American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries

Wondering if anyone else received the following announcement from ProQuest, which has partnered off with the Center for Research Libraries.  Comments on the periodicals offered?

Here’s the live link: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/site/forms/apcrl.shtml

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It’s here! American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries
Now you can expand your research capabilites with a new full-color, full-text online historical periodicals resource made possible via an innovative partnership between ProQuest and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), a consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries. This essential collection contains archival quality scans of journal content that can be cross-searched with leading ProQuest collections such as American Periodicals Series Online and ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Upon completion, American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries will contain three million pages that can illuminate your American history research. Click here to request a trial for your library.

Another premier, all-American content collection from the historical periodicals experts
ProQuest’s newest periodicals research collection spans the 19th century through the dawn of the 20th century. The collection contains American special interest and general magazines, labor and trade publications, scientific and literary journals, and photographic periodicals as well as other historically significant titles. Key titles include:

  • American Annual of Photography
  • The Craftsman
  • Electrical Age
  • Hampton’s Magazine
  • House & Garden
  • The Labor Journal
  • The Occident
  • American Jewish Advocate
  • Woman’s Protest Against Woman Suffrage

Because the database contains digitized images of periodical pages, you can see all of the original typography, drawings, graphic elements, and article layouts exactly as they were originally published. Be the first to see these digital images in color, click here to request a trial for your library.

Cross-search with American Periodical Series Online and ProQuest Historical Newspapers™!

If your library has access to American Periodicals Series Online or any ProQuest Historical Newspaper, you’ll be able to seamlessly cross-search the those databases with the full text of American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries.

All of these ProQuest databases are designed for ease of use combined with research power. You can find what you need faster with our browse options, drop down menus, article sorting choices, search limiters, and date options. Best of all, 24/7 remote access lets you search these resources anytime and anywhere at your convenience.

But don’t take our word for it – request a free trial of American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries for your library.

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