Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-505-012-1-1-International-CAMBRIDGE-1595

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Trans-Atlantic slave trade: a database on CD-Rom.  [machine-readable data file] / Eltis, David  [principal investigator(s)] / Cambridge University Press  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 2/2/2000

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Run setup to install the user interface to public use workstations. Guest account needs to have full control in the D:\slavetrade directory. Data exists in SPSS system file and can be found on the CD-ROM under spssdata directory. 9/06 Program is installed on Ketchup and Mustard. ISO image was created and stored in X:\DPLS-Archive. 12/12 For an expanded version of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade database, visit http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces at Emory University.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison Campus

Date Ordered: 11/15/1999

Documentation: One accompanying hard copy document and online help file.

Abstract: This CD-ROM contains the records of 27,233 transatlantic slave ship voyages made between 1595 and 1866 from all over Europe. The disk contains software that allows users to process data by the time periods and geographic regions of their choice. It also permits the downloading of data in SPSS format for use in other programs. Interactive maps that allow users to establish the structure of transatlantic connections are also included. The accompanying data set contains incomplete data for 226 fields of information for each voyage.

Media/File Reports:

7253 (CD-ROM)