Ancestry.com: now at Seattle and Tacoma

http://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com

The popular resource Ancestry.com has only been available at the Bothell campus, and is now available in Seattle, Tacoma and remotely via proxy login.
Ancestry has wide-range coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. A collection of more than 4,000 databases including U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes); Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes); The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; a strong Civil War collection, and more indexes and original images will be added

ARTstor visit/training opportunity

ARTstor training 3/24 and 3/25

Please join us for ARTstor training next Tuesday and Wednesday, March 24-25. Elizabeth Berenz from ARTstor will be at the UW to conduct several training sessions over the two days. Please RSVP to Denise Hattwig (dhattwig@u.washington.edu) with the session(s) you plan to attend. Thank you, and hope to see you at the training!

If you missed our training sessions, please see the following resources for self-help training:

Introduction to ARTstor is for everyone interested in an overview of the database and its features. Session outline here: http://help.artstor.org/wiki/images/5/5a/Artstor-training-intro-pack.pdf

Teaching with ARTstor is for faculty who use images in teaching. Includes instruction on using ARTstor images in Powerpoint. Session outline here: http://help.artstor.org/wiki/images/1/18/Artstor-training-teach-pack.pdf

ARTstor for Information Professionals is for librarians, curators, and technology and library staff. Session outline here: http://help.artstor.org/wiki/images/4/40/Artstor-training-info-prof-pack.pdf

Wildlife worldwide migrating from NISC to Ebsco

Wildlife worldwide (also called Wildlife & ecology abstracts) is in the process of migrating from NISC to Ebsco access. Access on both platforms will be available until March 20, after which access will be available only via Ebsco.

OLD url: http://biblioline.nisc.com/scripts/login.dll?BiblioLine&dbname;=QWW

NEW url:http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile;=ehost&defaultdb;=fzh

RISM migrating from NISC to Ebsco

RISM: the international inventory of musical sources after 1600 is in the process of migrating from NISC to Ebsco access. Access on both platforms will be available until March 20, after which access will be available only via Ebsco.

OLD url: http://biblioline.nisc.com/scripts/login.dll?fastfwd_db=prod∏=67&NISCCXID;=WASHINGTONEDU

NEW url : http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile;=ehost&defaultdb;=rsm

Visit from Alexander Street Press

Please join us for a visit from Jenni Wilson, of Alexander Street Press.

Tuesday March 10
9-11 a.m.
OUGL 220

Jenni will be here to describe what’s new, answer questions, etc. We have a number of resources from them already, especially in the Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Many of these resources include multimedia such as video and audio files.
http://www.alexanderstreetpress.com/

Feel free to attend for part of the session if you can’t attend all of it.

Human Rights Documents online (TRIAL)

TRIAL Access March 3 – May 1, 2009
Human Rights Documents Online (HRDO) will ultimately contain all human rights documents collected by the Human Rights Internet (HRI) in Ottawa in Canada since 1980.

These documents emanate from 483 non-governmental human rights organizations(NGOs) worldwide, some of which have a universal scope, whilst others focus on the attainment of human rights in a specific area of the world.

http://hrd.idcpublishers.info/
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