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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
A comprehensive bibliography and index of publications since 1985 on German language and literary studies. Includes citations for monographs, articles and reviews in journals, collected studies, and newspapers. Publications prior to 1985 are indexed in the print edition located in the Reference Room, call number PT35 .B58.
Focuses on regional aspects of American English, documenting words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from place to place.
A compilation of Chinese ideograph-based terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, and more found in Buddhist canonical sources.

NOTE: Any user may access the dictionary by entering "guest" as the username with no password. This will allow a total of 10 searches in a 24-hour period.
Access to the full text of major business publications as well as other newspapers and magazines.
International daily newspaper with a focus on business and economic news. Current students, faculty, and staff must register and create personal accounts using Carleton e-mail addresses using the access link above. Once registered, you can use your account to log in to from anywhere on any device by clicking on the "Sign in" link in the upper right-hand corner. Guest access for non-affiliated users is available within Gould Library. Please consult the Research/IT Desk during standard reference hours.
A renowned collection of Latin and Greek texts with translations. It includes epic and lyric poetry, tragedy, comedy, history, travel, philosophy, and oratory, as well as medical, mathematical, and religious texts.

Texts in the online Loeb Classical Library may be bookmarked, annotated, and highlighted but may not be downloaded or viewed offline. The Library has print copies of most of the volumes.
A fully-searchable, full-color digital collection of popular US and UK magazines on rock and folk music.
Find all the notices and the proposed and enacted rules associated with specific U.S. Public Laws and Executive Orders for 1936-2014.
Includes audio files from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings comprising a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.
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