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CSI, Librarian-style: Research Forensics in the News Library

Lisa Tuite

As a librarian at The Boston Globe, Lisa Tuite helped uncover the 2001 story about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church with “research forensics.”

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14 Jan 2016

Anne Frank in the (Historical) News

Cover of first edition of the Diary of Anne Frank

Installments Anne Frank's diary and related information are now available in the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database.

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13 Jan 2016

ProQuest Literature & Arts Content Update – July through September 2015

Box of paints

20 new full text publications were added to ProQuest literature and arts databases last quarter.

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07 Jan 2016

3 Women Who Lead Teach Us How to Inspire Others

Be inspiring.

What do Malala Yousafzai, Maya Angelou, and Jane Goodall have in common?

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06 Jan 2016

All Aboard! Next Stop: The Railroad Library

RAILROAD LIBRARY. (1904, Jan 10). The Nashville American (1894-1910)

Blog post highlighting the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway's recognition of the value of libraries in the early 1900s and subsequent establishment of a library for employees and their families. Posted December 31, 2015.

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31 Dec 2015

Prison Libraries: Focusing on Books, Yesterday and Today

LIBRARY IS UNIQUE. (1907, Sep 29). Indianapolis Star (1907-1922)

Blog post highlighting how prison libraries of the early 20th century provided similar services as they do today, although under a slightly different model. Posted December 30, 2015.

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30 Dec 2015

Librarianship: “a glorious, attractive and enriching life”

 The, I. S. (1921, Oct 27). LIBRARY MADE BY LIBRARIAN. Indianapolis Star (1907-1922)

At the Indiana Library Association conference in 1921, opening speaker Dr. A.S. Root, espoused the importance of library education.

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29 Dec 2015

Scenes from an Academic Library, Circa 1898

AMERICA'S GREATEST LIBRARY. (1898, Mar 06). Boston Daily Globe (1872-1922)

Blog post featuring 19th century scenes from "America's Greatest Library." “A great library…should teach the methods of thorough research, and cultivate in readers the habit of seeking the original sources of learning.” Posted December 28, 2015.

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28 Dec 2015

Multidisciplinary Content News and Updates - Q3 2015

Laptop and notebooks

The Q3 ProQuest Multidisciplinary Content Update, informing you about the content added and removed from your ProQuest databases.

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23 Dec 2015

Extraordinary View into the Lifestyle of the British Upper Class

Great country house in Britain

The Country Life Archive is now available as a standalone database.

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22 Dec 2015