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ABSEES: American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (1939 to present)
Index covering North American scholarship on East-Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Academic OneFile (1980 to present)
Full-text articles from all disciplines.
Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.
Access World News (Newsbank) (date coverage varies)
Electronic editions of over 2,600 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as 1,500 international sources. Fully searchable and browsable by map.
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Over 1,700 scholarly books, searchable fulltext.
ACM Digital Library (1947 to present)
Full-text articles and conference papers from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Production and cast information plus extensive plot summaries for American films from 1893-1974, with records for selected major films from 1975-2011.
Africa Knowledge Project (1999-Present)
Africa Knowledge Project, known as AKP, promotes Critical African Studies. It disseminates Africa-centered, evidence-based knowledge on Africa and African Diaspora.
African American Music Reference
Essays and images for study of all forms of black music: blues, spirituals, jazz, rap, and more.
African American Newspapers (Accessible Archives) (1827-1902)
Starting with Freedom's Journal in 1827, the database will eventually contain all major African-American newspapers published in the U.S. during the 19th century.
African American Newspapers (Readex) (1827-1998)
Provides access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers from more than 35 states and chronicles a century and a half of the African American experience.
African Writers Series
Complete texts of the Heinemann's African Writers Series.
AGRICOLA (1970 to present)
Index of journal articles and reports from the National Agriculture Library.
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (ProQuest) (1960 to present)
Multidisciplinary database providing access to the international literature in agricultural and environmental science.
Content from newspapers, news agencies and publications from the African continent.
Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon / Artists of the World
Authoritative, up-to-date biographical information on more than 1 million artists.
Alt-PressWatch (1970 to present)
Full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press.
Alternative Press Index (1969 to present)
Covers alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines.
Digital resources and data in three major content areas: African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes, The African Plants Initiative and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa.
America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1980)
Searchable archive of American newspapers including Early American Newspapers (1690-1922) and Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980).
America, History & Life (1964 to present)
Covers the world's scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection (1684-1912)
A comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912. Subject coverage includes: advertising, health, women's issues, science, the history of slavery, industry and professions, religious issues, culture and the arts, and more.
Nearly 7,000 albums of music from America's past, including civil rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, wars, and more.
American National Biography
Information on over 17,400 men and women.
American Periodicals (1740-1940)
Digitized reproductions of more than 1,100 18th and 19th century newspapers and periodicals.
American Slavery Collection (1820-1922)
This digital edition of the American Antiquarian Society's holdings of slavery and abolition materials delivers more than 3,500 works published over the course of more than 100 years.
American State Papers (1789-1838)
Full-image database of legislative and executive documents of Congress. Continued by U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
Amherst College Digital Collections
Digitized art works, photographs, manuscripts, books, and other media from Amherst College Archives & Special Collections and the library’s Art & Architecture Collection.
Ancestry Library Edition
Access to more than 1.2 billion names, primary source documents, census records, and images and a variety of genealogical and historical research features.
Annee Philologique (1959 to present)
Index to articles and books about ancient authors, texts, history, art, and archeology.
Anthropological Index Online (1970 to present)
Index to current periodicals in the Museum of Mankind Library (incorporating the former Royal Anthropological Institute Library)
Anthropology Plus (early 19th century to present)
Index covering anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research, compiled from Harvard's Anthropological Literature and the Royal Anthropological Society's Anthropological Index.
AnthroSource (1988 to present)
Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource indexes 100 years of anthropological material.
Market research and industry trends.
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) (1987 to present)
Covers health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, and education.
Primary-source collection descriptions from WorldCat records and archival finding aids.
Archives of Sexuality & Gender : LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 (1940-2014)
Composed of primary sources, such as newsletters, organizational papers, government documents, manuscripts, and pamphlets, focusing on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world.
Art Abstracts (1984 to present)
Index to leading English-language publications in the world of the arts.
Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
Index to leading English-language publications in the world of the arts.
ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) (1974 to present)
Citations to and abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art; some entries date back as far as the late 1960s.
Textual database of 2000 French texts from 13th to 20th century in literature, philosphy, arts and sciences.
ARTicles Online (Arthistoricum.net) (date coverage varies)
Index of art historical articles, compiled by the University Library of Regensburg (Germany).
Arts & Humanities Database
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.
Resource for research into the history of modern design and the applied arts.
Image database including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.
ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)
Index to journal articles, essays, and book reviews in the field of religion.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1934 to present)
Indexes more than 2,000 periodicals on archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation.
BHA: Bibliography of the History of Art (1973 to present)
Bilingual database on the history of post-classical western art. Also includes RAA (Repertoire d'Art et d'Archeologie) from 1973 to 1989 and RILA (International Repertory of the Literature of Art) from 1975 to 1989.
Bibliography of Asian Studies (1973 to present)
Index to articles and books in Asian Studies, including humanities and social sciences.
Biography in Context
Nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography.
Collection of full text research journals focused on the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
Black Studies Center (25,000 BC to present)
Black Studies Center is a tool that supports research, teaching, and learning in Black Studies covering aspects of the black experience such as history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion.
Book Review Digest (1908 to present)
Reviews of English-language fiction and nonfiction books from U. S., Canadian, and British periodicals.
A visual resource offering digital images of art, history, and culture from museums, galleries, private collections, and contemporary artists.
Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek
Considered the most important modern dictionary for Ancient Greek; brings together 140,000 headwords taken from the literature, papyri, inscriptions and other sources of the archaic period up to the 6th Century CE.
Spanish-language encyclopedia and dictionary.
British Library Newspapers
Searchable archive of regional and local British newspapers published between the mid-eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries.
Searchable full text of hundreds of British periodicals from the late 17th century to the early 20th, with high-resolution facsimile page images.
Business Source Complete (1886 to present)
The largest collection of business journals in the world. Includes market, industry, and SWOT reports.
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy, all written by scholars.
Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online
Fully searchable version that includes old-spelling texts for comparison, contextual and archival material, images, music scores, details of stage performances, and a cross-linked bibliography.
Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
Caribbean Newspapers (1718-1876)
Fully searchable digitized collection of 18th- and 19th-century Caribbean newspapers, including 66 titles from 22 islands
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (1976 to present)
Index of resources published by the U.S. Government Printing Office
Chicago Manual of Style
Provides answers to style and editing questions.
China Academic Journals (1994 to present)
Full-text articles from 7,200 journals in mainland China, including core journals and specialty journals. Amherst has a full-text subscription to the Humanities portion. (Chinese interface)
China Core Newspaper Database (2000 to present)
This resource collects articles published in over 700 Chinese-language newspapers across mainland China from 2000 onwards, updated daily. The Amherst College Library provides access to Series G & H.
China Data Online
Includes monthly and yearly reports on national, regional, and local macro-economics, as well as statistical yearbooks and census data.
China Statistical Yearbooks (1949 to present)
Digital repository of statistical and census data published officially by the mainland Chinese government.
ChinaLawInfo/LawInfoChina (1949 to present)
Extensive collection of Chinese laws, regulations and cases in Chinese (Chinalawinfo) and English/Chinese (Lawinfochina, English interface version accessible from main menu of database).
ChinaMaxx (1939 to present)
Chinese e-book collection that works with Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. First 17 pages display for free. Users can click on the recommend button to ask the library to buy the full text. Click on the box to the right of the search box to browse and/or search the full collection.
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online (1991 to present)
A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
CiNii Articles (date coverage varies)
Abstracts and some full text for over 1,000 academic journals published in Japan.
Index of books published in Japan
Scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science.
Classical Music Library
Classical music recordings (14,000+ albums) including vocal, choral, chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental music and opera.
Classical Music Reference Library
A collection of essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database.
Classical Performance In Video
Video resources for the study of classical music, including full operas, dance titles, masterclasses, documentaries, scores and interviews
Classical Scores Library
Classical music scores Content includes 24,000+ titles.
Communications and Mass Media Collection (Gale)
Journals on advertising, public relations, writing, and other aspects of communications.
Confidential Print. Middle East (1839-1969)
The collection covers Middle Eastern history from 1839-1969; countries included are: Afghanistan, Egypt, Sudan, Persia, Suez Canal, Turkey, Jordan, Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Syria. The series preserves all of the most important papers generated by the British Foreign and Colonial Offices.
Index to U.S. congressional material, some full text.
Contemporary Literary Criticism
Extensive collection of critical essays and biographical information on contemporary authors.
Contemporary World Music
Provides streaming access to world music, with a focus on contemporary genres.
Crime, Punishment and Popular Culture (1790-1920)
Composed of over two million pages of trial transcripts, police and forensic reports, detective novels, newspaper accounts, true crime literature, and related ephemera, focusing on nineteenth-century criminal history, law, literature, and justice.
Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)
Indexes journals on law, law enforcement, paralegal topics, government and security.
Criminal Justice Database (ProQuest) (1981 to present)
Covers academic literature on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
Critical Collective works towards promoting scholarship and building knowledge in the arts in India.
Dance In Video
Dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century
Database of Latin Dictionaries
Dictionaries for translation, etymologies, and historical context. Cross-searchable with the Library of Latin Texts.
Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM)
Scholarly resource of recordings including New World, Composers Recordings (CRI), Albany Records, Mode, Frog Peak and BMOP.
Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) (1973 to present)
Covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century.
Discover: Start here for books, articles & more
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.
Dissertations & Theses Global (ProQuest)
Includes nearly 3 million searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world, offering full text for most of the 80,000 new dissertations added each year since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage.
Documents on British Policy Overseas
Documents on British Policy Overseas provides users with access to a wide range of primary source documents from Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, shedding light on diplomatic history throughout the twentieth century
Full texts of plays from across the history of the theatre, ranging from Aeschylus to the present day.
Early American Imprints, Series I, Evans (1639-1800)
Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the renowned bibliography by Charles Evans.
Early American Imprints. Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)
Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the distinguished bibliography by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker.
ECLAC: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Online resource focusing on economic and social developments in Latin America and the Caribbean
EconLit with Full Text (1969 to present)
From the American Economic Association -- the foremost source of references to economic literature.
Education Database (ProQuest) (1988 to present)
Coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education.
EEBO: Early English Books Online (1473-1700)
Full text of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (1701-1800)
Page images and full-text searching for more than 136,000 key English- and foreign-language titles printed in Great Britain during the 18th century, based on the English Short Title Catalogue.
EIU Country Data
An analytical database of worldwide economic indicators and forecasts, providing more than 300 series on 201 countries and 45 regional aggregates.
EIU Country Reports
Unbiased, in-depth analysis of current political, policy and economic trends with an 18 month outlook for over 195 countries.
Electronic Enlightenment (18th century)
Full text of over 53,000 letters and documents from the best critical editions.
Important scholarly encyclopedia for all aspects of Judaic studies.
Standard general encyclopedia.
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the present
Essays on all aspects of recent African American history: people, events, places, etc.
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895
Surveys of all aspects of black history from the arrival of the first African slaves through the 19th century.
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
Articles surveying all aspects of the black diaspora; strongest on U.S.
Encyclopedia of American Studies
Leading reference work for American Studies, with searchable articles and accompanying bibliographies, related websites, illustrations, and supplemental material.
Encyclopedia of Ancient History
Contains over 5,000 original entries spanning the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE, and covers all Mediterranean civilizations, including the Near East and Egypt.
Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics
Includes all content of the print edition and new content is added annually. New articles are elaborations or updates of themes already published.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present.
Encyclopedia of Social Measurement
Covers all core social science disciplines and presents a comprehensive summary of observational frameworks and mathematical models.
A full-text database covering environmental studies, ecology, energy, urban planning, and affiliated areas of study.
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale)
Covers environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
ERIC (1966 to present)
Covers research documents, journal articles, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials in the field of education.
Ethnic NewsWatch (1959 to present)
News and analysis from ethnic popular and scholarly publications.
Europa World Plus
Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions.
European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (EBSEES) (1991-2006)
Citations to European multi-disciplinary scholarship on Slavic and East European subject matter. The index of articles published from 1975-1990 is in print-format only, in the Five-College Depository.
FBIS: Federal Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports (1974-1996)
News in translation (by the CIA) from radio, television, and newspapers around the world.
FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database (1972 to present)
Index of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals.
Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text
Bibliographic and full-text database of film and television articles from scholarly and popular publications. Includes images from the MPTV Image Archive of entertainment photography.
Film Index International
Provides indexing for thousands of films from the silent era to the latest blockbusters, with searchable plot summaries and full cast and crew lists.
Film Literature Index (1976-2001)
Index of scholarly and popular journals in film and television from over 30 countries.
Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981
This resource addresses the policies, economies, political relationships and significant events of every major Middle East power. Conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli War, the Lebanese Civil War and the Iranian Revolution are examined, as are the military interventions and peace negotiations carried out by regional and foreign powers.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
70 reference e-books, including multivolume works like the Encyclopedia of Religion, American Decades, and more.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
Comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples.
