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Gangsters, Moonshiners and Rum Runners

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Rare primary-source documents reveal the gritty reality of Prohibition-era law enforcement and the dangers they faced.

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20 Apr 2018

What Was Unique About the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising?

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Why did this massive rebellion occur in the Warsaw Ghetto, and not in other places where armed resistance was perhaps more feasible?.

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19 Apr 2018

The Ongoing Quest to Uncover Walt Whitman

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A kind of literary detective, Zachary Turpin is making a career out of discovering lost writings from the 19th century.

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17 Apr 2018

How Japan’s Oldest Private University Evolved its Collection

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Keio University’s library faced a challenge: they needed more books to support the school’s growing curriculum, but were running out of space. Here’s what they did.

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16 Apr 2018

Putting the Spotlight on Saudi Research Achievements

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How the Saudi Digital Library is raising global awareness of scholarly outputs from universities in Saudi Arabia.

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11 Apr 2018

The Muckraking Mother of Investigative Reporting

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How Progressive Era journalists like Ida Tarbell invented in-depth, evidence-based news coverage.

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09 Apr 2018

Librarians Are Heroes

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For National Library Week, we share four of our favorites stories about social progress initiated in the library.

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09 Apr 2018

Remembering the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

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Learn how researchers use testimonies from genocide survivors to understand the causes and impact of systemic violence.

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29 Mar 2018

Career Advice from ProQuest’s Women Leaders

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“We must provide an environment that allows each one of us to exercise and utilize our full potential.”

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28 Mar 2018

The Incredible Life of Vera Laska

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Vera Laska joined the Czech resistance and saved Jewish lives as a teenager.

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26 Mar 2018

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