[PAST EVENT] Database Demo

October 15, 2014
Swem Library, Learning Resource Center
400 Landrum Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Join Swem research librarians to see demonstrations of our latest databases. Today's featured databases are Ancestry.com, Electronic Enlightenment, Oxford Scholarly Editions Online: Shakespeare, and ReferenceUSA.

Ancestry.com Library Edition: Provides access to historical U.S. and international documents and photos, local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s. The Library Edition of Ancestry.com has fewer personalized functions and options than the versions available to private subscribers.

Electronic Enlightenment:
Wide-ranging online collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century ? reconstructing one of the world's great historical ?conversations.? Access to 63,967 historical documents and 8,002 correspondents.

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online: Shakespeare:
Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO): William Shakespeare provides an interlinked collection of authoritative Oxford editions of Shakespeare's works.

Information on US businesses searchable by company name, location, and/or detailed industry category. Lists size of company, top personnel, year established, type of business, credit rating, yearly sales ranges, etc. Coverage: Current. Includes U.S. Historical Businesses database which contains 150 million historical records.

Contact the research department with questions at 221-3067.