J. Walter Thomson: Advertising America

Contains documents from the archives of J. Walter Thompson, one of the largest advertising firms in the United States.  They range from the 1890s to the late 1990s but most are from 1945 forward.  The collections included are the firm’s publications, account files for nine key clients, staff newsletters, writings and speeches, research files, and a selection of print advertisements. A huge number of brands, companies, and industries are covered from automobiles to cosmetics and cruises.

Gender Identity and Social Change

Contains primary sources for the study of gender history, women’s suffrage, the feminist movement and the men’s movement. Other key areas represented in the material include: employment and labor, education, government and legislation, the body, domesticity and the family. Includes records from men’s and women’s organizations and pressure groups, detailing twentieth-century lobbying and activism on a wide array of issues to reveal developing gender relations and prevalent challenges.

Age of Exploration

Rare manuscript and early printed material, highly illustrated maps and documents, diaries, and ships' logs that serve as primary sources for study of  key events in the history of European maritime exploration from c.1420-1920.

PUL librarians Fernando Acosta-Rodríguez and Brenna Campbell help preserve irreplaceable Puerto Rican collections damaged by Hurricane Maria

Staff working on preserving collections

At University of Puerto Rico at Humacao, PUL librarians Fernando Acosta-Rodríguez and Brenna Campbell worked closely with the Águedo Mojica Marrero Library staff to develop a plan of action for stabilizing and preserving portions of the Library's most endangered rare archival collections.

BabelScores: Contemporary Music Online

French-based, internationally focused resource promoting new music composed during the last 40 years. Offers complete digitized scores (issued by publishing houses or self-published) and streamed audio recordings of works by several hundred active composers to form the largest continually growing online music library of contemporary music. Features a virtual music-score reader with a zoom and full-screen options plus biographies of the composers.

ITU iLibrary

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) includes publications on international telecommunications. Also includes the World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database.

    Artifex Press

    An online portal and publisher of “digital catalogues raisonnés.” The platform allows these important art publications for major 20th and 21st-century artists to be regularly updated, unlike print counterparts that often take many years to appear due to the effort it takes to be comprehensive. Catalog offerings are regularly being added and individual records by title will appear in the library catalog.

    SCAN Interfax

    The SCAN (System for Comprehensive Analysis of News) search-and-analysis system provides access to the electronic resources of Russian media organizations. The system was designed by Interfax and uses hi-tech tools to search, monitor, and analyze textual information.

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