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Gould Library staff continue our commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Carleton community. Information on remote access to library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Remote Resources and Guidance for Library Users page and this FAQ. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need additional assistance.

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.
Dramatic and contemporary plays from the archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre company.
Sourced from the British Library, local and regional voices to reflect the social, political, and cultural events of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.
Online arts and crafts video classes taught by top designers and artists. Includes Art and design (drawing, painting, etc.), knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting, jewelry, 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.
(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.
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.