2013 NERGC:Librarians’ and Teachers’ Day         William Forsyth          17 April 2013
Indiana Jonesand the Last CrusadeIn the 1989 movie,nerdy Professor HenryJones Jr. (Indy) tells hisstudents that “Seventype...
Indiana Jonesand the Kingdom of theCrystal SkullIn the final 2008 movie,Indy hops on Mutt’s bikewhile trying to escapefrom...
Where should genealogy       be done?     Everywhere!
Who is ProQuest?• Headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, with key offices in  Cambridge (UK), Seattle, Louisville and Bethesda• 1...
Largest Commercial Archive of Informationin the World                         In 1938, ProQuest                         be...
Over the years, ProQuest has amassed a collection        of six billion pages of information.
A Full Suite of Products toHelp Library Patrons Find Their Ancestors
PROQUEST                  GENEALOGY                    CENTER                      African        Historic MapHeritageQues...
ProQuest  HistoricalNewspapers
U.S. Historical Newspapers                     The New York Times                     Wall Street Journal               ...
International Historical Newspapers                        The Global and Mail                        The Guardian and T...
Black Historical Newspapers             Atlanta Daily World             The Baltimore Afro-American             Chicago...
Jewish Historical Newspapers            The American Hebrew &             Jewish Messenger            The Jewish Advocat...
PartnershipAnnounced March 2013
NewspaperARCHIVE.com Background • Commercial online   database of digitized   newspapers which   includes 130M pages   of ...
NewspaperARCHIVE Library Edition – KeyDifferences from ProQuest Historical Newspapers                         • Content is...
How does NewspaperARCHIVE fit withother offerings from ProQuest?
NewspaperARCHIVE Library Edition    Interfaces            • NewspaperARCHIVE Public Library Edition              • Same in...
New!Ancestry Lesson Plans  Biography Lesson Example
 1940 Census African American Congressman Autobiography Biography Census and Constitution Census and Depression Civ...
STEP ONE:QUICK WRITE
Alfred M. Moen – inventorand founder of Moen, Inc.
KWL CHART What do you know  about this person? What do I want to  learn? What did I learn?
STEP TWO:PRELIMINARY RESEARCH
STEP THREE:HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
1942 PatentApplicationMultivalvedFaucet
Alfred Moen, 84Whose Hands Found Need for a New FaucetBy WILLIAM H. HONANNew York TimesPublished: April 21, 2001Alfred Moe...
STEP FOUR:ADD HISTORICAL FACTS
FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL, SEATTLE        Opened in 1912
The school was once deemed the most beautifulhigh school west of the Mississippi and featured atthe Chicago Worlds Fair in...
Children Influenceson Kitchen Design• Younger than five  years old: Safety• Age 5-12: Places for  kids to play or work• Ag...
STEP FIVE:PRESENTATION What you’ve just seen!
ProQuest Genealogy    Resources
ProQuest Genealogy Resources         http://prq.st/GenToolsAvailable today, this page brings together all of ourgenealogy ...
New!ProQuest LibGuidesproquest.libguides.com
Combines All Product Information
Thank You!william.forsyth@proquest.com
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
2013 nercg librarians teachers day luncheon
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  1. 1. 2013 NERGC:Librarians’ and Teachers’ Day William Forsyth 17 April 2013
  2. 2. Indiana Jonesand the Last CrusadeIn the 1989 movie,nerdy Professor HenryJones Jr. (Indy) tells hisstudents that “Seventypercent of archaeologyis done in the library.”
  3. 3. Indiana Jonesand the Kingdom of theCrystal SkullIn the final 2008 movie,Indy hops on Mutt’s bikewhile trying to escapefrom Russian agents.They ultimately crash intothe library’s reading room.As they climb back onto the bike, Indy shouts to the kids whoare studying, “if you want to be an archeologist, you have toget out of the library!”
  4. 4. Where should genealogy be done? Everywhere!
  5. 5. Who is ProQuest?• Headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, with key offices in Cambridge (UK), Seattle, Louisville and Bethesda• 1800+ Employees, >$600M Revenue• Content provider to more than 12,000 academic, government, corporate and public libraries• Approximately 300 web database research products
  6. 6. Largest Commercial Archive of Informationin the World In 1938, ProQuest began an innovative project to microfilm the earliest English books to preserve them from the devastation of World War II.
  7. 7. Over the years, ProQuest has amassed a collection of six billion pages of information.
