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Day One at PA Libraries: Architects of Change is Underway

With an agenda including over eighty educational sessions, several poster session presentations, a products & services tradeshow, a performer’s showcase, as well as numerous meal and networking opportunities, PALA 2013 is a great event.

We hope you will join our Accessible Archives representatives at PA Libraries: Architects of Change. We will be in booth 106 in the Exhibit Hall during PaLA Conference’s exhibit days of October 21 and 22, 2013 in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.

We have been following the Tweets from #PaLA2013 as well:

And for the early risers at the Pennsylvania Library Association’s 2013 Conference tomorrow.

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Harriet Tubman: No Longer Underground

From Thursday Evening through Saturday, November 7-9, 2013, there will be a celebratory Harriet Tubman (1820-1913) Centennial Symposium, Underground No More, all presentations taking place on the Auburn campus of the Cayuga Community College in the Bisgrove Theater, located in the “Main Building,” just inside the entrance to Campus. (There will be signage & ample parking).

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Harriet Tubman

Thursday evening at 7:00 PM, there will be a FREE Multi-Media 2-Act theatrical production, “A Change Gon’ Come,” featuring music, dance and story telling depicting Tubman’s life, appropriate for all audiences.

Between 5:00 and 7:00 PM,  during Intermission, and after the performance, there will be book signings, facsimiles of photographs/drawings of Tubman & related artifacts on view and Tubman memorabilia for purchase.

Presentations will take place all day Friday and Saturday morning, featuring consummate scholar-speakers, a Tubman portrayal by much-acclaimed Millicent Sparks (Fri, 11AM, $10) and a sumptuous Banquet ($30) at the historic Springside Inn (built 1851), Friday at 6:00 PM, to which all are invited.

Registration for the entire Symposium is $85 and includes Presentations, Luncheon & Banquet. On-line Registration is required by October 31th.

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Accessible Archives Webinars

Developed by dedicated instructors and students of Americana, our databases provide access to a rich store of materials from leading books, newspapers and periodicals of the 18th and 19th centuries.

We utilize computer technology and a large team of conversion specialists to provide easy to use access to vast quantities of archived historical information previously available only in microformat, hard copy form or as images.

Learn how our databases can help your organization by attending a free webinar presentation. Learn about the latest content developments in our  collections of 18th and 19th century books, periodicals, and newspapers, including:

  • The Civil War
  • The African American Experience
  • The Roles of Women
  • American County Histories

Recent Additions!

  • National Citizen and Ballot Box
  • The Revolution
  • Frank Leslie’s Weekly
  • The National Anti-Slavery Standard
  • American County Histories: The West and The Southwest

It’s a great idea to have multiple attendees participate so they can experience it first-hand and discuss next steps as a team. Do you have specific topics of interest? We will be happy to tailor the webinar to your needs.

Please register in advance to participate in these presentations. Dial-in instructions will be provided upon registration.

The dates and times of our upcoming webinars are:

New Dates  Will Be Announced Soon

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We are at PA Libraries: Leading the Charge 2012

We are in the middle of the Pennsylvania Library Association’s 2012 event: PA Libraries: Leading the Charge, in Gettysburg, PA right now. This year’s event runs September 30 to October 3, 2012.

Stop by and see us at booth 142 in the PaLA Conference Exhibits. The exhibits are open on Monday & Tuesday, October 1st and 2nd swing by and say hi to our COO, Tom Nagy, and ask about a demo of our full text searchable databases.

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Accessible Archives at JCLC 2012

Thanks for stopping by at JCLC 2012!

We’d like to offer a heartfelt thank you to BCALA’s members who stopped by our booth during last week’s second Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC).

A description of our collections can be found at: http://www.accessible-archives.com/collections/

Free trials and webinars are available. Discounts are available for complete collections. BCALA members receive an additional 5% discount.

Please contact us for a quotation.

About Us

Founded in 1990, we utilize computer technology and a team of conversion specialists to provide vast quantities of archived historical information previously available only in microformat, hard copy or as images only.

Diverse primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture have been assembled into comprehensive databases. Developed by dedicated instructors and students of Americana, our databases allow access to the rich store of materials from leading books, newspapers and periodicals then current.

We continue to add titles covering important topics and time periods to assist scholars and students at all academic levels. We have Unlimited Priorities LLC as its exclusive sales and marketing agent.

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