Readex Databases

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Subscribing through Readex, the Library has purchased access to the digital version of the American State papers, the earliest federal documents collection dating back to 1789, the Early American Newspapers collection, the Evans and Shaw-Shoemaker digital collections, consisting of books and pamphlets published in America dating back to the 1600s. These databases provide our students with access to primary source materials.

The figures below are broken out by the number of searches conducted in each database, followed by the number of documents viewed in each database.

Searches
Database

June 05

July 05

Aug 05

Sept 05

Oct 05

Nov 05

Dec 05

Jan 06

Feb 06

Mar 06

Apr 06

May 06

Total

American State Papers

37

89

62

62

42

53

94

271

270

111

124

184

1,399

Early American Newspapers

0

0

0

0

0

3

31

148

51

5

0

43

  281

Evans Digital Coll.

8

21

9

29

12

34

42

53

209

75

101

121

714

Shaw-Shoemaker

22

4

16

23

5

14

21

6

3

20

1

10

145

Total

67

114

87

114

59

104

188

478

533

211

226

358

2,539


Articles / Documents Viewed

Searches
Database

June 05

July 05

Aug 05

Sept 05

Oct 05

Nov 05

Dec 05

Jan 06

Feb 06

Mar 06

Apr 06

May 06

Total

American State Papers

70

159

81

339

38

123

361

452

285

322

240

1480

3950

Early American Newspapers

0

0

0

0

0

38

156

313

79

30

0

162

778

Evans Digital Coll.

12

51

30

67

15

44

204

6

199

187

234

689

1738

Shaw-Shoemaker

49

2

17

259

2

41

1

0

1

101

0

629

1102

Total

131

212

128

665

55

246

722

771

564

640

474

2960

7568

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