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From Gale -- Archives Unbound – Come See What’s New!

When: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Time: 9:30 AM or 1:30 PM

Where: Library of Congress, Adams Bldg., 2nd and Independence Ave, SE,

FLICC / FEDLINK Training Room, 2nd Floor, RM 216

Registration: Please e-mail Jim Oliver,  [log in to unmask], to register for either session. Please include phone number, and agency affiliation.

 

All attendees will receive a free 28-day trial to Archives Unbound!

Access the rare primary source material you need in a cross-searchable digital format.

With over 51 collections to date Archives Unbound is going strong! Archives Unbound is a vast resource of topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the information requirements of your researchers. Specifically developed to address the needs of libraries, Archives Unbound is unique not only for its expansive, multi-use content but also for the distinct new intuitive search platform by which you access it.

Developed in response to users' requests, Archives Unbound offers unprecedented access to highly targeted, specialized collections. It delivers just what you need...

...for your users:

...for your collection:

January 2011 added collections:

Black Nationalism and the Revolutionary Action Movement: The Papers of Muhammad Ahmad (Max Stanford)  Prod code 263559  Hosting code 263565

This collection of RAM records reproduces the writings and statements of the Revolutionary Action Movement (RAM) and its leaders. It also covers organizations that evolved from or were influenced by RAM and persons that had close ties to RAM. The most prominent organization that evolved from RAM was the African People’s Party. Organizations influenced by RAM include the Black Panther Party, League of Revolutionary Black Workers, Youth Organization for Black Unity, African Liberation Support Committee, and the Republic of New Africa. Individuals associated with RAM and documented in this collection include Robert F. Williams, Malcolm X, Amiri Baraka, General Gordon Baker Jr., Yuri Kochiyama, Donald Freeman, James and Grace Lee Boggs, Herman Ferguson, Askia Muhammad Toure (Rolland Snellings), and Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael).

Date Range: 1962-1999     Content: 17,210 images        Source Library: Personal Collection of Dr. Muhammad Ahmad

Academic disciplines/subjects: African American Studies; American Studies; Political Science; Post-Colonial Studies; Social History

 

County and Regional Histories & Atlases: California   Prod code 263561     Hosting code 263567

State and especially local history gives researchers a chance to understand the people, places and things around them with which they’re already familiar. Originally compiled and produced by publishers and subscriptions agents for area residents and patrons, the original histories are difficult-to-find materials. Included in this collection on California are ninety-seven titles covering eight cities and regions. These titles comprise tables and lists of vital statistics, military service records, municipal and county officers, chronologies, portraits of individuals and views of urban and rural life not found anywhere else. The atlases provide additional information on land use and settlement patterns and scarce early town and city plans.

Date Range: 1867-1910        Content: 52,057 images            Source Library: various California libraries

Academic disciplines/subjects: American Studies; Social & Cultural Studies; Local & Regional History; Government & Politics

 

Actes Royaux Franšais, 1256-1794 (French Royal Acts, 1256-1794)   Prod code 263984      Hosting code 263987

Approximately 16,000 pamphlets covering this important period in French history are available in this collection. One of the largest collections of its kind, it offers a wealth of information on the legislative history and governance of France, as well as other aspects of French life.

Date Range: 1256-1794       Content: 100,032 images           Source Library: Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library

Academic disciplines/subjects: French Studies; European Studies; Political Science; International Social History

 

U.S. Middle East Peace Policy and America's Role in the Middle East Peace Process, 1991-1992     Prod code 263560  Hosting code 263566

This collection contains Bush Presidential Records from a variety of White House offices. These files consist of letters of correspondence, memoranda, coversheets, notes, distribution lists, newspaper articles, informational papers, published articles, and reports from the public, the Congress, Bush administration officials, and other various federal agencies primarily regarding American Middle East peace policy and the United States’ role in the many facets of the Middle East peace process.

Date Range: 1989-1993           Content: 93,234 images             Source Library: George H.W. Bush Library

Academic disciplines/subjects: Middle East/Near East Studies; Global Studies; Political Science; International Relations; Diplomatic History

View the Archives Unbound Title List and Summary at: http://gdc.gale.com/archivesunbound/products-by-name/

When: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Time: 9:30 AM or 1:30 PM

Where: Library of Congress, Adams Bldg., 2nd and Independence Ave, SE,

FLICC / FEDLINK Training Room, 2nd Floor, RM 216

Registration: Please e-mail Jim Oliver,  [log in to unmask], to register for either session. Please include phone number, and agency affiliation.

 

All attendees will receive a free 28-day trial to Archives Unbound!

 

Light snacks and coffee, provided by Gale, will be served at each session.

 

See you there!

Thanks,

 

 

Kelly M. Mills

Account Executive, Government & Special Libraries

Gale | Cengage Learning

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James W. Oliver
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