ProQuest database trials offered through April 23, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020

The Government and Heritage Library (GHL) is pleased to offer ProQuest Indian Claims Insight and African American Heritage as trials for our patrons.  

ProQuest Indian Claims Insight Database 

Indian Claims Insight Database Search Bar

Indian Claims Insight is a one-of-a-kind research tool that provides researchers with the opportunity to understand and analyze Native American migration and resettlement throughout U.S. history, as well as U.S. Government Indian removal policies and subsequent actions to address Native American claims against the U.S. Government. The collection includes docket materials for all Indian Claims Commission cases, as well as cases that preceded and followed the existence of the commission. 

ProQuest African American Heritage 

African American Heritage Database Screenshot

ProQuest African American Heritage is a groundbreaking new digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. It provides users a dedicated resource that not only brings together records critical to African American family research; but also connects them to a community of research experts, whose mentoring and assistance can frequently be the difference between research success and futility. 

Who can Access these Database Trials?  

Anyone can access ProQuest Indian Claims Insight and African American Heritage using your GHL library card. These trials are available on a temporary basis only. These databases will be available through April 23, 2020.  

How do I access these databases?  

Both of these databases can be accessed on our Online Databases & Resources Trials page. Please explore these databases and provide your valuable feedback.  

Other Online Databases Offered 

The Government and Heritage Library subscribes to several online databases, many of which are available outside the library with your library card. These online databases can be found on our Online Databases & Resources page. We also provide access to databases available from NC LIVE.  You may also search the library's classic catalog, or Search Everything, our new option to search books, online resources, and more in one search box.  


Jennifer Blomberg, Collections Manager