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ProQuest to Distribute NewspaperArchive.com to Libraries and Institutions.

I see that my old employer, ProQuest, is taking on the global distribution of NewspaperArchive.com to libraries and institutions. ANN ARBOR — Ann Arbor-based ProQuest announce Monday that it is expanding its selection of historical news content as the global distributor to libraries and other institutions for NewspaperArchive.com, a 130 million-page database that captures coverage […]

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ProQuest Lays Off About 40 Employees

The following excerpt was from the January 15, 2013 edition of AnnArbor.com: Ann Arbor-based information IT company ProQuest laid off about 40 employees on Tuesday, a spokeswoman confirmed. Ah… I see my old employer is making some changes… These things always make empolyees nervoud, especially if that employee happens to lose their job. ProQuest just […]

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Major Changes in the 1940 Census Indexed States!

Both Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.com have made major progress this week in posting of Indexes to the 1940 Census. The following info includes indexes that are currently being posted the night of Thursday, June 28-Friday June 29, 2012. Ancestry.com Ancestry.com – As of tonight (Thursday-Friday June 28-29) the following sites can be searched by name at […]

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The 1940 U.S. Census Community Project has Indexed and Posted the 1940 Census for Delaware, Colorado, Kansas, Oregon, Virginia & New Hampshire

The most exciting news from the National Genealogical Society Conference in Cincinnati is that volunteers have now indexed over 30% of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of 3.8 million records in just 37 days. Six states have now gone through the finalizing process (which takes about a week) with Oregon and Virginia going online on […]

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