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New resources from ProQuest, Ex Libris and Alexander Street curate content, simplify workflows and connect communities so you can inspire extraordinary outcomes.




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 Extraordinary Stories

Extraordinary Revelation

Doctoral candidate Zack Turpin uncovered a series of 19th-century men’s fitness articles under the title “Manly Health” by Mose Velsor – the pseudonym of American poet Walt Whitman. A fan of ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Turpin searched on “Mose Velsor,” and his findings proved illuminating in understanding a critical period in Whitman’s career.

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Extraordinary Insights

By spotlighting the everyday details of the African American experience, Professor Matt Delmont created an acclaimed digital project, “Black Quotidian,” populated with archival articles from newspapers digitized in the ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers collection. “Reading Black newspapers is a way into a richer history, where struggle was a part of everyday life, but not always dominant in peoples’ minds,” he says.

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Extraordinary Culture + Language

In 2004, Vilsoni Hereniko wrote and directed “The Land Has Eyes,” a tribute to Rotuma, the Polynesian island where he was born and raised. The movie toured the film-festival circuit before vanishing from sight. Then, Alexander Street discovered “The Land Has Eyes” and gave it a new life as part of a ProQuest curated anthropology collection for scholars everywhere.

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers

ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ is the definitive newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.

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Alexander Street Anthropology Collection 

Alexander Street builds and curates comprehensive, multimedia resources for the study of anthropology, including the largest collection of ethnographic videos and previously unpublished archival field materials.

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