NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at Accessible Archives. The site provides access through many library web portals. If you have a personal subscription, you are limited to 250 pages, images and tables of contents per month. $99 annually.
American County Histories provides vivid portraits of people, places, and events, putting a state’s local history into current context with the examination of demographic, social, economic, and cultural transformations.
Published during the last decades of the 18th Century through the first quarter of the 20th Century, Accessible Archives’ collection is the only authority for coverage of all fifty states plus the District of Columbia.
- Explore all the publications of a particular county by using a single query.
- Full-text search capability.
- Each Table of Contents is hyperlinked.
- Comprises high-quality images and XML TEI Lite-coded full text with metadata.
American County Histories is divided into seven groupings: Mid-Atlantic, New England, Southeast, Southwest, West, Midwest, and Central.
An Accessible Archives subscriber gets all of this content as part of their subscription!!! No extra cost.
If you wish to purchase permanent access:
- Individual state affords you a 25% discount.
- Full Region a 35% discount.
- Multiple Regions a 50% discount.
- All 50 States and the District of Columbia a 60% discount.
Access can be turned on immediately. No additional maintenance fee. A simple license or addendum and you are all set! These discounts are available through the first quarter!!!
Accessible Archives provides expansive access support through FREE MARC records for all books. Access also is supported through all discovery services. Webinars, fact sheets, white papers, and more are available to spread the word about American County Histories.
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