OCLC Research Launches ArchiveGrid Blog

 
This blog provides a place to highlight new ArchiveGrid collections and contributors, talk about how the new ArchiveGrid system is being built, and note things of general interest with an archives twist.

The ArchiveGrid Blog is part of OCLC Research's beta ArchiveGrid discovery system, now freely available and providing access to primary source materials held in archives throughout the world. ArchiveGrid helps researchers contact archives to request information, arrange a visit, and order copies—all from one simple, intuitive search. The OCLC Research version of ArchiveGrid will eventually replace the existing ArchiveGrid subscription service.

Anyone seeking historical collections can use ArchiveGrid's powerful search engine and user-friendly interface to retrieve results that include the title of the collection, holding institution, brief description and a link to an extended description. And now anyone can learn more about ArchiveGrid or archives in general with the ArchiveGrid Blog. A link to the ArchiveGrid Blog is available on the ArchiveGrid homepage.

More Information

Learn more about ArchiveGrid
http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/archivegrid/default.htm

Try the ArchiveGrid discovery interface
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/

Read or contribute to the ArchiveGrid Blog
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/blog

For more information:

Bruce Washburn
Consulting Software Engineer
OCLC Research
bruce_washburn@oclc.org
+1-650-287-2145

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231

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