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  1. 1. Historical New York Timeswith Index  The New York Times (1851-2006) with Index (1851-1993)  ProQuest has digitized and integrated The New York Times Index with the Historical New York Times The New York Times is the newspaper of record in the United States
  2. 2. Historical New York Timeswith Index  The Master Key to Newspapers  The New York Times Index was built by The Times  The Index is a record of history on its own  Reflects the vocabulary of the time
  3. 3. The Benefits of an Index  The print index: the original search engine  Before aggregators and Google, researchers used print indexes to find articles in newspapers and journals  Newspapers initially developed indexes for internal use and later they found wide public use in libraries “A newspaper index, because of its extreme usefulness, must be made to fit the time, the place and the occasion. It must be made to suit the needs of its creators and it must meet the demands of every type of user…” Harry Friedman, Newspaper Indexing
  4. 4. Benefits of The New York TimesIndex with your online subscription  Adding The Index to your subscription adds more power to the database:  Topics Browse  Puts more than 3 million historical terms at researchers fingertips  More precise searching in Advanced Search  5 additional fields to search: Subject, Person, Organization/Company, Creative Work, and Location  Enhanced article abstracts  Topic Heading  New York Times article summary  Print location  “More Like This” links to similar articles
  5. 5. Benefits of The New York TimesIndex with your online subscription  Benefits of enhanced searching and article abstracts  Narrow a search based on subject  Follow links to articles with the same Index terms to find similar articles  The terms in the abstracts provide historical clues (context & vocabulary) The New York Times Index provides not only search guidance but also historical context.
  6. 6. Searching: From Print to Online
  7. 7. Historical New York Times withIndex: Searching in Print
  8. 8. Historical New York Times withIndex: Online Searching
  9. 9. Historical New York Times withIndex: Search Results
  10. 10. Historical New York Times withIndex: Abstract & Full Page Image
  11. 11. A Closer LookThe Historical New York Times with Index
  12. 12. Historical New York Times withIndex: Searching
  13. 13. Historical New York Times withIndex: Results
  14. 14. Historical New York Times withIndex: AbstractsOriginal Historical NewYork Times Abstract
  15. 15. Historical New York Times withIndex: Topics Browse
  16. 16. Historical New York Times withIndex: Topics Browse
  17. 17. Historical New York Times withIndex: Topics Browse
  18. 18. Historical New York Times withIndex: Topics Browse
  19. 19. Historical New York Times withIndex: Summary  The digitized New York Times Index has been fully integrated into The Historical New York Times  The Index retains the vocabulary and flavor of the time  Enhances research with new research categories and “Topics” browse  More robust searching yields more precise results  Researchers can link directly to articles without the lengthy multi-step process involved with the print Index

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