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Working as a Virtual Student Trainer Intern at San José State University

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"This academic year, I’m excited to be working as the first ProQuest Student Trainer Intern at San José State University, where I’m also a student at the iSchool, finishing up my MLIS with an emphasis on information literacy instruction." - Darren Ilett

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26 Nov 2014

Colonialism and Conflict: Colonial State Papers and British Periodicals (Part 2: British Periodicals)

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Over 350 years of British colonial activity and its associated conflicts are documented in two ProQuest historical collections — Colonial State Papers and British Periodicals. The former presents documents pertaining to the administration of Britain’s North American colonies during the period 1583-1757, while the latter features reporting, discussion, and analysis of the myriad aspects of British colonialism from the late-17th through to the 20th centuries.

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25 Nov 2014

Colonialism and Conflict: Colonial State Papers and British Periodicals (Part 1: Colonial State Papers)

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Part one of a two-part blog series. Over 350 years of British colonial activity and its associated conflicts are documented in two ProQuest historical collections — Colonial State Papers and British Periodicals. The former presents documents pertaining to the administration of Britain’s North American colonies during the period 1583-1757, while the latter features reporting, discussion, and analysis of the myriad aspects of British colonialism from the late-17th through to the 20th centuries.

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24 Nov 2014

Lacrosse—The Native American Game

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ProQuest Congressional offers insight into the historic origins of lacrosse as a Native American sport, including traditions specific to Native American peoples of New York and numerous other places. The U.S. Serial Set contains 19th and 20th century documents which seek to preserve the memory of traditional Native American ball games.

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22 Nov 2014

“Fifty Long Years since the Long, Hot Summer: Remembering and Reflecting on 1964”

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As always, attendance at the Southern Historical Association proved to be a great learning experience for us and a great opportunity to connect with our customers.

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21 Nov 2014

World Conflicts: Archive’s Document Collection is the Most Comprehensive Available on Electronic Surveillance and the National Security Agency

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At an estimated cost of $50 billion annually, U.S. intelligence activities, both domestically and internationally, have significant implications for national security, foreign relations, and civil liberties. A new collection titled: Electronic Surveillance and the National Security Agency: From Shamrock to Snowden presents the seminal collection of leaked and declassified records documenting U.S. and allied electronic surveillance policies, relationships, and activities.

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21 Nov 2014

ProQuest Creates the First Complete, Digital Trove of Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations

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Research quality improves as access to key pieces in understanding U.S. history is simplified.

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20 Nov 2014

Digital doorway: Gaining library users through Wikipedia

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"Utilising a library resources template designed by a librarian from the University of Pennsylvania, librarians at Macquarie University Library are working with the convenor of a first year biology unit to introduce a way of directing students to relevant library resources from Wikipedia."

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20 Nov 2014

Now loaded to ProQuest: Over 40m company profiles from Experian

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These new reports allow students and researchers to see details such as contact information, size, industry, MSA, sales range, business type, bankruptcy information, credit risk and more.

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19 Nov 2014

Free Quantum webinars on library value, marketing planning, and the Common Core

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ProQuest is thrilled to announce a three-part Quantum series this November and December to help libraries and information centers with marketing and advocacy.

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18 Nov 2014

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