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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.
With a focus on communities in the Caribbean, Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and France, the collection includes digitized primary source documents, including personal papers, organizational papers, journals, newsletters, court documents, letters, and ephemera.
Full-text searchable databases of thousands of eBooks, eJournals, eTheses, strategic reports, and conference proceedings from the Arab and Islamic worlds.
Crime, Scandal, and Blackmail Papers of the Nineteenth Century
Collection begins with playwrights from the late 19th century and progresses to the writings of contemporary playwrights, with detailed info on related productions, theaters, and more.
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.
19th-century primary source documents on dozens of Native tribes about the encounters between Indigenous people and American Territorial officials.
A cloud-based, U.S. national data and mapping tool and analytics platform with multidisciplinary applications for research related to social sciences, public health, urban studies, real estate and housing analysis, community and economic developments, public administration, policy and political science, education, business, economics, statistics, geography, and more. Users can leverage thousands of U.S. indicators to perform demographic and socioeconomic analysis, from a neighborhood census block group in many cases, up to a national level, as well as create custom regions, for their research and studies.
With an extensive scope of content focused on political extremism and radical thought, this archive covers a broad assortment of both far-right and radical left political groups. It offers a diverse mixture of materials, including periodicals, campaign propaganda, government records, oral histories, and various ephemera, which allow researchers to explore unorthodox social and political movements.
100 publications from Archie Comics, spanning the early 1940s to 2020. Includes Archie, Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, Betty & Veronica, and Jughead.
Periodicals from 1940-present, highlighting topics and trends of youth culture such as fashion, rock and roll, sports, sexuality, dating, as well as youth portrayal in the media.