New eResources

The following resources have been added in the last six months.

1928 to present

Bibliographic index covering prehistory, archaeology, art, crafts, architecture, inscriptions & palaeography, and coins & seals from the region.

Digitized books, manuscripts, art work & photographs from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection; covers the earliest contact with European settlers up to the mid-20th century. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

Digitized books, manuscripts & ephemera from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection; materials on early pioneers & explorers; the Gold Rush; evolution of Western towns; agricultural transformation; the growth of railway and road networks; and other materials on Westward expansion. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

Full-text companions on a variety of classical authors, historical figures, genres and places. Trial ends 6/5/15.

Full-text companions to classical authors and genres. Trial ends 6/5/15.

1897-2004

Important, alternative news perspective, compared to the London Times; targeted at the British lower and middle classes, with a large female readership.

Will contain 500 hours of film covering all realms of environmental studies: ethics, policy, economics, law, sociology, planning & environmental science.

Online learning tool for 60+ languages; self-paced tutorials to practice reading, listening & speaking. Includes both modern languages several ancient languages (Koine & ancient Greek, Latin & Biblical Hebrew) . Also includes specialty courses (e.g. food & wine in French, Arab etiquette).

Series 1: New Readerships: Women's, Children's, Humor and Leisure/Sports"; Series 2: Empire: Colonial, Travel, Culture, Missions.

Comprehensive database of funding opportunities, with over three million scholar profiles; identify funding opportunities uniquely matched to specific scholarly profiles.

Digitized archival material relating to changing lifestyles, youth culture, student protests, popular culture & media, Civil Rights, women's liberation, minorities, the Space Race, consumerism, nuclear disarmament, etc. No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

300+ handbooks offering peer-reviewed research articles in the social sciences and humanities. Chapters can be searched, viewed & downloaded.

Digitized primary sources, 1490+, including materials on the African Gold Coast, Latin America, Britain & North America, from laws & court records to letters, family papers, plantation records, resistance & revolts, the Underground Railroad, etc. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

19th & 20th c. women's travel diaries & correspondence from The Schlesinger Library, Harvard University; topics range from emigration, daily life & customs to education, frontier life, missionary work, etc. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

Digitized primary sources from Cambridge University. Documents the founding & economic development of Virginia; the settlement of North America from Jamestown to the Bermudas; trade between Britain & America; early relations with Native Americans, etc. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

Primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews & teaching tools relating to US history, as seen through women's eyes.