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Over 1500 free videos now in online catalog!

1545 free videos from Annenberg Media are now searchable in our online catalog thanks to Michael Weber, Technical Services Librarian!  The records link patrons to the online streaming videos produced by Annenberg.  To access these videos, users only need to register with Annenberg’s Website (which is free and easy with little personal information required) and log in to the site!

Available titles cover a wide range of curriculum subjects.


Some examples:

More about Annenberg (from their Website):

“Our mission is to advance excellent teaching in American schools through the development and distribution of multimedia resources for teaching and learning. We are a unit of the Annenberg Foundation, which funds a wide range of programs in education and other areas.”

For more information, please contact Karen Wanamaker (6 10-683-4709) or a librarian at the Reference Desk (610-683-4165).


New Early American Databases

By Robert Flatley

Coordinator of Electronic Resources, Interlibrary Loan and Periodicals

The Rohrbach Library is pleased to announce the addition of Early American Newspapers Series 6 & 7 to our e-resources collection.

Early American Newspapers, Series 6 & 7 includes more than 320 significant 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century newspapers, including titles of unique historical significance, regional weeklies and big-city dailies.

Series 6 includes many new titles of singular importance, including the Detroit Plaindealer, Detroit’s first successful black newspaper; The Colored American, which provided detailed coverage of the Amistad revolt; Argus of Western America, an early Kentucky paper and a strong supporter of Andrew Jackson; and the Arkansas Gazette, one of the first papers west of the Mississippi. Other significant titles include the Kalamazoo Gazette, Kansas City Times, Northern Standard, Oregon State Journal and many more.

Series 7 includes many new titles of singular importance, including New Orleans’ Times-Picayune, established in 1837 and one of the South’s most prominent newspapers, and The Oregonian, founded in 1850 in Portland and still the state’s largest daily.

This marks a major addition of primary source materials to the library’s collection.

You can access all the library’s e-resources at:

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