GenderWatch (1970 to present)
Full text of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
GeoRef (1785 [North America]; 1933 [Int'l])
International database of journal articles, conference proceedings, and book chapters covering geology and earth sciences.
GeoScienceWorld (1905 to present)
Collection of journals published by leading geoscientific organizations and societies.
Getty Publications Virtual Library
Art historical research, exhibition catalogues, journals, and other full-text publications from the Getty Publications Archives.
Global Newsstream (ProQuest)
Search the most recent global news, including major US dailies, with archives that stretch back into the 1980s from over 2,700 news sources that include newspapers, newswires, television and radio transcripts, blogs, and more in full-text format.
A community-contributed database used by students and researchers worldwide. Global Plants lets herbaria share their plant type specimens, experts determine and update plant names, and students discover and learn about plants in context.
Draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art
Provides information on a wide range of current and historical materials and techniques in both traditional and nontraditional media.
Han Yu Da Ci Dian
Comprehensive Chinese word dictionary
Handbook of Latin American Studies (1935 to present)
Bibliography on Latin America covering social sciences and the humanities.
HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index (1970 to present)
Covers analyses of current political, economic, and social issues to unique coverage of Latin American arts.
Hathi Trust Digital Library
A preservation repository of full text books & journals which allows the searching and downloading of public-domain books and Specialized services for text mining projects. Only public domain volumes are fully viewable online and allow partial downloading. Click "log In" and choose Amherst College from the list of institutions to get access to additional features and tools.
Health Reference Center Academic (1980 to present)
Provides both full-text materials and references to patient and consumer health information.
Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980)
Full-text collection of Spanish-language and bilingual newspapers printed across the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Historical Abstracts with Full Text (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).
Historical Chinese Newspapers (ProQuest)
English-language newspapers published in China. It spans 1832-1953, with most content from 1910-1940.
Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
Combined search of the historic Boston Globe, Chicago Defender, Chinese Newspapers Collection, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, New York Amsterdam News, New York Times, South China Morning Post, Times of India, and Washington Post.
Historical Statistics of the United States
Standard source for quantitative information about the U.S., updated and includes 37,000 data series.
Historisches Worterbuch der Rhetorik
Comprehensive academic reference work for scholarship on rhetoric.
ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
World's largest archive of computerized social science data, provides abstracts and data.
IMF Statistical Databases
Includes International Financial Statistics with history to 1948, Direction of Trade with history to 1980, Balance of Payments with history to 1960 and Government Finance Statistics with history to 1990.
Detailed profiles, trends, and "competitor intelligence" on 2.9 million private companies, public companies, and VC-backed startups.
Index Islamicus (1906 to present)
Covers literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world, including Muslim areas of Asia and Africa.
Indiastat.com (Username/Password required for access is available from the Reference Desk.)
India-specific socioeconomic statistical facts and figures; data can be downloaded in Excel or HTML.
INSPEC (1969 to present)
Index of publications in all areas of physics, engineering, and computer sciences.
International Bibliography of Art (IBA) (1973 to present)
Covers scholarly literature on western art including traditional visual arts as well as new media, architectural history, museum studies and conservation, archaeology, and classical studies.
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) (1951 to present)
Indexes about 3,000 journals and 7,000 books per year.
International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Scholarly surveys of all aspects of social sciences.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Covers scholarship and fields in the social sciences.
International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) Catalogues Raisonnes.
Covers published and in-progress catalogue raisonnes, with a focus on paintings, works on paper, sculpture and photographs.
International Medieval Bibliography
Comprehensive index of journal articles and books about Europe, North Africa, and the Near East from 300 to 1500.
Database contains survey questions and answers asked in the US over the last 70+ years by more than 150 survey organizations. Create a personal registration for access to full features.
ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (1784 to present)
Index of resources pertaining to the study of the Middle Ages & Renaissance
Jacoby Online (Brill)
The authoritative resource for the study of ancient Greek historians, it includes Jacoby's Fragmente der griechischen Historiker I-III; Brill's New Jacoby, a new English edition of FgrHist I-IIII; and Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker IV and V.
JapanKnowledge Lib (date coverage varies)
Collection of dictionaries and encyclopedia, full-text articles, video files, maps, images.
Jazz Discography - TJD Online (1896-2008)
Comprehensive discography of all categories of recorded jazz compiled from existing general and individual jazz discographies as well as international jazz periodicals.
