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2014-03-31 23:38:11

Family Archival Solutions introduces new services tailored to preserve the digital legacy Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Family Archival Solutions has announced new features that help families preserve not only important end of life documents, photos, videos and the location of assets, but also creates a complete digital inventory to assist families in times of family crisis and loss. “Our lives are becoming increasingly digital and when it comes to estate planning that’s not...

2014-01-23 23:20:14

Enterprise Search company chosen to build a new public-facing electronic record access system that will make billions of NARA records publicly available online Herndon, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Search Technologies was recently awarded a contract worth up to $6.34M from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and is the primary contractor chosen to build a new search system for the Online Public Access (OPA) resource, a portal to the billions of records that NARA...

2014-01-17 23:02:34

Hagley Museum and Library celebrates a record visitor count to its digital archives in 2013 with 131,144 visitors. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Hagley Museum and Library celebrates a record visitor count to its digital archives in 2013 with 131,144 visitors. Hagley’s Digital Archives is an online selection of images, documents and publications from the library’s collections. Since the digital archives’ launch in 2008, 2013 was the first year that had more than 100,000...

2013-12-05 12:24:56

Newly obtained declassified documents allow researchers to evaluate successes and failures of U.S. drug policy in Latin America ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest's unique relationship with the National Security Archive (the Archive) - an award-winning research institute, library and publisher of declassified documentation based at The George Washington University - is enabling researchers to explore nearly a half-century of counternarcotics cooperation between...

2013-09-17 12:27:11

EUREKA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In their effort to someday raise $1,000,000 for music education charities, Band Shirt Archive has been busy assembling one of a kind autographed shirt auctions donated by bands and artists. Today they announced and launched their third auction, an autographed shirt that was given to them by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Check out the full story behind the auction on their website here. (Photo:...

2013-01-30 08:27:07

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, ProQuest will open content that has been largely inaccessible to global researchers with a significant expansion of its acclaimed History Vault, a five-year program to provide central access to the key archival collections that document the most important and widely studied topics of 18th- through 20th-century America. Six new modules will surface documents that enable fresh insight into the Civil and Women's Rights Movements,...

2013-01-25 23:03:51

The New Archive Database is the Only Digital Collection to Focus Exclusively on the Literary and Cultural History of the Latino-Hispanic Population in the United States IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 The Latino-Hispanic American Experience: Leaders, Writers, and Thinkers, is latest digital archival database to be released by EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). This database provides a three-themed collection of almost 300,000 pages chronicling Latino-Hispanic civil rights leaders, religious...

2012-05-02 10:24:35

OTTAWA, May 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Recent cuts to staff and programming at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will have devastating effects on our nation's ability to acquire and preserve its history. On April 30, LAC presented 450 members of its staff with affected notices, with 215 of those positions to be eliminated. "The cuts to jobs at Library and Archives Canada are an attack on one of Canada's most important cultural institutions," said James L. Turk, executive director of the...

2012-04-18 06:23:20

Step-by-Step Guide to Family Research at the National Archives WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for the National Archives announces the publication of the Genealogy Tool Kit: Getting Started on Your Family History at the National Archives, written by National Archives genealogy archives specialist John P. Deeben. This 160-page step-by-step guide was published by the Foundation and launched in April 2012 to coincide with the celebration of...

2012-04-05 02:24:52

LONDON, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- findmypast.co.uk, a leading UK family history website, has published online for the very first time parish records held by the City of Westminster Archives Centre. The Westminster Collection at findmypast.co.uk comprises fully searchable transcripts and scanned images of the parish registers, some of which are over 400 years old. The 1,365,731 records launched cover the period 1538-1945 and come from over 50 Westminster churches...