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American Religion: Denominational Newspapers – Trial ended 19 Dec 2015

American Religion: Denominational Newspapers will comprise more than 320 newspapers from 30-plus states — all published between 1799 and 1900 — providing denominational insight, news, and opinions on divisive local, regional, and national issues of high interest to congregants.

Please send additional comments to Rachel Carreon.

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Kizuko II Visual for Libraries – Trial ended 30 Oct 2015

Kikuzo II Visual, an online commercial database of the Asahi Shimbun, was widely refurbished in April 2010. By adding image data of the pages printed during the Meiji, the Taisho and the early Showa periods, it became one of the largest newspaper databases of Japan, and presently contains more than 13 million items of the articles and the advertisements of the paper since its first issue in 1879. Full-text searching is available for post-1985 articles.

This trial can accommodate two (2) simultaneous users.

Please send additional comments to Chiaki Sakai.

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Japan Times Archives (1897-2013) – Trial ended 28 February 2015

The Japan Times Archives includes every issue of the newspaper published between 1897 and 2013 — “an English-language version of the first draft of Japan’s modern history.”

Please send additional comments to Chiaki Sakai.

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Chosun Ilbo Archive and Donga Ilbo Archive – Trial ended 17 January 2015

Chosun Ilbo ArchiveFull-image reproductions of Chosŏn Ilbo (1920-current) in pdf format. This database is searchable by keywords, journalist/writer names, and issue date and so on. Issues after 1990 are full text searchable.

Donga Ilbo Archive: Full-image reproductions of Tonga Ilbo = Donga daily (1920-current) in pdf format. This database is searchable by keywords, journalist/writer names, and issue date and so on. Issues after 1990 are full text searchable.

Please send additional comments to Chiaki Sakai.

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Japan Chronicle Online – Trial ended 22 December 2014

The English-language Japan Chronicle Weekly (1902 – 1940) is the newspaper of record for Japan’s engagement with modernity and its emergence, through war, political and social upheaval and seismic social change in East Asia, onto the world stage in the first half of the twentieth century. Historians of East Asia have long seen the Japan Chronicle as a uniquely valuable resource.

Please send additional comments to Chiaki Sakai.

 

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Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876 – Trial ended 28 February 2014

Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876—the largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers published in this region—will provide a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within this important group of islands. This unique resource will prove essential for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce, New World slavery and U.S. relations with the region as far back as the early 18th century.

Please send additional comments to Lisa Gardinier.

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The Evening Star – Trial ended 12 May 2012

For more than a century historians have regarded The Evening Star as the newspaper of record for the nation’s capital. Published under such titles as the Daily Evening Star, Washington Star-News and the Washington Evening Star, this long-running daily afternoon paper was one of the highest profile publications in the nation. Chronicling 70 years of American history, this digital edition offers significant new research opportunities from the Antebellum Period to the Progressive Era to World War I and its aftermath. [Currently, approximately 5,000 pages are available.]

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Please send additional comments to Kathy Magarrell.

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