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Digital Archives Presentation


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Digital Archives Presentation

  1. 1. GALE DIGITAL COLLECTIONS University of Oklahoma
  2. 2. The world’s largest scholarly primary source digital library <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>• Gale has changed the nature of research and education forever with Gale Digital Collections </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>• Over 45 digital collections - spanning 550 years of international history </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>• Other content providers can’t match the depth of these collections nor the technology behind them. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Gale Digital Collections
  3. 3. Timeline covered by the Gale Digital Collections 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 Times Digital Archive Making of the Modern World – history through lens of trade and wealth Sabin Americana – covers all the Americas with works from around the world State Papers Online, Parts 1-4 ECCO & ECCO II 19C US News 19C BL News 17/18C Burney Newspapers 19C UK Per.
  4. 4. <ul><li>Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), one of the largest digitization initiatives ever undertaken, allows full-text searching of more than 138,000 printed works and editions published between 1700 and 1800 </li></ul><ul><li>The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature (1450-1850) reveals the history of the early modern world through the lens of politics, political systems, trade, commerce, economics, finance and wealth </li></ul><ul><li>Sabin Americana (1500-1926) is a vast library about all of the Americas, from colonization to the earlier portion of the 20th Century, written anywhere in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Declassified Documents Reference System affords access to over 550,000 pages and 90,000 documents of previously classified U.S. government documents </li></ul><ul><li>The Times Digital Archive (1785-1985) provides access to the world’s English-language newspaper of record </li></ul><ul><li>17 th , 18 th and 19 th Century British Newspapers provides access to a wealth and breadth of UK newspaper content in these centuries </li></ul><ul><li>19 th Century U.S. Newspapers provides an early core draft of US history, with particular emphasis to regional and local interpretations </li></ul><ul><li>19 th Century United Kingdom Periodicals will provide a broad collection of journals, serials, periodicals and writings from 19 th century Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>State Papers Online (1509-1714) documents for periods when King or Queen acted as Prime Minister and Monarch. Office archives of secretaries of state serving monarchy. Records begin in 1509 and are divided into domestic and foreign sections, with information on every facet of early modern government. </li></ul>Gale Digital Collections
  5. 5. <ul><li>Bibliographically controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Editorially selected </li></ul><ul><li>Available today </li></ul>World’s Largest Scholarly Digital Archive ECCO 26M Pages 138,000 Titles MOMW 61,000 Titles 12M Pages NCNP 500+ Newspapers 28 M Articles Sabin 29,000 Titles 6M Pages TDA 8 M Articles 1 M Pages
  6. 6. Gale Declassified Documents Reference System <ul><li>Gale Cengage makes it possible for researchers to quickly and easily access and review previously classified government documents online, through the Declassified Documents Reference System . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>75,000 Documents with 465,000 pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection of Documents from Presidential Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Original information relating to controversies surrounding the Kennedy assassinations, Fidel Castro, Martin Luther King, Jr. and much more, offers fascinating insights and new perspectives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers documents from a wealth of U.S. agencies including: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Justice Department </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Security Agency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Department </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>White House </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. British Newspapers 1600-1900 <ul><li>17 th -18 th Century Burney Collection Newspapers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Birth of newspaper publishing as we know it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From parliamentary debates to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>newsbooks to illustrated mass-market Penny Press </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1M pages – 3M to 5M articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes early colonial era publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-Searchable with ECCO & TDA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>19 th Century British Library Newspapers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2M+ pages – 15M to 20M articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>London and regional publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selected via BL sponsored editorial board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Runs of 48 Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly illustrated, early photography </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Eighteenth Century Collections Online <ul><li>Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitized from The Eighteenth Century – Gale’s most popular microfilm collection (18,000+ reels) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection based on English Short Title Catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Books printed in Britain between 1701-1800 plus a broad collection of English-language books from around the world </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes French, Dutch, German, Spanish and other non-English language material </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Covers the most significant events in recent world history: including the American, French and Industrial Revolutions </li></ul><ul><li>ECCO I contains over 155,000 volumes from 136,000 works with over 26M pages - the largest project of its kind </li></ul>
  9. 9. Eighteenth Century Collections Online II <ul><li>ECCO II adds the following to ECCO </li></ul><ul><li>New Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50,000 new titles with almost 7M pages of content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Treated as add-in content set to ECCO, not standalone DVI </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Material filmed from 1/1/2003 forward </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ECCO II source institutions include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>British Library </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bodleian (Oxford) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cambridge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Library of Scotland </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Same subject modules as for ECCO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESTC/MARC Enhancement to add subject headings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Yale </li></ul><ul><li>University of Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Boston Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>National Library of Ireland </li></ul>
  10. 10. Eighteenth Century Collections Online II <ul><li>ECCO II functionality enhancements: </li></ul><ul><li>Improved/more engaging user interface </li></ul><ul><li>Cross search with Early English Books Online </li></ul><ul><li>Saved searches/marked items across sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Citation generator/exporter </li></ul><ul><li>Research tools: contextual essays, image gallery, most popular searches, key documents, chronology and more </li></ul><ul><li>Keyword in Context – results list includes link to snippet of page image showing first match for search term </li></ul><ul><li>Narrow results list by subject area/module </li></ul><ul><li>Download feature expanded to handle 250 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Quick search feature from any screen </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Making of the Modern World: The Goldsmiths’-Kress Library of Economic Literature, 1450-1850 <ul><li>Access content formerly available only in rare book rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Combines the strengths of two preeminent collections: The Goldsmiths’ Library of Economic Literature at the University of London and the Kress Library of Business and Economics at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Other materials from other prestigious collections are also included. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to more than 61,000 books from the period 1450–1850, and 466 pre-1906 serials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nearly 12 million pages in all –many of which are the only known copies of the work in the world. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focuses on the study of history, including: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>political science </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>economics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>women’s studies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>legal and religious history </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>special collections on transportation, banking, finance and manufacturing. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. State Papers Online, 1509-1714 <ul><li>Reformation – Religion and the State </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Henry VIII’s break with Rome </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marriage alliances – the person and the State </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mary I’s marriage with Philip (later Philip II of Spain) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marriage proposals for Elizabeth I </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wars and treaties – diplomacy domestic and foreign </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Naval power, War against the Armada & Sir Francis Drake, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treaty with the Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Irish rebellion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationship between Scotland and England – James I </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 <ul><li>Discover rich resources that bring American history to life </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the well-known Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from its Discovery to the Present Time by Joseph Sabin Offers a comprehensive, up-close glimpse of life in the Western Hemisphere from the arrival of Europeans in the late 15 th century to the early decades of the 20 th century. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 29,000 full-text primary source documents </li></ul><ul><li>Covers a span of 400 years in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean </li></ul><ul><li>Offers comprehensive coverage of the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discovery and exploration of the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Americas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reconstruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slavery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constitution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civil War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Native Americans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women in America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Immigration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth of cities and states </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… and more </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Questions <ul><li>Customer Training Consultant: Julie Pepera </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>