Jazz Music Library
Streaming jazz recordings. Includes nearly 11,000 titles.
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
300 alphabetically arranged entries on critics and theorists, schools, and movements.
Journal of Visualized Experiments. Science Education Database (JOVE)
A video collection dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations.
Kanopy Streaming Video
Kanopy offers a broad selection of thousands of streaming films, documentaries, and theatrical releases covering a wide variety of subject areas, with additional new releases launched monthly. If close-captioning is not included, it can be requested. Interactive transcripts are included. Note that US feature films are not typically part of the Kanopy offerings.
Kikuzo II Visual For Libraries (1879 to present)
Newspaper archive of Asahi shinbun and other current Japanese language news magazines.
Latin American Newspapers (1805-1922)
Provides more than thirty-five fully searchable newspapers published in Central and South American between 1805-1922.
Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
LAPOP’s AmericasBarometer regional survey measures values, behaviors and socio-economic conditions in 28 Latin American countries.
LatinNews (1967 to present)
Provides political, economic, and security analysis on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Left Index (1982 to present)
Provides access to the diversity of literature on the left with a primary emphasis on politics and culture.
LexisNexis Academic (Now called: Nexis Uni) (date coverage varies)
Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also newspapers, business information and company profiles.
Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA)
Index of resources covering all aspects of librarianship, library users, and information retrieval.
Library of Latin Texts (240 BC to 1965)
Texts from the beginning of Latin literature through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (1960 to present)
Index of resources covering all aspects of librarianship
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) (1973 to present)
Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
Literature Resource Center
Full-text critical studies, biographies of authors; covers all genres, all time periods, and all regions.
Loeb Classical Library
All 520 of the in-print Loeb volumes of Latin and Greek texts with up-to-date English translations on the facing pages, fully searchable and browseable. Create a user account to save searches, bookmarks, and annotations.
Making of the Modern World (1450-1914)
Primary source materials (including broadsides and pamphlets, serials, and monographs) tracing British and US economic history from 1450-1914
Online learning tool for 70+ world languages including modern and several ancient languages. Provides self-paced tutorials to practice reading, listening & speaking. Includes English courses for non-native English speakers, as well as specialty courses (e.g. cheese & wine in French; soccer-specific Castilian Spanish).
Marx & Engels Collected Works
Definitive English language edition of Marx & Engels writings (1835-1895) including complete correspondence and newly discovered works.
Mass Observation Online
Primary source collection containing original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organization, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features.
MathSciNet (1940 to present)
Covers scholarly journals in mathematics, includes article reviews.
Collection of live broadcasts, archived concerts, artist portraits, documentaries and education programs for classical music, operas, and ballets.
Unique manuscript material relating to Edward S Morse (1838-1925), much of which documents life in Japan before its Westernization, including diaries, correspondence, ethnology, lectures, and other materials.
Met Opera on Demand (1936 to present)
More than 450 extraordinary Met performances, video and audio streaming.
MetPublications (1964 to present)
Full-text access to out-of-print exhibition catalogues, collection catalogues, museum guides, and educational materials from the the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
MGG Online (Musik In Geschichte Und Gegenwart)
General encyclopedia of music covering every aspect of music and related areas such as literature, philosophy, and visual arts
MLA International Bibliography with Full Text (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
Music & Performing Arts
Cross-searches audio, video, scores, and full-text reference content from all Alexander Street Press music databases.
Music Index Online (1974 to present)
Index of journal articles about classical and popular music.
Music Periodicals Database (1874 to present)
Provides indexing and abstracts for more that 425 international music periodicals, plus full text for around 140 journals.
Music Periodicals Of The 19th Century
Collection of full-text periodicals depicting American musical life from 1838 to the early 1900s
NASA Astrophysics Data System (1502 to present)
Index of resources covering the disciplines of astronomy and physics
NAVER News Library (1920-1999)
Archive from four major Korean newspapers: Dong-A Ilbo, Kyunghyang Shinmun, Maeil Business Newspaper, and Hankyoreh.
Naxos Music Library
Streaming music; listen to songs or the complete CD. Most extensive collection of classical music available, but also includes jazz, world music, spoken word, and more. Adobe Flash Player 10 is required for streaming.
Naxos Music Library Jazz
One of the most comprehensive collections of Jazz music available online.
Naxos Video Library
A performing arts video library that includes operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places.
