Month: May 2008

New resource: Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700

Access to Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700 has been activated in eSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by NTU domain, username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

Perdita Manuscripts includes full digital facsimiles and catalogue descriptions for over 230 manuscripts by British women authors from the 16th and 17th centuries. The manuscripts include many different types of material, including account books, travel writing, biography, drama and historical writing, making this a resource of interest when studying both history and literature. Perdita Manuscripts is fully searchable.

Perdita manuscripts has been added to the English Literature, Heritage and History sub-categories of eSearch.

IRep – remote and metasearching enabled in eSearch

Remote and metasearching of the IRep (the NTU Institutional Repository) has now been enabled in eSearch. As with the NTU Library Catalogue, there is no need to login to eSearch to carry out remote searches of the IRep. The Full View of IRep record in eSearch provides links both to the record within the IRep and direct to the object (such as the image, pdf, PowerPoint file) where such objects are available. Where IRep records include ‘thumbnail’ images, these are returned and displayed within eSearch.