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Research Databases & Digital Collections

Find library databases and digital collections that will help you in your research.

During the COVID-19 pandemic many publishers are offering trial access to their online resources. The library may set up limited trial access for some of these resources. Each trial is established with the understanding that due to budget considerations, access will end when the free trial period is over. ~Brad Schaffner, College Librarian


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Throughout the 19th century, pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day. 19th Century British Pamphlets, created by Research Libraries UK (RLUK), contains the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in research libraries in the United Kingdom.
From historic pressings to contemporary periodicals, explore nearly 200 years of Indigenous print journalism from the US and Canada. With newspapers representing a huge variety in publisher, audience and era, discover how events were reported by and for Indigenous communities.
Hundreds of periodicals from across the country into one collection that will represent penal institutions of all kinds, with special attention paid to women's-only institutions.
Crime, Scandal, and Blackmail Papers of the Nineteenth Century
Art and architectural history ebooks from some of the world's finest publishers and museums.
Unique set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865.
Bibliographic citation database from the Universidad de La Rioja.
The Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME) offers free and open access to the rich cultural legacy of the Middle East and North Africa by bringing together collections from a wide range of cultural heritage institutions. Developed by an engineering team from CLIR and Stanford Libraries, the platform federates and makes accessible data about collections from around the world.
History of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947, through the diverse manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland.
An archival collection of 15 major magazines (including the Newsweek archive) spanning areas including current events, international relations, and public policy. Offers multiple perspectives on the 20th century’s key issues and events.
Primary source material (interviews and statistics, educational pamphlets, administrative correspondence, photographs, speeches) on the Civil Rights Movement, segregation, discrimination and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the twentieth century (1928-1976).
A video archive of workshop footage, full length productions, interviews, documentaries and lectures spanning contemporary performance, theatre history, actor training, and non-western performance forms.
Immigration-related news from major U.S. newspapers. These newspaper articles provide first-hand accounts of both current and historical immigration issues and events.
(Searches through citations, reviews, and author information) An open-access index to published literature in mathematics. Included articles are reviewed and assigned a subject from the Mathematics Subject Classification. Covers 1826 - current.