• 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…

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

    Primary Source Infographic

    What is a Primary Source?   Image Citations Images above taken with an iPhone 5, text added with Skitch app, inside of Ohrstrom Library by Lura Sanborn, except for those cited below.   Amazon Prime Music Logo. Amazon. Web. 27 Mar. 2015. <http://www.amazon.com>. Facebook page banner. The Pelican Facebook Page. The Pelican. Web. 27 Mar. 2015. <https://www.facebook.com/thespspelican>. Glove. St. Paul’s School Bookstore. Follet. Web. 27 Mar. 2015. <http://www.bkstr.com/stpaulsnhstore>. WSPS Logo. WSPS Homepage. SPS. Web. 27 Mar. 2015. <http://wsps.sps.edu/>.

  • History,  Humanities,  Periodicals,  Research,  Social Sciences

    19th Century US Newspapers

    The library recently added a collection of 19th Century US Newspapers to its digital holdings. This eCollection includes 500 U.S. newspapers, from the time period 1800-1900. This product can be consecutively searched with other library-purchased products from this company (Gale), including the Times of London, via the Newsvault search page.