Database trial and evaluation: Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection

The Zach S. Henderson Library is sponsoring a trial and evaluation of the Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection Series 1.

The Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture. “Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project” – from which the collection draws its content, is the largest national project ever to locate, preserve and disseminate Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form since colonial times until 1960. Created under the direction of Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, founder and director of Arte Público Press, the oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature in the U.S., the collection accurately conveys the creative life of U.S. Hispanics, and sheds new light on the intellectual vigor and traditional values that have characterized Hispanics from the earliest moments of this country’s history through contemporary times.

We would love to know what you think about this database and its usefulness in support of our curriculum and/or faculty research.  Please e-mail Jonathan Harwell, Collection Development & Assessment Librarian, at jharwell@georgiasouthern.edu or leave a comment here at Zach’s News.

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