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UMN Libraries’ Umbra Search African American History makes Black history freely available online

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The University of Minnesota Libraries, in partnership with the Penumbra Theatre Company, is launching Umbra Search African American History, a free and openly available online search tool that facilitates broad access to over 400,000 digitized archival materials documenting African American history from more than 1,000 libraries, archives, and cultural heritage institutions across the United States.… Continue reading

President Obama’s vast social media archive goes live with 250,000 posts, photos and videos

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The White House, in partnership with ArchiveSocial, announced on Thursday that an archive of eight years of Obama social postings have been made available online. The database contains more than 250,000 posts, photos and videos shared by more than 100 official Obama White House social media profiles including the president’s @POTUS Twitter timeline, the official White House… Continue reading

Collection Highlight: Animal Law Databases

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Get your research started with the Animal LAW Subject Guide, for print and online resources available at UC Hastings and elsewhere: http://librarysource.uchastings.edu/sp/subjects/guide.php?subject=animal-law Databases at UC Hastings: http://librarysource.uchastings.edu/sp/subjects/databases.php HeinOnline Law Journals: Animal Law Articles Full-text access to more than 1,500 law journals. Environmental Law Reporter A tool to search laws about the environment, natural resources, energy,… Continue reading

Collection Highlight: Intellectual Property Law Databases

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Get your research started with the Intellectual Property Law Subject Guide, by Hadas Livnat & Hilary Hardcastle, for print and online resources available at UC Hastings and elsewhere. Databases at UC Hastings Bloomberg BNA Intellectual Property Law Resource Center Searchable database of Intellectual Property Law resources. Intellectual Property Law Collection (HeinOnline) “Millions of pages of… Continue reading

Google Introduces Maps Gallery

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Maps Gallery works like an interactive, digital atlas. You can explore historic city plans, climate trends, housing affordability, shipwrecks and up-to-date evacuation routes. In addition to finding these maps through Maps Gallery, they can be viewed in Google Earth and are discoverable through major search engines. More on ResourceBlog.