  8. 8. A Full Suite of Products toHelp Library Patrons Find Their Ancestors
  9. 9. PROQUEST GENEALOGY CENTER African Historic MapHeritageQuest American Works Online Heritage Library Edition Ancestry ProQuest History Vault (governmentLibrary Edition Obituaries documents) Sanborn Archival Historical Fire Insurance Microfilm Newspapers Maps Collections
  10. 10. ProQuest HistoricalNewspapers
  11. 11. U.S. Historical Newspapers  The New York Times  Wall Street Journal  Washington Post  The Christian Science Monitor  Los Angeles Times  Chicago Tribune  Atlanta Constitution  The Boston Globe  Hartford Courant  New York Tribune / Herald Tribune  San Francisco Chronicle  The Baltimore Sun  St. Louis Post-Dispatch  Detroit Free Press  Indianapolis Star  The Arizona Republican  Cincinnati Enquirer  Nashville Tennessean  Newsday  Louisville Courier-Journal
  12. 12. International Historical Newspapers  The Global and Mail  The Guardian and The Observer  The Irish Times and Weekly Irish Times  The Scotsman  Times of India  Toronto Star  The Jerusalem Post / Palestine Post  Chinese Newspaper Collection  North China Herald  The China Press  The China Critic  China Weekly Review
  13. 13. Black Historical Newspapers  Atlanta Daily World  The Baltimore Afro-American  Chicago Defender  Cleveland Call & Post  Los Angeles Sentinel  New York Amsterdam News  The Norfolk Journal & Guide  The Philadelphia Tribune  Pittsburgh Courier
  14. 14. Jewish Historical Newspapers  The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger  The Jewish Advocate  The American Israelite  Jewish Exponent
  15. 15. PartnershipAnnounced March 2013
  16. 16. NewspaperARCHIVE.com Background • Commercial online database of digitized newspapers which includes 130M pages of content from 6000+ newspapers • Previously sold in the library markets as Access NewspaperARCHIVE .com
  17. 17. NewspaperARCHIVE Library Edition – KeyDifferences from ProQuest Historical Newspapers • Content is digitized at the page level (not the article level) • There aren’t article types • All parts of every page are fully searchable • Not necessarily full runs of any individual title • Not on the ProQuest Platform
  18. 18. How does NewspaperARCHIVE fit withother offerings from ProQuest?
  19. 19. NewspaperARCHIVE Library Edition Interfaces • NewspaperARCHIVE Public Library Edition • Same interface as the consumer product • Focus of messaging is on genealogy and family history • Search-by-name is featured • NewspaperARCHIVE Academic Library Edition • Focus of the messaging is on historical research and local history • Keyword searching is featured • Search-by-name has been removed4/17/2013 19
  20. 20. New!Ancestry Lesson Plans Biography Lesson Example
  21. 21.  1940 Census African American Congressman Autobiography Biography Census and Constitution Census and Depression Civil War Civil War Military Haunted House Historical Crime How Life Influences Art Immigration Irish American Records in Your Community Revolutionary War Trail of Tears War of 1812 Women Suffrage Movement World War One Mobilization for War World War Two
  22. 22. STEP ONE:QUICK WRITE
  23. 23. Alfred M. Moen – inventorand founder of Moen, Inc.
  24. 24. KWL CHART What do you know about this person? What do I want to learn? What did I learn?
  25. 25. STEP TWO:PRELIMINARY RESEARCH
  26. 26. STEP THREE:HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
  27. 27. 1942 PatentApplicationMultivalvedFaucet
  28. 28. Alfred Moen, 84Whose Hands Found Need for a New FaucetBy WILLIAM H. HONANNew York TimesPublished: April 21, 2001Alfred Moen, who in the 1940s invented the single-handledfaucet in a fit of anger after twisting on a conventional two-handled faucet and accidentally burning his hands, diedTuesday at his home in Destin, Fla. He was 84.It was while he was a mechanical engineering student at the University of Washington,working in a garage to pay his tuition, that Mr. Moen made his painful discovery. The hotwater came on sooner than I had expected, he told his companys newsletter. It got me tothinking that you ought to be able to get what you want out of a faucet. The more I thoughtabout it, the more I was convinced that a single-handled mixing faucet was the answer, so Ibegan to make some drawings.‘ His first design was for a double-valve faucet with a cam tocontrol the two valves, but the manufacturer he showed it to was not impressed.From 1940 to 1945, Mr. Moen made several other designs, but with the advent of World WarII he could not find a manufacturer free to start production. He went to work as a tooldesigner at a military shipyard plant in Seattle,…
  29. 29. STEP FOUR:ADD HISTORICAL FACTS
  30. 30. FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL, SEATTLE Opened in 1912
  31. 31. The school was once deemed the most beautifulhigh school west of the Mississippi and featured atthe Chicago Worlds Fair in 1933.
  32. 32. Children Influenceson Kitchen Design• Younger than five years old: Safety• Age 5-12: Places for kids to play or work• Age 13 or older: Ability to have two or more cooks in the kitchen at one time
  33. 33. STEP FIVE:PRESENTATION What you’ve just seen!
  34. 34. ProQuest Genealogy Resources
  35. 35. ProQuest Genealogy Resources http://prq.st/GenToolsAvailable today, this page brings together all of ourgenealogy training materials in one place. Librarians arewelcome to link directly to this page from their library’swebsite. • 2-minute Videos • Continuing Education • Training Webinars • Bookmarks • Tips and Guides • Posters • Product Trials • And more • Marketing Toolkits
  36. 36. New!ProQuest LibGuidesproquest.libguides.com
  37. 37. Combines All Product Information
  38. 38. Thank You!william.forsyth@proquest.com

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