Resource Discovery Day, 17th Jan


Manchester Met Library’s Resource Discovery Day 2019 takes place on Thurs 17th Jan, 10am – 2pm, in the Manton Atrium.

We’re welcoming our major online primary source suppliers and some of Manchester’s finest libraries, museums and archives to showcase their amazing resources. They’ll be helping you find the best materials for your research, much of which you’ll be entirely unaware of! Come along, have a coffee and a chat and explore a new resource.  It’s a superb opportunity to discover some of the incredible collections held here in Manchester!

Stalls will include:

–        Adam Matthew – Mass Observation Archive; Migration to New Worlds

–        Ahmed Iqbal Race Relations Centre – a wonderful library specialising in the study of race, ethnicity and migration, an absolute mine of information!

–        Bloomsbury – Churchill Archive; Classical Studies & Archaeology; Berg Fashion Library

–        Gale – Academic OneFile; InfoTrac Newsstand; Gale Literary Sources; C17th & 18th Burney Collection [newspapers]; C19th UK Periodicals; C19th US newspapers; Archives Unbound; British Library Newspapers;  Times; Daily Mail; Literature Criticism Online; MLA Bibliography; Punch.

–        Manchester Met Library – electronic and print collections to help you succeed in your studies.

–        Manchester Met Special Collections – find out what hidden gems are held in the University’s museum!

–        North West Film Archive – the team will be sharing some of their wonderful collection of footage from the region.

–        People’s History Museum – a fantastic collection telling the story of democracy in Britain, reflecting the ideas, campaigns and movements fighting to achieve equality, social justice and co-operation.

–        ProQuest – Cecil Papers, Guardian, New York Times, Washington Post, Women’s Magazine Archive

–        Sage – thousands of journals plus the awesome Sage Research Methods

–        Taylor & Francis – English Historical Documents, huge swathes of our journal collections and Routledge texts.


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