Thursday, 7 June 2007

New databases from ULS

Dennis Smith of the ULS has announced 2 changes to the A-Z Databases list.
1. In the First Person database "is a free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. It lets you keyword search more than 700,000 pages of full-text by more than 18,000 individuals from all walks of life. It also contains pointers to some 4,300 audio and video files and 30,000 bibliographic records. The index contains approximately 20,500 months of diary entries, 63,000 letter entries, and 17,000 oral history entries." It indexes all sorts of collections, from the Busselton Historical Society (western Australia) to the U.S. Senate Historical Office.
2. The FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives) Database has switched vendors and been upgraded to FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus. Now available from ProQuest, FIAF Index to Film Periodicals Plus is a bibliographical resource offering coverage of hundreds of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals right up to the present day. Many key titles are now available in full text including complete runs.

No comments: