Library News Archives
June 22, 2006
African American Studies Center
New from the Oxford University Press, Berkeley Public Library now subscribes to the African American Resource Center. This online resource includes:
* Over 7500 articles from Oxford's authoritative reference program--with primary source documents, images, maps, chart and tables, and much more!
* Primary Source Documents, with specially written commentaries, take you through the personal and public histories of African Americans.
* Maps illustrate over 90 country and territory articles, with thematic maps highlighting major events from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement.
* Timelines guide you through the history of African Americans in sports, the military, and more, including women's history and Africa and the Diaspora.
* Charts and tables provide information on everything from demographics to government and politics to business and labor to education and the arts.
June 21, 2006
Library Newsletter for June 2006
Highlights of the June Newsletter include a profile of a Literacy Program student, info on new databases and highlights from May programs. Get it here: June 2006 Newsletter