Recent TCA Electronic Resource Reviews

Friday, January 31, 2014
Mary Wilke -

The latest issue (V15N3) of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, reviews several historical databases of interest, on the First World War, and Vietnam and American foreign policy, and American politics and society from JFK to Watergate, as well as Artemis: Literary Sources (a review of Gale’s new platform), Early European Books.

The fall issue (V15N2) included reviews of: Black Freedom I: Federal Government Records, and Black Freedom II: Organizational Records and Personal Papers; Caribbean Search; and StatistaThat issue also featured “Highlights from the Thirteenth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards,” including the award for Best Pricing: the May 2013 executive order for “Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information.”

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