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Friday, March 02, 2012

Trial Databases Available on Chesnutt Library's Home Page

Periodically, Chesnutt Library gets trial databases on different subjects. This month there are several that you are welcome to try and povide feedback on to Mrs. Evelyn Council as to whether or not the Library should pursue purchasing them.

Access them via the Library's Home Page or the Trial Database Page

Ancestry Library Edition - Ancestry Library Edition is a new genealogy research tool created for the library market and provides patrons instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! These collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day.
Trial period: 21-Feb-2012 - 22-Mar-2012

Black Studies Center - "The HistoryMakers is a video collection of 100 oral history interviews of significant, contemporary African Americans from many disciplines and industries, discussing their life experiences."
Expires 03/12/2012

Black Abolitionist Papers - "This collection documents the efforts of African American activists in their international effort to abolish slavery in the United States. Covering the period 1830-1865, the 15,000-item collection records the full impact of African American efforts to oppose slavery by displaying the writings and publications of the activists themselves."
Expires 03/10/2012

Black Newspapers - A collection of significant Black newspapers from the United States.
Expires 03/10/2012

Ambrose Video 2.0 - "Ambrose Video has a collection of more than 1200 video clips and full programs. Streaming for the Middle School, Secondary and College marketplaces. We have an extensive library of award-winning Streaming education materials, in social studies, literature, fine arts and the sciences."
Expires 03/06/2012

Plunkett Research, Ltd - Market Research, Industry Statistics, Trends and In-depth Analysis of Top Companies
Expires 03/02/2012


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