Early American Imprints. Series I Evans 1639-1800 and Early American Imprints Supplement, 1670-1800.
Evans contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. It contains more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages. The type of work has a wide range and includes a wide variety of 17th- and 18th-century imprints, such as advertisements, almanacs, bibles, broadsides, catalogs, charters and by-laws, contracts, cookbooks, elegies, eulogies, laws, maps, narratives, novels, operas, pamphlets, plays, poems, primers, sermons, songs, speeches, textbooks, tracts, travelogues, treaties and more. These are valuable primary research materials.
The online collection may be searched by subject and browsed by genre, subjects, author, history of printing, place of publication and language. Topics covered include agriculture, astronomy, auctions, capital punishment, child rearing, commerce, constitution, diseases, education, foreign affairs, French & Indian wars, geography, Latin, lotteries, masonry, medicine, military operations, missionaries, operas, religious thought, revolutionary war, slavery, suffrage, temperance, trials, witchcraft, women, work, yellow fever and more.
"Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century."
Secondary source materials on Middle Ages & Renaissance time period 400-1700. The bibliography has more than 1.3 millions citations.
Literary Research Guide: An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies (Harner)
"The Literary Research Guide is a selective, annotated guide to reference sources essential to the study of British literature, literatures of the United States, other literatures in English, and related topics." "[B]ibliographies, abstracts, surveys of research, indexes, databases, catalogs, general histories and surveys, annals, chronologies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks" are described and often evaluated by the author.
Women Writers Online 1526-1850
"Women Writers Online is a full-text collection of early women’s writing in English, published by the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University. It includes full transcriptions of texts published between 1526 and 1850, focusing on materials that are rare or inaccessible." "[M]ore than 375 texts published between 1526 and 1850."
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online 1960-2016.
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online has "annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1960 and 2016. The scope is international, with coverage extending to more than 120 languages and representing every country in North America, South America, and Europe and nearly every country in Asia, Africa, and Australasia.
"The more than 117,000 records in this version cite several hundred thousand additional reviews of books, productions, films, and audio recordings."
This course is designed for students who wish to follow a career in the uniformed services, for example the Army, Navy, Police, Fire or Ambulance services. It will cover theoretical and practical subjects and you will be assessed by completing projects and assignments.
The course places great emphasis on physical fitness and practical activities in order to raise your fitness levels to those required for entry to the uniformed services.
The programme also includes studying maths and English towards GCSE grade A*-C (new grading system: 9-4) if you do not already have these grades.
What topics/modules are covered?
- Understanding the public sector – how the public services work
- Law and the legal system
- Citizenship and contemporary issues
- International perspectives
- The Uniformed services – the potential world of work
- Physical preparation for the uniformed services
- Expedition needs
- Human behaviour – psychology and behaviour
- Media and the public services – how society perceives the public sector
- Understanding discipline
- Public services in Europe
- Dealing with accidents – first aid and accident prevention
- Health and fitness
- Outdoor activities
- Major incidents – command and control in the Police and Fire service
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In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:
- 4 GCSEs at grade C (new grading system: 4) or above
- A relevant Level 2 qualification
- Industry related experience
The College will always treat each applicant as an individual. Should you not have or not expect to obtain the grades stated above, or not have relevant industry related experience, the College would still welcome your application for this course as this will enable us to identify whether this course is, in fact, the right course for you or whether another course may be more appropriate.
All course offers will be subject to satisfactory interview and reference.
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- Job Centre Career Advisor
- Communication and Technology (control room)
- Security Officer
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- Court Administration
- Social Support Worker
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