Bible Research Guide for the Amherst Library
Bibles in Archives & Special Collections at Amherst
Mike's bibliography of book history
Rubin, Joan Shelley. "What Is The History Of The History Of Books?" Journal Of American History 90.2 (2003): 555-575.
Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.
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.
Historical Abstracts with Full Text (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).
American Periodicals (1740-1940)
Digitized reproductions of more than 1,100 18th and 19th century newspapers and periodicals.
Arts & Humanities Database
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.
ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)
Index to journal articles, essays, and book reviews in the field of religion.
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.
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).
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.
ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (1784 to present)
Index of resources pertaining to the study of the Middle Ages & Renaissance
MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
ProQuest Search Platform
Cross-searches all content from the Library's subscribed ProQuest databases
Standard general encyclopedia.
Literature Resource Center
Full-text critical studies, biographies of authors; covers all genres, all time periods, and all regions.
Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization
Provides an authoritative survey of the Greek and Roman worlds in all their aspects
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.
Digitized entries from Oxford's Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, spanning multiple subject areas.
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Scholarly entries on all aspects of philosophy.
Cambridge Companions Complete Collection
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy
Cruden, Alexander. Cruden’s Complete Concordance to the Old and New Testaments: With Notes and Biblical Proper Names Under One Alphabetical Arrangement (London: Lutterworth Press). BS425 .C85 1954
Dictionary of the Bible (Oxford)
Zondervan King James Version Commentary: Old Testament. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan, 2010. BS886 .Z66 2010
The Machine That Made Us
A documentary with Stephen Fry on Gutenberg and the printing press
Foxe’s Book of Martyrs
A landmark of English Protestantism (A&SC has an edition)
A major resource for Shakespeare’s history plays (A&SC has an 1807 facsimile)
A new translation with tools that display 10 editions in parallel, extensive translation notes, and Hebrew and Greek with mouseover definitions