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New Faceted Search Page Enhancements

Primary Sources at Your Fingertips!

New Intuitive Search Functionality!

 Explore America’s Past in a New Way with Accessible Archives’
New Faceted Search Page Enhancements

Want to find exceptionally exciting primary source materials in Accessible Archives collections?

These new enhancements will replicate the user experience that your patrons know well. Within the unique Accessible Archives primary source collections, students, faculty, and librarians will go beyond just the facts and figures of history and into a deeper understanding of their search topic.

The New Faceted Search Page enhancement allows users to spend more time exploring documents and less time searching for them!

New Faceted Search Page Enhancements

New Faceted Search Page Enhancements



What’s New at Accessible Archives

If you missed our webinar this month you can watch and listen in here for an overview of and updates to the contents of our Accessible Archives collections. We also highlight significant improvements to our search capabilities and highlight some tools to help target searches to find content most relevant to you.

Recollections of my Army Life by Martha Summerhayes (1908)

8 New County History Titles are Searchable

Our American County History expansion work is going strong. This month we have eight more volumes online with full-text search available. These new titles are from Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Texas.

The Browse and/or Search links below are for visitors on networks with institutional access to this collection. Individuals with personal subscriptions must login at accessible.com to access the Browse and Search features.

  • ArizonaHistory of Arizona Territory Showing its Resources and Advantages; with Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Residences, Farms, Mines, Mills, Hotels, Business Houses, Schools, Churches, etc… from Original Drawings [Browse]
  • ArizonaVanished Arizona: Recollections of my Army Life by Martha Summerhayes [Browse]
  • Arizona Preliminary Account of an Expedition to the Cliff Villages of the Red Rock Country, and the Tusayan Ruins of Sikyatki and Awatobi Arizona, in 1895 [Browse]
  • ArizonaMormon Settlement in Arizona: A Record of Peaceful Conquest of the Desert [Browse]
  • Arkansas A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region: Comprising a Condensed General History, a Brief Descriptive History of Each County, and Numerous Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of Such Counties [Browse]
  • New MexicoA Handbook of the Resources, Products, Industries and Climate of New Mexico [Browse]
  • New MexicoThe Spanish Archives of New Mexico – Volume One [Browse]
  • TexasHistory of Texas – Volume 2 [Browse]

The full-text search capability of the American County Histories database permits the student/researcher to explore all the publications of a particular county by using a single query. In addition, those wishing to read or browse the text on a page by page basis may do so in the original format merely by scrolling down the screen and then continuing to the next chapter.


Accessible Archives will be at ACRL 2015

We will be at booth 392 at ACRL 2015 in Portland.

The Association of College & Research Libraries Conference for 2015, running from March 25-28 in Portland, will showcase the most current and relevant trends in academic and research librarianship — both scholarly and practical.

Accessible Archives will be at booth 392 in the exhibit hall. Be sure to stop by to learn what’s new for 2015 and to ask about our special conference pricing offers.

We’d love to meet with you and discuss how our collections of primary source materials can help your community.

Contact us to set up a meeting or just swing by booth 392.


Tom Nagy, COO
Accessible Archives, Inc.
Iris L. Hanney, President
Unlimited Priorities LLC


Ball State University

ALA Midwinter 2013 Raffle Winner Announced

Malvern, PA (March 12, 2013) – Accessible Archives, Inc.©, a publisher of electronic full-text searchable historical databases, has announced the winner of its raffle drawing conducted in the exhibit booth at the 2013 American Library Association Mid-Winter meeting in Seattle.

The Library at Ball State University of Muncie, Indiana is the drawing winner. The Library will receive a full one-year subscription to the Accessible Archives family of 18th and 19th century full-text searchable databases.

The winning card belonged to Hildegund M. Calvert, Ph.D., M.L.S., Head of Collections Development at the University’s libraries.

Tom Nagy, Accessible Archives COO said “We really appreciate the interest and enthusiasm shown by the librarians who visited our exhibit booth at ALA, and are pleased that Ball State University will have the opportunity to utilize our databases. We are looking forward to working with them during the upcoming academic year.