ProQuest and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Partner

Nov 09, 2004


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ProQuest Information and Learning and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution have announced a partnership that is intended to bring premium historical content to academic institutions and libraries, primary and secondary schools, and government and corporate libraries. In the first release, historical news content from The Atlanta Constitution will be available online from its first published edition in 1868 through 1925. In each subsequent year of the agreement, another three years of content will be added. The newspaper publisher will retain rights to distribute the historical content to the consumer market. ProQuest will digitally reproduce every issue from cover to cover, including news stories and editorials as well as photos, graphics, and advertisements. Searchers will be able to enter terms (keywords, dates, author's name, article type, etc.) to search the full file. A results list will supply bibliographic information, including date, page number, and author's name (where provided). Other U.S. newspapers already in the ProQuest Historical Newspapers program inlcude: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Los Angeles Times.
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