Del.icio.us links for 2007-09-12

Oxford DNB theme: Trafalgar, Nelson, and the national memory This is an ‘open shelves’ essay from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. No subscription needed! (tags: nelson trafalgar navy) Oxford DNB theme: Edmond Halley and early modern astronomy Another ‘open shelves’ essay from the Oxford DNB. (tags: astronomy Edmond Halley…

Naval War College Review

The other day while cataloguing (Andrew Lambert’s new edited collection of Naval history), I came across a reference to the Naval War College Review being freely available on the internet. So I looked, and it is! This is the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. They have a Center…

Lloyd’s list – do we need the latest?

If you’ve visited the reading room here at the Caird Library (or if you’ve read our excellent Lloyd’s research guides) you’ll know that we have a complete run of this world-famous shipping newspaper from 1779 on. But, did you know that from 1933 we also have it on microfilm, AND…

Have you heard of British Library Direct?

British Library Direct is a new (well, newish!) service offered by the British Library. It’s a secure electronic delivery service for journal articles, and contains the past five years worth of articles from 20,000 of the British Library’s most popular research titles. You can order a copy of any article…