Category Archives: Research

EU referendum: helpful sources of information

With just over a month to go before the EU referendum and both sides of the campaign issuing conflicting facts, figures & claims, here are just a selection of the sources available to help keep up to date and informed. Organisations … Continue reading

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ORCID at Oxford (Open Research and Contributor ID)

ORCID is a unique 16 digit researcher ID that you keep throughout your life.   Members of Oxford University may now register for an ORCID here:  (log in with Single Sign On) If you have an existing ORCID, you … Continue reading

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Historical election material and propaganda

As May 7th draws ever closer, we thought we would take a look in the Nuffield College Libary archive collections to see what election material and propaganda consisted of in the days before social media, televised leaders’ debates, twenty-four hour new … Continue reading

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General Election 2015: resources

As the race to the 2015 General Election begins in earnest, we have compiled a selection of online resources for keeping up to date with election news, analysis and predictions: Conversation election 2015 – The Conversation is an independent source … Continue reading

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Explore your archive week – 10th-16th November 2014

As part of ‘Explore your archive week 2014’, this post looks at the archive collections at Nuffield College Library, taking in some of the smaller, quirkier collections.  The archives are used for a wide range of research: family and corporate history, … Continue reading

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Political and Trade Union Collections online!

Nuffield College Library holds a considerable collection of party political and trade union material in its archives on the 7th floor. Until now, this was largely ‘hidden’ i.e. the only way of finding out what we have was to come … Continue reading

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