In February, we welcomed Gale’s Times (UK) Digital Archive to our current collection of e-resources. This summer, RMU Library adds three new digital archives to our database lineup.
Accessible Archives hosts an exciting collection of primary source materials of interest to students and scholars of early American history. From the pre-Revolutionary War era to the post-Civil War era, Accessible Archives brings to life first-hand accounts of the lives of soldiers, slaves and statesmen. Based in Pennsylvania, Accessible Archives features prominent periodicals of colonial-era Pennsylvania, such as the Pennsylvania Gazette, which form the backbone of this amazing collection.
Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) – Literary Studies Collection
PAO is an important archival database providing digital access to backfiles of key literary journals. PAO’s collections are similar to those of JSTOR but they tend to be smaller and do notinclude a “moving wall,” (in which an additional year of journal coverage is added to the archive on an annual basis). The Literary Studies Collection supports student and faculty research across a wide spectrum of literary time periods and countries of origin.
FBIS Daily Reports: Soviet Union and FBIS Daily Report Annexes
FBIS Daily Reports is comprised of radio broadcasts and other official news from foreign governments, reports that have assisted the U.S. intelligence community for decades. This particular time period of reports (1974 to 1996) has been divided by region, and RMU Library has acquired the Soviet Union collection component to support specific History Department research and political science, history or/and international relations classes.