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Wednesday, 26th March 2014

Gale Launches Digital Collections Products for Academic and Public Libraries

By Africa S. Hands

From the press release:

News Features & Internal Communications and the U.S. City Bureaus Collection- the first two of three planned collections for 2014 in the Associated Press Collections Online program - are now available to researchers. The Washington, D.C. Bureau Collection will be available later this spring. News & Features & Internal Communications provides exclusive access to an array of internal publications and personal papers of Associated Press (AP) staff members, as well as detailed information about the formation of the AP and insights into reporters and how they report the news. The U.S. City Bureaus Collection covers events transpiring from 1931-2004 and offers archival material from the AP Bureaus in major U.S. cities including exclusive access to memos, meeting notes and wire copy newspaper clippings.

All of these exciting new digital archives, as well as Sabin Americana, 1500-1926; Making of the Modern World; The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1600-1926; and The Making of Modern Law: Trials, c.1600-1926 are now available on Gale Artemis: Primary Sources, Gale's newest research platform. Gale Artemis provides workflow tools and features designed to transform the way students and researchers explore material, giving them the ability to challenge inherited assumptions and to create new avenues for academic debate.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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