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ProQuest Provides French History via Le Monde Archive
As of March 2021, ProQuest will offer the historical archive (i.e., 1944–2000) of France’s Le Monde newspaper for academic and public libraries. It will have “cover-to-cover full-page images, article-level indexing and searchable text” and feature content such as news articles, photos, advertisements, obituaries, and cartoons.
“Le Monde is a key source for researching French history and culture, and offers insightful perspectives on some of the most tumultuous time periods in Europe’s past,” says Susan Bokern, ProQuest’s VP of product management. “ProQuest is proud to be the exclusive provider of this publication to academic and public libraries. With access to the historical backfile of Le Monde, students, faculty and patrons can learn about important events and people, identify key trends and themes, and analyze how they evolved over time to shape our world today.”
For more information, read the press release.
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