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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.
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.
(Searches through citations and the full text) Historical Black newspapers, archival documents and collections, key government materials, videos, writings by major Black intellectuals and leaders, scholarly journals, and essays by top scholars.
Digitized primary sources on the Americas, 1500-1926. The collection includes materials produced in the Americas as well as materials about the Americas but produced around the world, offering a global perspective on this period. Sources include books, pamphlets, broadsides, and documents across genres.
Searchable database of grants, scholarships, and other funding options, with special emphasis on academia. This resource is provided to the campus by the Grants Office; contact Christopher Tassava for guidance or to set up an optional user account.