Category Archives: Humanities

PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online

Is both an index and archive of philosophical works. In addition to indexing books and journal articles, it monitors open access archives and personal pages for articles by academic and professional philosophers. Search or use the structured bibliography. For materials … Continue reading

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Dictionary of American Regional English

Online version of the multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States. The entries in DARE include regional pronunciations, variant forms, some etymologies, and regional and social … Continue reading

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Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003

The full facsimile run of the world’s most iconic illustrated newspaper. Search or browse (by issue or contributor). This resource was acquired by University Libraries with generous contributions from the Departments of English Language and Literature; History, and Languages, Literatures … Continue reading

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China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database (F: Literature/History/Philosophy)

The most comprehensive, full-text database of Chinese journals in the world. Content ranges from 1915 to present. The University Libraries’ subscription is just to series F covering literature, history, and philosophy journals. Content is in Chinese. It is listed in … Continue reading

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Oxford Handbooks Online

University Libraries now subscribes to some of the Oxford Handbooks Online. Individual titles are linked from the library catalog. You’ll find several titles in Classical Studies and Literature, with more handbooks available in Linguistics and Psychology. Links to the Linguistics … Continue reading

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Lexicons of Early Modern English

Provides a historical database of monolingual, bilingual, and polyglot dictionaries, lexical encyclopedias, hard-word glossaries, spelling lists, and lexically-valuable treatises surviving in print or manuscript from the Tudor, Stuart, Caroline, Commonwealth, and Restoration periods.

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Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition

Includes articles on all aspects of the Islamic World.  Our subscription is for the First Edition, published 1913-1936.

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Streaming Video databases

The University Libraries have acquired two more video collections from Alexander Street Press.   Black Studies in Video, features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California … Continue reading

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Something About the Author Online

The database includes two series from Gale publishers:  Something About the Author and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series.  Contain illustrated biographies of children’s authors and illustrators. Although concentrating on English-language writers, Something About the Author does include authors writing … Continue reading

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Four more historic newspaper databases added

The following newspaper databases offer full page and article images with searchable full text. Atlanta Journal Constitution (1868-1945) Chicago Defender (1910-1975) Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002) Washington Post (1877-1996) All are accessible from the Article Databases page alphabetically by title and are … Continue reading

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