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The Forest History Society has updated and improved access to its online searchable databases!

///The Forest History Society has updated and improved access to its online searchable databases!

The Forest History Society has updated and improved access to its online searchable databases!

Please visit: http://www.foresthistory.org/Research/databases.html FHS databases provide useful, detailed information about primary or secondary resource materials in the broad fields of forest, conservation,and environmental history.

All six of the Society’s databases (see descriptions below) are now searchable on the FHS website via InMagic’s WebPublisher software, which allows for greater ease of use, more options for searching and selecting, and clearer search results than the software we were using previously. We hope you find the new online databases to be a major improvement, as we do. Please send comments or suggestions to Elizabeth Hull: [email protected]

* Forest History Society Image Database (http://fhsnb.oit.duke.edu/dbtw-wpd/textbase/WebQuery.htm) A catalog of images digitized from the Society’s Photograph Collection. Search results display thumbnail images along with descriptive cataloging information.

* Environmental History Bibliography (http://fhsnb.oit.duke.edu/dbtw-wpd/textbase/EHWebQuery.htm) A bibliography containing annotated descriptions of over 39,000 books, articles, and dissertations on topics in the fields of forest, conservation, and environmental history.

* Guide to Environmental History Archival Collections (http://fhsnb.oit.duke.edu/dbtw-wpd/textbase/AGWebQuery.htm) Descriptions of records housed in over 450 repositories across North America and throughout the world.

* Forests in Fiction Collection Catalog (http://fhsnb.oit.duke.edu/dbtw-wpd/textbase/FIFWebQuery.htm) A catalog of a special collection of nearly 400 twentieth-century novels documenting Forests in Fiction.

* U.S. Forest Service Headquarters History Collection Database (http://fhsnb.oit.duke.edu/dbtw-wpd/textbase/USFSWebQuery.htm) A catalog of the U.S. Forest Service Headquarters History Collection housed at the Forest History Society.

* Environment of South and Southeast Asia Bibliography (http://fhsnb.oit.duke.edu/dbtw-wpd/textbase/SSAWebQuery.htm) A specialized bibliography on vegetation change in South and Southeast Asia compiled as a companion tool to the John Richards Collection of publications relating to the impact of tropical land use change on global atmospheric CO2 concentrations.

Search assistance is available; please contact the Society’s librarian Cheryl Oakes ([email protected]), who will be glad to perform custom searches of the databases and email the results to you.

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