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ProQuest To Digitize 30 Million Pages for Historical Collections

ProQuest is adding almost 30 million pages of digitized materials to its Historical Collections program this year.

Historical Collections includes primary sources from 1455 to today, such as newspapers, magazines, periodicals, books, government resources and video. New content being added this year includes:

"ProQuest's Historical Collections Program delivers unique and diverse primary source materials that have been requested by faculty and researchers in the humanities and social sciences disciplines," said Susan Bokern, vice president of information solutions at ProQuest, in a prepared statement. "Primary sources improve research outcomes by connecting students and faculty to a broader range of original voices written at that moment in history. ProQuest seeks out and enters into strategic partnerships to find and digitize this unique content to support the mission of the library as well as student achievement and researcher success."

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