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EBSCO and John Carter Brown Library Offer Free Historical Database
EBSCO Publishing and the John Carter Brown library have collaborated to bring a free historical database European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 to libraries, scholars, and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 is freely available online at http://www.europeanamericana.com.
The bibliography was co-developed by John Alden and Dennis Landis, curator of European books at the John Carter Brown Library. The John Carter Brown Library is a leading repository of rare books and materials and is a center for advanced research in history and the humanities. The library was founded in 1846 and has been located at Brown University since 1901.
This new database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars, and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 is available on EBSCOhost. EBSCOhost databases are usually available by institution-level subscription only, but EBSCO is making European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 available to anyone interested in European works that relate to the Americas.
While the database is freely available online at http://www.europeanamericana.com, libraries may add European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 to their EBSCOhost profiles by contacting technical support at firstname.lastname@example.org. European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 will be the fourth database EBSCO has made available for free joining Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA), Teacher Reference Center and GreenFILE.
Source: EBSCO Publishing
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