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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.
Provides primary source material from indigenous cultures within former colonial & commonwealth territories.
Dialnet This link opens in a new window
Bibliographic citation database from the Universidad de La Rioja.
Digital Library of the Middle East This link opens in a new window
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.
Showcases two radio programs via digitized audio with transcripts. Latinx issues related to politics, sociology, human rights, the arts and more with interviews of key figures and news reporting by a new generation of Latino/a journalists at the time.
O'Reilly for Higher Education This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s): O’Reilly Online Learning: Academic
Topics range from programming to IT networking to project management to graphic design to business strategy. The content includes code snippets, certification preparation materials, practice exercises, training videos, all through books, videos, proven learning paths, case studies and audio books.
Alternate Name(s): 17th and 18th century Nichols newspapers collection; Nichols newspapers collection
(Searches through citations and the full text) Collection of newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets, that make up the Nichols newspaper collection held at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, UK. All 296 volumes of bound material, covering the period 1672-1737, are presented in digitized format.