On Trial: The Ricci Dictionary of Chinese Law Online until 18.3

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The Ricci Dictionary of Chinese Law Online (Chinese-English, French) is available in the University of  Helsinki until 18.3.

The Ricci Dictionary of Chinese Law (Chinese-English, French), developed by the Ricci Association since 2006, is  the trilingual dictionary on Chinese law. The dictionary includes approximately 24,000 legal terms in Chinese (legal terms per se as well as terms which are often used in a legal context), as well as English and French translations of these terms.

The dictionary includes 20 branches, including Ancient Law, Administrative Law, Admiralty Law, Banking and Financial Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Company Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Institutions, Insurance Law, International Private Law, International Public Law, International Trade Law, IP Law, Jurisprudence, Labour Law, Procedure, and Tax Law.

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On Trial: World Council of Churches Online: Relations with the Roman Catholic Church and Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online until 31.3.

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World Council of Churches Online: Relations with the Roman Catholic Church  and Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online are available in the University of Helsinki at the end of March.

World Council of Churches: Relations with the Roman Catholic Church makes available a section of the ecumenical archives covering the period 1948-1992. The documents in the archives consist of correspondence, personal notes, press cuttings, reports and unpublished material. Records are divided into five sections: General documentation, Roman Catholic Church, Council Vatican II, Joint Working Group and Sodepax.

The Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online focuses on the history of early Christianity, covering texts, authors, and ideas and covering the whole period of early Christianity up to 600 CE. Encyclopedia addresses a range of traditions, including iconographic, martyrological, ecclesiastical, and Christological traditions.

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On Trial: Colonial America until 12.11

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Colonial America will make available all 1,450 volumes of the CO 5 series from The National Archives, UK, covering the period 1606 to 1822. CO 5 consists of the original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies.

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On Trial: Victorian Popular Culture and Literary Manuscripts Berg until 12.11

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University of Helsinki has access to Victorian Popular Culture and Literary Manuscripts Berg until 12.11.

Victorian Popular Culture is a portal comprised of four modules, inviting users into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and travelling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures.

 

Most of these unique manuscripts in Literary Manuscripts Berg are unavailable in any medium elsewhere. They are supplemented by some rare printed materials, including early editions annotated by the authors. Each author collection is included in its entirety, allowing users to browse and search the manuscripts as they would in the Berg Reading Room. Authors represented in this collection include The Bröntes, Joseph Conrad, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Alfred Tennyson, William Makepeace Thackeray and many others.

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On Trial: Geofacets until 6.11

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Geofacets is available in the University of Helsinki until 6.11.

Geofacets contains 1.75 million easily discoverable and downloadable maps, figures, and tables from nearly 100 esteemed scientific publications.

You can use Geofacets to:

  • Characterize a geologic basin
  • Fill in knowledge gaps about a region or geologic subject area
  • Provide scientific backup for original analyses
  • Integrate published data with proprietary models in a GIS platform

For more information about Geofacets, visit their Learn & Support page.

If you would like to request additional training please fill out the contact form on our website and a team member will contact you shortly.

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Trial: The Colonial State Papers – British trade, history and overseas expansion

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The Colonial State Papers database is a collection of thousands of scanned documents and bibliographic records relating to English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries.

These documents give insight into British trade, history and overseas expansion: the earliest English settlements in North America, encounters with Native Americans, piracy in the Atlantic and Caribbean, the trade in slaves and English conflicts with the Spanish and French are all covered in this database.

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Trial period in Helsinki university network: 2.7.-1.8.2018

Feedback: e-library@helsinki.fi

 

Browse journals – trial use BrowZine

Try BrowZine to find, follow and read your favorite scholarly journals offered by HULib – while discovering new titles along the way.

BrowZine is available from your web browser and as a mobile app for your iOS and Android devices.

BrowZine is on trial until 11.6. and we’d appreciate your feedback on this service. Please, notice that during the trial period the journal collection available in BrowZine is a test collection, search results  may vary.

My Bookshelf is one of our most popular features. With My Bookshelf, you are notified anytime a new article is added to your favorite journals, keeping you up to date with the latest research.

You can send feedback: e-library@helsinki.fi

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Trial: MGG Online until 31.3.

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MGG Online is a new digital encyclopedia that includes the second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) as well as regular updates and newly written articles.

The free trial  expires on 31 March 2018.

You can also find this e-resource in Helka.

Feedback you can write to kk-tietopalvelu[at]helsinki.fi

On Trial: History of Feminism until 6.4

Available in the University of Helsinki Routledge Historical Resources: History of Feminism until 6.4.

Key Features are:

  • 1000s of chapters of primary source material
  • More than 1000 chapters of secondary book content
  • Over 100 journal articles from a range of Taylor and Francis journals
  • 16 newly commissioned thematic essays by experts in the field

Subject categories are Education, Empire, Literature and Writings, Movements and Ideologies, Politics and Law, Religion and Belief, Society and Culture and Women at Home.

Also available in Helka.

Feedback you can write to e-library[at]helsinki.fi