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24 November 2014

In this short film we celebrate our long term relationship with the UK's National Archives (see their website). Follow the step-by-step and meticulous process of selection, preservation and digitisation of materials from the UK government's official archive: from paper archive to Archives Direct. Materials selected are for 'Apartheid South Africa' and for the forthcoming 'Colonial America'. &...

14 November 2014
Publication of final section marks the culmination of this landmark digital project.[Marlborough, November 14th 2014] Adam Matthew today announced the launch of the latest and final section of Mass Observation Online, marking the completion of this landmark digital project.Publication of this section makes the entire Mass-Observation Archive available to students and researchers. In addition, the entire Mass ...
03 November 2014

The UK’s first national festival of the humanities, Being Human, is to be launched on Saturday 15th November led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy. The festival is providing a free programme of activities exploring what it means to be human and highlights ...

28 October 2014
Adam Matthew is delighted to announce the publication of the long-awaited Gilder Lehrman Collection (GLC) under the title of American History, 1493-1945: From the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York, originally announced in September 2013. Adam Matthew will publish the collection in two parts; Part I of the most important archives on American history in existence, ...
15 September 2014

Adam Matthew are enabling free public access for one month to their innovative ‘Energy Data Visualisation Tool’, which uses the latest web-based information visualization techniques to represent a vast array of data on global energy use. Users will be able to access global energy reserves, production and consumption data and explore the huge growth in renewables between 1965 and 2012 with free access for 30 days. Available from 15th...

09 September 2014

This new collection from Adam Matthew provides comprehensive coverage of formerly classified files on the Apartheid Governments of South Africa from 1948-1980. This vast body of primary material provides unprecedented levels of detail with in-depth analysis of events, international reaction and policy dilemmas, accompanied by numerous first-hand accounts and reports. The collection starts with the implementation of Apartheid by the National Party...

20 August 2014
Adam Matthew are delighted to announce the launch of their latest resource, American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965. This truly unique collection showcases the market research reports and supporting documents of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst and market research pioneer, which are held at the Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware.Ernest Dichter (...
10 July 2014

While archives across the UK are recognizing the potential of digitization to unlock their treasures, the realities of a large-scale digitization project can be daunting for any institution. This article will explore how partnerships between publishers and archives can help the latter face the challenges of getting content digitized. It will take a look behind the ...

29 April 2014

Adam Matthew is pleased to announce the launch of the update to its American West resource.American West – a resource sourced from the Everett D. Graff collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago – was released in 2008, enabling research into the development of the American West and offering fascinating insights into overland travel, wagon trails, railroads, Native Americans, ...

25 April 2014

Adam Matthew announces an exclusive agreement with California State University, Fresno to digitize the Donald G. Larson CollectionAdam Matthew, today announced the digitisation of one of the largest World’s Fairs collections in the world: the Donald G. Larson Collection at the Henry Madden Library, California State University, Fresno.“We are delighted to be partnering with Adam Matthew on their ...

01 March 2014
Adam Matthew, today announced that The First World War Portal is the latest Adam Matthew collection to be awarded ‘Best Reference’ by Library Journal.Each year, Library Journal evaluates over 8,000 books, e-books, audio books, videos/DVDs, databases, systems and websites, awarding the prestigious ‘Best Reference’ accolade to a select few. Featuring in Library Journal’s annual ‘Best ...
05 December 2013

Last month saw the launch of China, America and the Pacific, a multi-library resource documenting the trading and cultural relationships between these regions during the period 1700-1900. An extensive range of material from 12 leading international libraries includes ships’ logbooks, rare newspapers and printed books, manuscript sources, historic maps, objects and artworks, ephemera and visual material.The project ...

27 November 2013
Adam Matthew to publish unique papers on a turbulent period of South African history Adam Matthew today announced an agreement with The National Archives (TNA), Kew - the UK government’s official repository - to digitize and publish all TNA materials relating to South Africa during the apartheid era.These formerly restricted documents provide unprecedented levels of detail and scope with first-...
18 November 2013
New Agreement provides hundreds of thousands of pages of unique materials on American social and cultural history and literature across Texas.(Marlborough, England – November 18th, 2013) Today we announced a major new agreement with the Texas State Libraries and Archives Commission (TSLAC) to provide permanent access to two Adam Matthew online collections via the TexShare consortium.The bid, announced by ...
25 October 2013
We are delighted to announce the release of The First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment - the second module available within the 'First World War Portal'.Covering significant themes from recruitment and training to morale, efforts to control public opinion through censorship to the development of various forms of propaganda, The First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment, projects a ...
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