AM scoops two ‘Best Reference Picks’ in Library Journal’s annual list
Library Journal has named The Gilded Age and Progressive Era and Mass Observation Project in its annual Best Reference Picks.
Announced in this month’s issue, we are delighted and proud to have two collections selected by the LJ committee as best database winners.
We’re thrilled to have two collections selected as Best Reference Picks by Library Journal. It’s a prestigious award that really recognises the careful editorial practices we employ here at AM, from the great relationships we have with archives and libraries around the world, to the consideration given to how students and researchers use our resources.
About the collections
The Gilded Age and Progressive Era explores America’s transformative age of industrialisation, expanding wealth and social change. The rich variety of sources are drawn from leading archives including the Newberry Library, Hagley Museum and Library and the Rockefeller Archive Center amongst others. Find out more and request your free trial.
Mass Observation Project: 1980-2009 explores the history of Britain through three turbulent decades. The third and final module of this ground breaking resource captures the experiences, thoughts, and opinions of everyday people in the Noughties. Find out more and request your free trial.
Amnesty International Archives: A Global Movement for Human Rights, the newly-published primary source database from AM, invites students and researchers to explore the history of the leading human rights NGO, and how their activities intersected with other key events in the development of the idea of universal human rights.
The Loyola Marymount University (LMU) adopted AM Quartex in 2019. Neel Agrawal, Digital Projects Librarian, William H. Hannon Library, explores how innovative partnerships and collaborations have contributed to the development of the library's digital collections.