Databases on trial!

Some news of a few more databases currently on trial from ProQuest until the end of November.  proquestWhile not directly related to PPLS subject areas, there is still much that will be of general interest to many of you, with lots of great reading on offer!

British Periodicals III and IV focuses on the first half of the twentieth century, providing archival coverage of several of the leading magazines of the period that were highly influential in their mix of news/politics, art, photography, literature and comedy/satire.

Historic Literary Criticism is a collection of over 20,000 historical contemporary reviews, essays and commentary related to more than 500 influential authors from the 17th to early 20th century.

Los Angeles Times Historical Archive,1881-1992 offers not only news articles but the advertisements, marriage announcements, obituaries and cartoons that provide additional historical context.

News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive offers runs of 20th-century titles, in full-color, page-image format, with titles that include Newsweek, UN Chronicle, NATO Review and New Internationalist.

Women’s Magazine Archive I and II comprises archival runs of leading women’s consumer magazines of the twentieth century, all scanned from cover to cover in high-resolution color. Titles include Chatelaine, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home Journal and Seventeen.

Check them out here!




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