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Your New Year’s Resolution – there’s a Dissertation for that!

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There’s a Dissertation for your New Year’s Resolution.

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27 Jan 2016

Academy Awards in the (Historical) News…Again

Matthews, R. (1943, Jan 09). The truth about HOLLYWOOD VIEWPOINT EXCLUSIVE AND THE RACE ISSUE FROM THE ACTORS. Afro-American (1893-1988)

Blog post connecting ProQuest Historical Newspapers to the recent Academy Awards, highlighting the fact that out of the 2,947 Oscars awarded, very few have been awarded to actors of color. Written by Jennifer Cornell, Training and Consulting Partner and posted on January 27, 2016.

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27 Jan 2016

Becoming a Hero under the Shadow of Jim Crow

Image: Washington, Booker T.  Booker T. Washington Papers Collection, Volumes 1-14. University of Illinois Press, Oct 2014. Ed. by John W. Blassingame and Pete Daniel.

Blog post on Booker T. Washington, who was seen as “the outstanding American black man of his day and the supreme black example of the success hero.” Written by Daniel Lewis, ProQuest Sr. Product Manager, and posted on January 26, 2016.

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26 Jan 2016

Community Colleges “Leading Change!” in Jamaica

Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica conference

This year, ProQuest sponsored the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) conference.

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21 Jan 2016

David Bowie 1947 - 2016

David Bowie Read Poster

ProQuest would like to honor the Thin White Duke by highlighting how he has influenced scholarly research.

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20 Jan 2016

Print Joins Digital, Productivity Soars

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Coming soon are a variety of enhancements that will make OASIS even more powerful and productive.

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19 Jan 2016

The Future of the African American Past

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and images from the U.S. civil rights movement

"The Future of the African American Past" was one of numerous inspiring sessions about African American history at the 2016 AHA Annual Meeting.

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18 Jan 2016

Herstory, Between the Pages of a Magazine

Good Housekeeping, October 1929

New from ProQuest: Women's Magazine Archive, Country Life Archive, and The Harper's Bazaar Archive now available for researchers studying women's history.

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16 Jan 2016

Madmen, Vulnerability and Affluence in U.S. Nuclear History

Nuclear symbol

Declassified documents in a new National Security Archive publication share details about the 1974 U.S war game in which 54 nukes were launched.

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15 Jan 2016

Domesticity, Gender Roles and Cultural Mores: Women’s Magazine Archive

Ladies Home Journal

Researchers can now access six titles, including Good Housekeeping and Redbook, in the Women’s Magazine Archive.

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14 Jan 2016