13 April 2011

Celebrate National Library Week -- FREE Access to Gale Resources -- 10-24 April 2011


Thanks to a Facebook buddy we learned that Gale is Celebrating National Library Week from 10-24 April by giving you free access to select Gale resources.

·        Gale NewsVault — access to more than 10 million digitized pages. This collection includes:
o       17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
o       19th Century British Library Newspapers
o       19th Century U.S. Newspapers
o       19th Century UK Periodicals: Empire
o       19th Century UK Periodicals: New Readerships
o       Financial Times Historical Archive
o       Illustrated London News Historical Archive
o       Times Digital Archive
o       Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive Quick Look
·        Global Issues in Context
·        GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
·        Powerspeak Languages
·        Science in Context
·        Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive —collection devoted to the study of slavery which in its entirety will consist of more than 5 million cross-searchable pages. Part I: Debates over Slavery & Abolition available now.

Also mentioned is … AccessMyLibrary.  This is a mobile application for several smartphones which makes access to library research just a click away on a mobile phone. A major portal from the Web to libraries, AML allows online searchers to find what they need by connecting them to their local library quickly and conveniently.




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