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Researchers Demand More Diversity in Content Sources

Chart: Types of information sources used by researchers and recommended to students

Research and teaching increasingly depends on a mix of content types beyond traditional scholarly journals, survey finds.

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29 Jun 2017

A Salute to Canada’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary

British North America Act

Canada is partying with “unanimity” and “heartiness” like it’s 1867.

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27 Jun 2017

Seeking Words, Finding Refuge: Literature for World Refugee Day

Eltayeb, Tarek. The Palm House, The American University in Cairo Press, 2014, Cover artwork by the author

Exploring immigrants’ perspectives in three contemporary novels.

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20 Jun 2017

The Challenge of Cataloging Complex Subjects

University of Leichester Library

How the University of Leicester’s David Wilson Library and ProQuest teamed up to solve organizational inconsistencies across subjects.

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15 Jun 2017

It’s Official: 2016 is Down in History

Galaxy IC 335. Credit: ESA/Hubble and Nasa

From Populist Movements and Nude Protests to Neanderthal Fire-making Techniques and Record Temperatures – A Year in Review.

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14 Jun 2017

Everyday Soldiers & Unheralded Voices of the LGBT Movement

Tracy Baim and her group

Tracy Baim’s editorial files tell personal stories behind the LGBT movement.

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13 Jun 2017

Remembering Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and a Pivotal Era in Rock

Image: By Simon Jacquier from Vernayaz (near Martigny, Valais), Switzerland (Audioslave) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Exploring primary resources from the ‘80s and ‘90s reveal that since the beginning, critic struggled with classifying Cornell’s singular rock ’n ’roll vision.

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24 May 2017

Major HTTPS Cutover Starts June 30

Locks

As of June 30, 2017, the ProQuest platform will require the use HTTPS for all search and document retrieval requests.

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23 May 2017

Resources for Remembering the Freedom Riders

Quote from Eleanor Roosevelt:

The Freedom Riders National Monument in Anniston, Alabama commemorated the courage of the Freedom Riders to end segregation on interstate transportation.

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11 May 2017