Monday, 18 March 2013

Mass Observation Online

We now have access to the third update to Mass Observation Online from Adam Matthews.  This update includes further writing from the war years and additional writing from the post war years covering research subjects such as demobilisation, health & the NHS, reconstruction, holidays, sport and industry. It includes:
·         Diaries, Men and Women 1946-1950
·         Directives, Men and Women 1946-1947
·         30 new Topic Collections – including
o   Propaganda and morale 1939-1944
o   Conscientious objectors & pacifism 1939-1944
o   Press 1938-1942
o   Reconstruction 1941-1942
o   Coal mining 1938-1948
o   Industry 1940-1955
o   Sexual behaviour 1939-1950
o   Health 1939-1947
o   Family planning 1944-1949
o   Live entertainment 1938-1948
o   Sport 1939-1947
o   Holidays 1937-1951
Accessible from the Library landing page here:
Or by searching for “Mass Observation” in StarPlus .

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