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19 June 2018

Age of Exploration, a new digital primary source collection is now available from Adam Matthew Digital. This collection tells the story of European maritime exploration from the earliest voyages of Vasco da Gama and Christopher Columbus, through the age of discovery, to the race for the Poles.

19 April 2018

Adam Matthew Digital publishes prestigious American cultural history collection: J. Walter Thompson: Advertising America, providing access to the archive of one of the world’s oldest, largest and most innovative advertising agencies.

21 March 2018

The story of war as told by rare and well-known publications circulated to the forces in major theatres across the globe. Adam Matthew Digital announces the publication of a landmark digital newspaper collection: Service Newspapers of World War Two, containing an extensive range of both rare and well-known wartime publications for soldiers serving in major theatres around the world.

19 March 2018

A unique vantage point for research into a globally unstable political climate. Previously-restricted UK government documents, offering insight into the Allied occupation of post-war Japan, have been published within Adam Matthew Digital’s resource Foreign Office Files for Japan. Section II of this resource, published this month, covers The Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952. From 1946-1952 Japan was occupied by Allied Powers...

15 March 2018

Research the history of the first great multinational corporation with new digitised records sourced exclusively from the British Library. Students and scholars are now able to navigate their way through newly digitised manuscripts using Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR), with the latest release of new content in Adam Matthew Digital’s landmark primary source collection East India Company.

06 December 2017

(Marlborough, UK – November 2017) Medical Services and Warfare, 1850-1927, the latest primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital, has transformed access to the personal and professional writings of Florence Nightingale with exclusive Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR). The HTR technology allows these handwritten papers to be fully searchable for the first time. Dr Patrick Spero, Director, American Philosophical Society Library, explains the...

30 November 2017

(Marlborough, UK – November 2017) UK Higher Education institutions are now able to benefit from a second group purchasing initiative with Jisc which sees multiple Adam Matthew Digital research and teaching collections made available to purchase at an exceptional discount level. After great success of an...

28 September 2017

ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL PUBLISHES THE STATIONERS’ COMPANY ARCHIVE, 1554-2007(Marlborough, UK – Thursday 28th September 2017) Literary Print Culture, the latest primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital, makes available The Stationers’ Company Archive with material from 1554 to the 21st Century.Widely regarded as one of the most important sources for the history of the book, publishing and copyright, ...

14 September 2017

ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL ANNOUNCES FULL-TEXT SEARCH TECHNOLOGY TO BE RELEASED WITHIN ITS DIGITAL MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH(Marlborough, UK – Thursday 14th September 2017) Adam Matthew Digital is the first primary source publisher to utilise artificial intelligence to offer transformative search capabilities with Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) for its manuscript collections.The first new collection available with this ...

06 September 2017

(Marlborough, UK – 6th September 2017) Institutions across Canada can now benefit from full access to Frontier Life: Borderlands Settlement and Colonial Encounters, a digital collection of primary sources offering a glimpse into Canada’s unique historic past. Consortia Canada, Adam Matthew and 18 leading academic institutions have collaborated to open this essential content to libraries and educational institutions nationwide, including all...

06 September 2017

EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITHIN PRIMARY SOURCE PUBLISHING SEES ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL AND PLANET-AI ENABLE FULL-TEXT SEARCH ACROSS DIGITISED MANUSCRIPTS (Marlborough, UK – Wednesday 6th September 2017) Adam Matthew Digital is the first primary source publisher to work exclusively with Planet-AI, a science and R&D driven software company, to utilise Artificial Intelligence to offer transformative search capabilities with ...

30 August 2017

MILLIONS OF PERSONAL STORIES BROUGHT TO LIFE THROUGH DIGITISED MATERIALFROM TWENTY-SIX ARCHIVES ACROSS THE GLOBE(Marlborough, UK – Wednesday 30th August 2017) Migration to New Worlds charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history, bringing together digitised material from twenty-six archives around the globe. Publication of Module II: The Modern Era marks the completion of ...

16 August 2017

EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF JAPAN’S ASCENT TO THE RANK OF A GLOBAL SUPERPOWER(Marlborough, UK – Wednesday 16th August 2017) Providing significant insight into the events between First World War victory and Second World War defeat, Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952 offers access to formally restricted government documents presenting a unique vantage point into a globally unstable political climate....

20 April 2017

ONE OF THE LARGEST COLLECTIONS OF TRADE CATALOGUES IN AMERICA DIGITISED FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCHExplore the shaping of the United States throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with Trade Catalogues and the American Home. A new digitised collection of highly visual trade catalogues, cards and marketing ephemera illustrating the rise of the American dream and evolution of commercial tastes and consumer ...

21 March 2017

A VAST SELECTION OF DIGITAL PRIMARY SOURCES ARE NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH A GROUP PURCHASING PILOT TO FURTHER ENHANCE UK TEACHING AND RESEARCHUK Higher Education institutions are now able to benefit from a group purchasing pilot with Jisc which sees multiple Adam Matthew digital research and teaching collections made available to purchase at an exceptional discount level. Aimed at supporting Higher ...

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