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Books & Reviews

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Search all Five College libraries at once, or limit to Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire, or UMass/Amherst.

1983 to present

Reviews of English-language fiction and nonfiction books from U. S., Canadian, and British periodicals.

Smith College is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), which acquires and preserves "unique and little-known documents." The collections, which number about five million items, are international in scope and made available to researchers at member institutions through interlibrary loan, electronic delivery, and on-site use at CRL in Chicago. Read more....

Indexes the full text of a growing number of books. For some books complete text is online; for others only a small portion. No printing or downloading.

Link to other libraries' Web-based catalogs, listed by country.

Over 200 plays by 48 playwrights, more than half are previously unpublished or hard-to-find. Trial ends 1/20/15.

1902 - 2006

Full text searching of every page of every issue of the TLS from 1902 to 2005; book reviews, film reviews, play reviews and more.

1994 to present

Complete coverage of the TLS from 1994. (New issues added 1 week after publication). Request username and password at Reference desk.

Full-text adult comic books & graphic novels, plus interviews, criticism & articles that document this genre. Trial ends 1/20/15.

all dates

Extensive catalog (OCLC) of books, serials, media, web resources, and more worldwide.

Streaming Media

Streaming video; BBC production of every Shakespeare play.

Streaming audio for literature, poetry, abridged versions of classic texts and non-fiction.

Growing collection of high-quality videos of full-length performances by some of today’s most provocative artists working in dance, theater, music, and other forms that defy categorization.

Streaming video of definitive performances of the world's leading plays, and film documentaries. Users can bookmark specific scenes, monologues and staging.