History Study Centre  Rob Newman and Jennifer Jackson
Quick Search box now on every page Specialised search and browse screens for five content types.
Five content types <ul><li>Study Units bring together the most relevant content on over 500 important topics. </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Study Units bring together essential information and rare documents, and encourage further research. </li></ul><ul...
Search for Study Units by subject keyword
 
<ul><li>Primary sources are essential to historical study at all levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of texts from a wide ...
 
 
Check Study Units for many more page image primary source documents.
<ul><li>A library of over fifty respected reference volumes, including encyclopaedias, historical atlases and historiograp...
 
 
<ul><li>Search an archive of thousands of historical images, from early woodcuts to modern news photography. </li></ul><ul...
 
<ul><li>Search and browse thousands of full text articles from 60 journals. </li></ul><ul><li>Regularly updated with new i...
 
<ul><li>Comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage of all eras back to ancient times </li></ul><ul><li>Global coverage inclu...
<ul><li>Reliable </li></ul><ul><li>Reference works from respected publishers such as Penguin, Taylor & Francis </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Selective </li></ul><ul><li>Only the most appropriate content is included </li></ul><ul><li>Expert editorial media...
<ul><li>International Coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive coverage makes HSC relevant to Asian, African, Australian h...
<ul><li>Comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>Reliable </li></ul><ul><li>Selective </li></ul><ul><li>An authoritative history re...
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Hsc Presentation Mar 08

  1. 1. History Study Centre Rob Newman and Jennifer Jackson
  2. 2. Quick Search box now on every page Specialised search and browse screens for five content types.
  3. 3. Five content types <ul><li>Study Units bring together the most relevant content on over 500 important topics. </li></ul><ul><li>Find historical newspaper articles, official documents, speech transcripts and many more primary source texts using Historical Documents. </li></ul><ul><li>Maps & Reference includes encyclopedias and historical dictionaries; topic overviews; and thousands of historical maps, including animated maps. </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia searches thousands of historical images plus video clips and selected Web links. </li></ul><ul><li>Search and browse issues from 60 history journals. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Study Units bring together essential information and rare documents, and encourage further research. </li></ul><ul><li>Each Study Unit contains between 30-120 articles, documents and images selected for their relevance to the topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Study Units cover over 500 topics, from ancient Mesopotamia to contemporary America. </li></ul>Study Units
  5. 5. Search for Study Units by subject keyword
  6. 7. <ul><li>Primary sources are essential to historical study at all levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of texts from a wide range of sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Most documents include explanatory commentary. </li></ul><ul><li>Additional page-image documents are included in Study Units, some digitised for the first time. </li></ul>Historical Documents
  7. 10. Check Study Units for many more page image primary source documents.
  8. 11. <ul><li>A library of over fifty respected reference volumes, including encyclopaedias, historical atlases and historiographical guides, plus 79 topic overviews. </li></ul><ul><li>All volumes can be browsed through Tables of Contents. </li></ul><ul><li>Maps can be easily scrolled and zoomed, or downloaded in PDF format. </li></ul>Maps & Reference
  9. 14. <ul><li>Search an archive of thousands of historical images, from early woodcuts to modern news photography. </li></ul><ul><li>View hundreds of clips from the WPA Film Library, some dating back to the end of the nineteenth century. </li></ul><ul><li>Links to over 2,000 editorially assured history resources on the Web. </li></ul><ul><li>All images and video clips are given detailed captions which places them in historical context and aids searching. </li></ul>Multimedia
  10. 16. <ul><li>Search and browse thousands of full text articles from 60 journals. </li></ul><ul><li>Regularly updated with new issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Titles include History Today, English Historical Review and Historian . </li></ul><ul><li>Additional selected articles, including backfile articles, are included in appropriate Study Units. </li></ul>Journals
  11. 18. <ul><li>Comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage of all eras back to ancient times </li></ul><ul><li>Global coverage including Atlas of African History, Dictionary of Modern Arab History , c. 50 Study Units on non-Western history </li></ul>History Study Centre
  12. 19. <ul><li>Reliable </li></ul><ul><li>Reference works from respected publishers such as Penguin, Taylor & Francis </li></ul><ul><li>In-house historical expertise used for selection and captioning </li></ul><ul><li>Journals from scholarly publishers and quality commercial publishers </li></ul>History Study Centre
  13. 20. <ul><li>Selective </li></ul><ul><li>Only the most appropriate content is included </li></ul><ul><li>Expert editorial mediation, selecting material for Study Units, makes it easier to find relevant content on a topic </li></ul>History Study Centre
  14. 21. <ul><li>International Coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive coverage makes HSC relevant to Asian, African, Australian history etc – not just US/UK </li></ul><ul><li>Strong coverage of American history is also important around the world </li></ul>History Study Centre
  15. 22. <ul><li>Comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>Reliable </li></ul><ul><li>Selective </li></ul><ul><li>An authoritative history resource which is as easy to use as Google </li></ul>History Study Centre

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