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The Librarian’s Guide to Intersecting Tech Trends

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Where to tech trends in libraries and among consumers intersect?

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03 Feb 2016

Statistical Abstract of the United States – a Researcher’s Companion

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What source do researchers consult when they want to know who earns more – men or women?

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02 Feb 2016

From Punishment to Literacy: Slaves on a Southern Plantation

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The Cocke Family Papers document the lives of John Hartwell Cocke’s slaves and former slaves in their own words.

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01 Feb 2016

Why is Responsive Design Important?

ProQuest platform on multiple devices

Our research shows that users want to be able to access the same information and expect the same functionality across all of their devices.

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29 Jan 2016

How to Protect Your Copyrights with a Mobile Phone or Tablet

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Digi-Rights is teaming with ProQuest affiliate Bowker to expand access to CopyrightsNow™ for iPhone®, iPad®, and Android® phones and tablets.

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28 Jan 2016

Your New Year’s Resolution – there’s a Dissertation for that!

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There’s a Dissertation for your New Year’s Resolution.

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27 Jan 2016

Academy Awards in the (Historical) News…Again

Matthews, R. (1943, Jan 09). The truth about HOLLYWOOD VIEWPOINT EXCLUSIVE AND THE RACE ISSUE FROM THE ACTORS. Afro-American (1893-1988)

Blog post connecting ProQuest Historical Newspapers to the recent Academy Awards, highlighting the fact that out of the 2,947 Oscars awarded, very few have been awarded to actors of color. Written by Jennifer Cornell, Training and Consulting Partner and posted on January 27, 2016.

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27 Jan 2016

Becoming a Hero under the Shadow of Jim Crow

Image: Washington, Booker T.  Booker T. Washington Papers Collection, Volumes 1-14. University of Illinois Press, Oct 2014. Ed. by John W. Blassingame and Pete Daniel.

Blog post on Booker T. Washington, who was seen as “the outstanding American black man of his day and the supreme black example of the success hero.” Written by Daniel Lewis, ProQuest Sr. Product Manager, and posted on January 26, 2016.

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26 Jan 2016

Community Colleges “Leading Change!” in Jamaica

Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica conference

This year, ProQuest sponsored the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) conference.

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21 Jan 2016

David Bowie 1947 - 2016

David Bowie Read Poster

ProQuest would like to honor the Thin White Duke by highlighting how he has influenced scholarly research.

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20 Jan 2016