Nikkei Telecom (1984 to present)
Includes business news, company information, who's who with coverage since 1984.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) (1780-1925)
Full-text, searchable content from a broad range of 19th-century sources in literature, politics, theater, music, religion, maps, science, and childhood
North American Indian Thought and Culture
Provides access to autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories, personal writings, photographs, drawings, and audio files that were previously unpublished. It includes fifty-four volumes from the 18th and 19th centuries with many prominent writers and nations covered in depth, in addition to photographs from Edward Curtis.
A digital collection of journals, working papers, e-books, and data sets produced by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, on behalf of its member countries and partners. Portions of the iLibrary which are accessible (indicated by a yellow smiley face) include the OECD Journal, Main Economic Indicators (1999-), OECD Economic Outlook (1967-), and OECD Economic Surveys (1961-).
Old English Dictionary (Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus)
Online resource of every surviving copy of Old English texts
Videos of full-length performances by contemporary artists working in dance, theater, music, and other performance forms.
Searchable full-text archives for 17 periodicals (Harper's, Commonweal, Dissent, the New Yorker, the National Review, and more) known for commentaries and reviews on politics, culture, and the arts.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Provides information on social issues, including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online is the access point for Grove Art Online, and other Oxford art reference works covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography from prehistory to the present.
Peer-reviewed, annotated bibliographies in the areas of: Latino Studies; Medieval Studies; Music; Philosophy; Political Science; and: Sociology.
Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization
Provides an authoritative survey of the Greek and Roman worlds in all their aspects
English to non-English translations (and vice versa), phrases, some grammar, and more.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide.
Oxford English Dictionary
Key dictionary of English language on historical principles.
Oxford History of Western Music
An account of the evolution of western music by Richard Taruskin.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Interdisciplinary reference content and commentary, plus Quranic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines. Includes Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and other core reference works on Islam.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music online is the access point for Grove Music Online and other Oxford music reference resources.
Digitized entries from Oxford's Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, spanning multiple subject areas.
Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Peer-reviewed, long-form articles written by leading scholars in the areas of: American History; and: Latin American History.
PAIS Index (1972 to present)
Coverage of articles, selected books, government documents, research reports, etc., from a wide range of social sciences.
Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics)
Online resource covering all aspects of the field of economics.
PEP (Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing) (1871 to present; 3 year full-text embargo)
Complete text and illustrations of 49 journals in psychoanalysis, 96 classic psychoanalytic books, and the full text and editorial notes of the 42 volumes of the standard editions of Freud.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database (1864 to present)
Covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, opera, film, television and more.
Standard French language dictionary.
Philosopher's Index (1940 to present)
Contains scholarly research published in journals and books since 1940, including over 680 journals from more than 50 countries with content representing a variety of languages.
Comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers.
PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress
Indexes literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health aftereffects of traumatic events.
Political Science Database (ProQuest) (1985 to present)
Full-text articles from leading political science and international relations journals.
POPLINE (1970 to present)
Reproductive health, fertility, demographics, environmental health, women in development, and HIV/AIDS.
Popular Music Library
Includes hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in world pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.
Access to the most recent three months of more than 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages.
Full-text journals in math and statistics.
Full-text collection of over 35,000 public domain books.
ProQuest Search Platform
Cross-searches all content from the Library's subscribed ProQuest databases
PsycInfo (1887 to present)
Covers the academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, sociology, education, and other areas.
PsycTESTS (1896 to present)
Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
Public Opinion Research Archive (Roper Center)
Archives datasets from thousands of surveys with national adult, state, foreign, and special subpopulation samples. Create a personal registration to access datasets and full features.
PubMed (1966 to present)
Premiere biomedical index, includes MEDLINE and links to molecular biology databases.
Readers Guide Retrospective (1890-1984)
Provides indexing of general-interest periodicals published in the United States during the 20th century.
Searchable index of the library's entire reference collection, both print and electronic.
A nonprofit dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967 to present)
Covers literature on music from all over the world.
RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (1800-1950)
RIPM was established to provide access to eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-century periodical literature dealing with music.
Collection of working notebooks, verse manuscripts, and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers, including Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and Robert Southey, as well as diaries, travel journals, autograph albums, guide books, fine art and maps.
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Scholarly entries on all aspects of philosophy.
RSC Live Collection
Live productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2013 to the present
Over 3,000 current and historical data series featuring U.S. state and local geographies, standardized and browseable by topic as well as location, with interactive maps and charts.
