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Digital Histories of Slavery: AHA 2015 Recap

The American Historical Association (AHA) recently kicked off the New Year at the organization's 129th annual meeting in New York.

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15 Jan 2015

Update on data sharing and ProQuest platform interoperability enhancements

At the start of the year, we set out to make it easier for researchers to discover our content and improve the interoperability of the ProQuest platform with other ProQuest services. Here's an update on the progress we made.

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11 Dec 2014

World Conflicts: Peace and Diplomacy Throughout the 20th Century

Henry Kissinger’s secret negotiations to end the Vietnam War, and The Paris Peace Conference in 1919, coordinated to negotiate peace terms after World War I, are both covered in ProQuest Congressional and ProQuest History Vault.

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10 Dec 2014

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

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

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

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

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20 Nov 2014

Advancing the Cause of Race Pride and Freedom

On August 28, 1969, the Department of Justice (DOJ) distributed a memo about Robert F. Williams. The memo concludes: “Williams has been a powerful and influential, if behind-the-scenes, figure in the most powerful of the black militant groups in this country; and it would seem that he may well be emerging as the over-all acknowledged Black Militant leader of the future.”

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14 Nov 2014

ProQuest LibGuides: Almost 350,000 hits can't be wrong

Blog post regarding ProQuest LibGuides. Every so often, a product comes along that does a great job for you, but isn't flashy. It just does a good job at what it is supposed to do. That's what LibGuides is for us. Posted November 5, 2014.

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05 Nov 2014

ProQuest Boosts Study of American Civil Rights Movement by Digitizing SNCC and CORE Papers

Newly available organizational records and personal papers offer unique and varied perspectives on the 20th century fight for freedom.

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05 Nov 2014

Honor history: Get out and vote!

The real test in the U.S. tomorrow will be to see if people have learned from history, and actually vote when they get the chance.

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03 Nov 2014

The Most Comprehensive Online Collection of Congressional Documents from 1789 – Present

ProQuest is the only place you’ll find a comprehensive collection of Congressional documents from 1789-present. Other new modules for U.S. immigration, the military, diplomacy, and the executive branch continue to be developed and launched in 2014.

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20 Oct 2014