Primary Sources

Independent Voices: A Collection of an Alternative Press

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbindvoices

Alternative press newspapers, magazines & journals from the latter half of the 20th century, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries.

Date added: 
Fri, 2015-02-13 (All day)

Digital Scriptorium

http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/digitalscriptorium/

An image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research. 

Chinese Text Sampler

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~dporter/sampler/sampler.html

A collection of Chinese texts for students of written Chinese from the advanced beginner level onward. This site includes texts from modern and classical Chinese literature, film, history, and politics.

Chinese Classics Online

http://libguides.usc.edu/chinese_studies

A library guide courtesy of USC that includes links to Chinese texts that existed before 1912. These texts include jing ((經, canonical texts and commentaries), shi (史, historical works), zi (子, philosophical works other than the Confucian), and works of agriculture, medicine, mathematics, astronomy, divination, art criticism, and ji (集, literary works).

Smith Digital Collections: Science & Nature

http://www.smith.edu/libraries/digitalcollections/330

Smith College Libraries' digital collections related to science and nature.

Smith Digital Collections

http://www.smith.edu/libraries/digitalcollections

A gateway to distinctive digital collections and online exhibitions unique to Smith College.The collections feature images, audio, video, and text from multiple repositories and platform including the Libraries’ Special Collections, the Museum of Art, the Imaging Center, the Botanic Gardens, and select scholar collections

Date added: 
Tue, 2014-12-16 (All day)

Smithsonian II: Trade Literature, the Merchandising of Industry [Gale]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/mlin_w_smithcol?db=SMIT
Dates of Coverage: 
1820-1926

Catalogs, pamphlets, advertising materials & ephemera, 1820-1926, on essential industries that emerged in the 19th & early 20th centuries, e.g. steam engines, railroads, motorized vehicles, agricultural/farm machinery, building & construction, mining, etc.

Date added: 
Thu, 2014-08-07 (All day)

Punch [Gale]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/mlin_w_smithcol?db=PNCH
Dates of Coverage: 
1841-2002

Iconic British humor magazine, whose celebrated cartoons documented rapid technological, social, and political change in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Date added: 
Tue, 2014-08-05 (All day)

Smithsonian I: Worlds Fairs and Expositions [Gale]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/mlin_w_smithcol?db=SMIT
Dates of Coverage: 
1840-1940

Primary source documents on major expositions. Covers architecture, fine & decorative arts, technology, industrial design, science, entertainment, urban planning, manufacturing, cultural history, etc.

Date added: 
Tue, 2014-08-05 (All day)

Early European Books

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://eeb.chadwyck.com/
Dates of Coverage: 
1450-1700

Digitized collection of rare books & incunabula; includes works from the national libraries of France, Florence & the Netherlands; the Wellcome Library (London); the Royal Library, Denmark, with more libraries set to join the program.

Date added: 
Mon, 2014-09-22 (All day)
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