In Pursuit of a Vision > Case 9 > Brigham > Clarence Database


The Details:

Sample record from Clarence, the AAS newspaper holdings database, for the Massachusetts Spy. [catalog record] [Clarence record]

The Story:

AAS has launched a new initiative which would have impressed Clarence S. Brigham: a searchable online database listing more than two million newspaper issues. The database solves the previously intractable problem of determining which precise issues the Society holds. A search for a title retrieves an easily read listing of AAS holdings displayed in calendar form. The project has been funded in part by support from the Center for Research Libraries.

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