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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 487.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
             Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 20:10:38 +0000
             From: Michael Fraser <mike.fraser@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
             Subject: Free book from JISC: Accessing our humanities collections
    Accessing Our Humanities Collections: a subject guide for researchers
    A new JISC publication 'Accessing Our Humanities Collections: a subject
    guide for researchers' is now freely available to UK researchers,
    librarians, support staff and learners within the humanities and social
    The subject index will help identify special collections and archives of
    particular relevance to your subject area. The publication is FREE and
    contains helpful descriptions of collections and archives available
    throughout the UK higher education sector, as well as local contact details
    should you require further information. Those collections included are
    specially recognised for their rich research value. All received funding via
    the joint funding councils as part of the Follett Specialised Research
    Collections in the Humanities initiative. The initiative is now complete and
    as a result of the funding, access to the collections has now been
    significantly enhanced.
    To request your free copy please visit http://www.humbul.ac.uk/nff/
    Copies will be distributed on a first come, first served basis to members of
    higher and further education institutions within the UK.
    An online version will available shortly.
    The guide is being distributed by Humbul, the Humanities Hub of the Resource
    Discovery Network on behalf of the DNER office <http://www.humbul.ac.uk/>.
    Accessing Our Humanities Collections: a subject guide for researchers.
    Neil Parkinson and Rachel Bruce (eds.). London: JISC, 2000. ix+243.
    Includes indicies and illustrations.
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    about nationally-funded humanities resources.

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