January 19, 2021

News Roundup (Items From ProQuest, OCLC, and Open Library of Humanities)

1. ProQuest Launches Women’s Magazine Archive

Archive Includes:

  • Better Homes & Gardens (1922 to 2005)
  • Chatelaine (1928 to 2005)
  • Good Housekeeping (1885 to 2005)
  • Ladies’ Home Journal (1883 to 2005)
  • Parents (1926 to 2005)
  • Redbook (1903 to 2005)

When complete, this first collection of Women’s Magazine Archive will encompass approximately 850,000 pages of content.  With more than 210,000 pages of content already included at release, Women’s Magazine Archive is expected to be fully loaded by mid-year 2016.  A second collection of Women’s Magazines Archive will launch in the second half of 2016 and will once again contain a collection of six US titles, including Cosmopolitan, Women’s Day and more.

2. OCLC Research Library Partnership Welcomes Three Recent Additions

3. Virginia Commonwealth University Joins Open Library of Humanities

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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