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Primary sources

Here are some databases and websites to get you started

The Library SearchGateway
SearchGateway enables you to find thousands of resources held by the Academy Library, including a large selection of primary source material.
Tip: build an advanced search by using Boolean connectors

  • use AND to connect different meaning terms
  • use OR to connect similar meaning terms
  • place similar meaning terms in brackets

e.g. Germany AND (Holocaust OR Shoah)

Some useful databases
(To find these, use the 'databases' link on the library homepage)

  • Gale Primary Sources
  • Adam Matthew Confidential Print Africa
  • Adam Matthew MacMillan Cabinet Papers
  • British Online Archives - the World Wars, firepower and fascism at home and abroad.

Citation databases

  • Scopus
  • Web of Science
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