Thursday, August 28, 2014

Sep: Around the World in 60 Minutes: An Exploration of Historical Collections for Today’s Researcher (Choice/ACRL)

Sept. 24, 2014  11am-12pm PST / 2-3pm ET

How many questions and research topics have you longed to help your researchers with, but you didn’t think digital collections existed for them? Want a new research topic for your next article? Want to discover some hidden gems in a research collection that you didn’t expect to find? Speaker and trainer Sarah Palmer will take you around the globe without leaving your library, through a variety of ProQuest’s Historical Collections, providing examples and use cases that librarians, researchers and faculty can use in their research and teaching.

Unlock key primary source materials with History Vault modules on topics such as: NAACP Papers, Black Freedom Struggle, Women’s Rights, World War II, Immigration, Slavery and the Law, and more!
See example assignments and how to access millions of articles to quickly find full text and images via Periodicals Archive Online, British Periodicals, American Periodicals Series, Vogue, Women’s Wear Daily, and more!
Embark on new explorations into British colonial history in the Americas, access manuscripts chronicling the reign of Elizabeth I and rare early English and European books.