Monday, 31 January 2011

New e-resource on trial until 25 February: Archives Unbound (selections)

The VHL and HFL have set up a trial to selected collections from Archives Unbound, which will run until 25th February.

Archives Unbound offers access to topically-focussed archives of digitised historical documents. The following selections are being trialled:
1. East Germany from Stalinization to the New Economic Policy, 1950-1963
2. The Economy and War in the Third Reich, 1933-1944
3. Witchcraft in Europe and America
4. Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s
5. Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984
6. Overland Journeys: Travels in the West, 1800-1880

Please send your feedback for 1-3 to Isabel Holowaty ( and for 3-6 to Jane Rawson (

The trial ends 25 February 2011. Access is via OxLIP+, but you will need a password to get through to the resource. In OxLIP+, search for Archives Unbound as a title. Then click on the Weblearn link which is provided in the Legend box on the right-hand side.

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