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The publisher Gale is offering free access to the Artemis and News Vault cross-searchable databases of primary source material and newspapers until April 25. [http://www.galetrials.com/default.aspx?TrialID=77044;ContactID=15613] The databases cover the 15th-21st century UK and North America, with some other international material. In Artemis it is possible to download both the image file and the OCR text file of multiple pages and entire books.
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Library directors at selective liberal arts colleges may this fall found a new open-access publishing house. In the months ahead, the libraries still need to convince faculty members the effort would be worth the time and money.
The Lever Initiative, founded last summer by the liberal arts college libraries that make up the Oberlin Group, is investigating the possibilities of establishing an open-access publishing house for scholarly short-form monographs...