Looking to access quality primary resources for your studies?

The Library offers access to several scholarly online collections of primary resources.  See below for links to some of our popular collections:


Macmillan Cabinet Papers (1957-1963) provides access to documents from the highest level of Government during the Macmillan Administration.

Mass Observation Online offers revolutionary access to one of the most important archives for the study of Social History in the modern era. It provides an unparalled insight into everyday life in the 1930s and 1940s, covering topics such as crime, eating habits, shopping, fashion, dance, popular music sport and reading.

South & South East Asian Literature is a searchable collection of fiction and poetry written in English by authors from South and Southeast Asia and their Diasporas. The collection focuses on works composed during the late-colonial and postcolonial eras and also features author interviews and manuscript materials.

You can access additional scholarly online resources through the Databases webpage.

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