SciFinder (1907 to present)
Covers scholarly journals in all areas of chemistry.
Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974
Resource brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary.
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice (1490-2007)
Thousands of pamphlets, books, paintings, maps and images documenting the varieties and legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective, and the continued existence of slavery today.
Smithsonian Global Sound
In partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.
Social Explorer (1790 to present)
Access to data from the U.S. Census, American Community Survey, religious congregations, and other sources, with options to create thematic and interactive maps and reports.
Social Science Database (ProQuest)
Covers academic literature for disciplines ranging from anthropology, sociology, and political science to communication, education, criminology, demography, economics and more.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Website devoted to the rapid dissemination of scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities.
Social Sciences Citation Index (1984 to present)
Tracks cited references to locate more recent articles in social science.
Social Services Abstracts (1979 to present)
Indexes research on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
Sociological Abstracts (1952 to present)
Covers the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.
Sociology Database (ProQuest) (1985 to present)
Covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more.
South Asia Archive
A fully searchable digital archive providing online access to documents ranging from the mid-18th to the mid-20th Century.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature; indexes journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference proceedings.
Springer eBook/e-Journal Collection
Multidisciplinary collection providing access to Springer e-books (2005-) and e-journals.
Stalin Digital Archive
Primary source materials from Stalin's personal papers and monographs on communism. Includes Russian State Archive of Social and Political History documents and the Annals of Communism series.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Scholarly surveys of all aspects of philosophy.
Provides access to statistics and studies on over 600 industries.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)
Provides statistical tables and charts covering various aspects of social, political and economic conditions of the United States.
Statistical Insight (ProQuest)
Searches U.S. federal government (1974-present), international intergovernmental (1983-present), state government and privately published documents (1981-present) that contain statistics. Many tables are available online as images or Excel files.
A collection of academic journals, e-books and research reports on environmental stresses and their impact on society. Research spans the Biological Sciences, Business & Economics, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Law, Public Health, Urban Studies, and many other disciplines.
Television News Archive (1968 to present)
Searchable archive of abstracts of news broadcasts from 1968 to present (ABC, CBS, NBC), 1995 to present (CNN), selected content from PBS and FOX News.
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)
Digital library of literary texts written in Greek from Homer (8 BC) to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. (Access requires each user to set up an account with individual username/password)
Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL)
Online version of the standard (and ongoing) scholarly dictionary of ancient Latin.
Index to articles on the biochemical, pharmacological, and physiological effects of drugs and other chemicals.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1976)
Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Preceded by American State Papers.
U.S. Political Stats
Data from all three branches of U.S. government, including Supreme Court decisions, floor votes, presidential performance, and other measures. Browseable by data type, policy, and government branch, and features maps and data visualizations.
Large web-based educational resource for avant-garde material.
Source for multinational business contact information, covering over 200 countries. Combines American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States in a unified search interface. You can also search for companies by industry, size, or keyword.
USENIX Conference Proceedings
Online access to conference proceedings in the area of computer science
Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy (ProQuest History Vault) (1960-1975)
A collection of primary sources covering everything from early U.S. involvement in the region up to the final resolution of the war at the Paris Peace Talks and the evacuation of U.S. troops in 1973
WDI Online (1960 to present)
World Development Indicators providing international social and economic statistics from the World Bank.
Web of Science (1984 to present)
Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.
WestLaw (Thomson Reuters)
Federal and state laws, law reviews, legal encyclopedias and dictionaries. Also newspapers and the European Union Library.
Women Writers Online
Contains full-text editions of more than 100 texts by English and American women published between 1526 and 1850 and includes introductory essays written by contemporary scholars about Renaissance women writers, their texts, and related topics.
Women's Magazine Archive
A searchable archive of leading women's interest magazines, dating from the 19th century through to the 21st.
Women's Studies International (1972 to present)
Interdisciplinary, covers the latest scholarship in feminist research.
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online (1972 to present)
Includes annotated entries for books, articles, reviews, productions, and more.
This online resource hosts primary source material from hundreds of fairs, including London’s Great Exhibition of 1851, American fairs of the 19th and 20th centuries and 21st century EXPOs.
Search thousands of library catalogs for books and more.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.
Zasshi Kiji Sakuin Shusei Detabesu (1868 to present)
Index to periodical articles published in Japanese, including those in former Japanese colonies, and including local periodicals not present in many other indexes.
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