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The Arte publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 provides a digital collection ofhistorical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and

* Approximately 60,000 historical articles
* 1,100 historical books of Hispanic literature, political commentary and culture
* Hundreds of hundreds of political and religious pamphlets and broadsides.
* Approximately 80% of the content is in Spanish and 20% is in English
* Content is indexed and searchable in both Spanish and English

The collections draw its content from the ?Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, the largest national project ever to locate, preserve and disseminate Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form since colonial times until 1960. The project functions under the direction of Dr. Nicolas Kanellos, founder and director of Arte Publico Press, the oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature in the U.S., and geographically covers all fifty states of the Union.

New Resource: British Periodicals Collection I

British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.

This purchase completes the British Periodicals Collection.


JSTOR has introduced a new database: JSTOR plant science and it will be freely available through the end of 2011.

JSTOR Plant Science offers access to botanical and other resources from around the world including:

* The world’s largest database of plant type specimens representing the botanical diversity of the planet. More than 600,000 specimens are available today. When complete, there will be an estimated 2.2 million.
* Over 175,000 scientific research articles and other content dating back hundreds of years from leading academic journals including Kew Bulletin, Mycologia, International Journal of Plant Sciences, Science, PNAS, and others.
* Foundational reference works and books such as The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa, Flowering Plants of South Africa, and illustrations from Curtis’s Botanical Magazine.
* A significant set of correspondence, including Kew’s Directors’ Correspondence which included hand-written letters and memorandum from the senior staff of Kew from 1841 to 1928.
* More than 20,000 paintings, photographs, drawings, and other images.

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