Comparative Literature core


Full-text books & journals digitized by HathiTrust partner libraries, Google, the Internet Archive, etc. Includes searchable access to over 10 million volumes total; 3.5 million public domain volumes are fully viewable online. Since Smith College is a member institution, Smith students, faculty and staff may download entire full texts as PDFs. Complements Google Books.

Date added: 
Mon, 2015-03-02 (All day)

Digital Scriptorium

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

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

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

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)

DARE: Dictionary of American Regional English

Documents words, phrases & pronunciations that vary regionally across the United States.

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

Confidential Print: Africa [AM Digital]
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Letters, telegrams, reports, treaties, etc. generated by the British Foreign and Colonial offices. Topics range from coastal trading in the early 19th c., the European scramble for Africa, World War II, colonial independence movements to apartheid in South Africa.

Date added: 
Wed, 2014-08-06 (All day)
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