• History,  Humanities,  Research

    Dear Hum. V,

    Researching an individual key to the Conference on the Atomic Bomb?  Looking for their historical perspective and persuasion regarding use of the Atomic Bomb?   Here is the Atomic Bomb Conference research guide, which aims to provide and suggest sources useful to researching the historical individuals involved in this decision.   Research questions?  Please be in touch!   From the Newspaper and Newsreel page of the guide:  

  • Databases,  History,  Humanities,  Research

    New News(reels)

    New in the library’s eCollections are two newsreel databases.   60 Minutes: Streaming 60-minutes historical broadcasts from 1997-2014.   And, for a more international perspective:   World Newsreels Online: Streaming newsreels from the U.S., France and Japan from 1929-1966.     Image information: “World Newreels Online: Homepage.” Alexander Street Press. Web. 12 Nov. 2015.

  • History,  Humanities,  Religion,  Research

    Trial: Oxford Biblical Studies digital collection

    The Encounters research guide has a new tab describing our *new* till-the-end of term trial to the Oxford Biblical Studies digital collection.   What’s in there?  Translations, commentary, concordance (& general reference articles, maps and images).   Tell me what you think?  Worth adding to the library’s digital fleet (I think so.)?  

  • History,  Humanities,  Research

    Dear Hum. 3,

    Great to see you throughout this week and last! Here’s the direct link to your 1950’s Social History research guide.   Thanks for asking such great questions! Do we have to cite images?  – Yes, & the library purchases Noodletools to help with that if you like. Are items from the 1950’s primary sources? – Yes again! Can we access library collections from off-campus? – And, yes!  Simply visit vpn.sps.edu to log in when off campus.        

  • General Works,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences,  Web Resources

    New Free eCollection: Public Radio and TV

    The Library of Congress and WGBH (Boston) have launched their American Archive of Public Broadcasting site.   What is it? From the About page: “The Library of Congress and WGBH in Boston have embarked on a project to preserve for posterity the most significant public television and radio programs of the past 60 years: The American Archive of Public Broadcasting.”   What is IN it? Currently, about 72,000 digitized public radio and public television broadcasts. From their Searching the AAPB Website page: “The AAPB website consists of nearly 2.5 million metadata records, 72,000 of which describe video and audio content that has been digitized by the AAPB.”   Can I get…