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Resource Name &
Link to Resource:
In the First Person: Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Other Personal Narratives
Description:

Indexes more than 3,500 collections of oral history in English from around the world and other first-person content, including letters, diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and other personal narratives, providing citations, and in many cases links to full-text, audio and video files within scholarly materials that are freely available on the Web and through Alexander Street databases, several of which you can access through the libraries' subscriptions.

Resource Type(s): All Relevant Database(s) 
Access information: Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:Alexander Street Press
Research Guides: History
Coverage:17th century - present
Update Frequency:quarterly
Special usage notes:

For items not available full-text or that have bad links, search the InfoKat catalog for local holdings and WorldCat for holdings in other libraries. In some cases it may be possible to acquire materials via Interlibrary Loan (for UK affiliates).
Index free to all. Links to full-text in Alexander Street Press databases are available from campus machines and also available off-campus for UK faculty, students and staff.