Digitized, full-page view versions of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post are now available for our subscriptions that run from 2008 until 3 months ago. You can browse the full-page issues of these newspapers or simply search for articles as always.
ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The New York Times Recent (2008-Recent; 3-month embargo)
ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal Recent (2008-Recent; 3-month embargo)
ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The Washington Post Recent (2008-Recent; 3-month embargo)
Schwedischen Fewerwerks. Anno 1650 (1652).
Schwedischen Fewerwerks. Anno 1650, on display at the John Hay Library, 2nd Floor Landing from July 1 – July 31, 2017.
A depiction of the Swedish fireworks at Nuremberg in honor of the Swedish plenipotentiary in Germany, Count Palatine Carl Gustav (the future king of Sweden, Charles X Gustav).
Dates: July 1 – July 31, 2017
Time: John Hay Library Hours
Location: Second Floor Landing, John Hay Library, 20 Prospect Street, Providence
We have finally resolved the issues with JSTOR for Alumni and it is now available. Thanks to everyone for your patience while we have been working to get this up and running on the new Alumni/Giving website.
2/27/17: Due to the changeover to the new Alumni/Giving website, Library eresources for Alumni are currently unavailable. We are working to fix the problems and hope to have the eresources up and running very soon. In the near future, we will be adding new eresources as well such as Project Muse, Sage Ejournals, Adam Matthew Digital, CQ Press materials, and the Shoah Visual History Archive.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
HathiTrust today announces the release of a significantly expanded open dataset, HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) Extracted Features (EF) Dataset, Version 1.0. This dataset provides researchers with open access to data extracted from the full text of the HathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL) at an unprecedented scale. Brown University Library is a member of the HathiTrust.
The Extracted Features Dataset opens the complete HathiTrust collection for investigations into historical and cultural trends, the rise and fall of topics within the corpus, and the evolution of words and writing structures in publications dating from the 16th to the late 20th century. The EF Dataset provides quantitative information about word and line counts, parts of speech, and other details within each page of every volume in the HTDL. In addition to these larger-scale investigations, the EF Dataset also allows researchers to closely analyze the contents of a given volume or subset of volumes.
The data is extracted from 13.7 million volumes found in the HTDL, representing over 5 billion pages consisting of over 2 trillion tokens (words). A preliminary release of the EF Dataset, drawn from a much smaller subset comprising only HathiTrust’s public domain collection, has already enabled novel research from scholars in economics, history, linguistics, literary studies, and sociology, among other fields.
Read the full announcement here.
Please direct questions to HTRC Project Coordinator Ryan Dubincek (firstname.lastname@example.org).
As of Tuesday, December 6, service to NAXOS Music Library has been re-established.
Part I: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary source content on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world, including the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/Aids crisis, and more. Documents are sourced from top libraries and archives like Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, GLBT Historical Society, New York Public Library, Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation, Inc., and others.
NAXOS Music Library has been down since Thursday, December 1. The problem has been reported to NAXOS support. Despite what the error message says, our license has not expired. In November 2016, we renewed until December 2017.
A notice will be posted here as soon as the resource is back up and running. We apologize for any inconvenience.
1754-present; HeinOnline’s Government, Politics & Law contains more than 80 million pages of content across 80,000 titles and 195,000 volumes. HeinOnline bridges the gap in history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,300 periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of journals, the database also contains the Congressional Record bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, constitutions for every country in the world, classic books from the 18th & 19th centuries, all United States Treaties, the Federal Register and CFR from inception, and much more!
This trial expires on March 15, 2017. If HeinOnline is something that you would like to see the Library subscribe to more permanently, please send feedback to Anne_Nolan@brown.edu.
Luna Imaging is back up and running. Monday, 1:32 a.m.