British Documents on the Origins of the War 1898-1914
-Documents on British Foreign Policy 1918-1939
-Documents on British Policy Overseas

For more information see: http://dbpo.chadwyck.com/info/about.do. To use the database go to: http://dbpo.chadwyck.com/.

Comments about these databases can be directed to Susanne Roberts. A reminder that off-campus readers will need to log-in to Library resources via VPN or the Proxy Server. Click here for more information.