Access, use, and reproduction of the electronic resources made available through the Grinnell College Libraries are governed by license agreements with publishers which may impose greater restrictions on use than does copyright law. The user is responsible for observing these agreements as well as the copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), including the fair use guidelines that protect scholarship and research.
When accessing subscription databases from off-campus, you will be asked to sign in using your campus username and password. If you have any problems accessing library resources from off campus, please contact Rebecca Ciota or Tony Lewis.
1926–present. Online database indexing scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
1994–present. A full-text database of Chinese-language journals in the areas of literature, history, and philosophy. Articles are in Chinese and may be downloaded as PDFs. Searching can be done in English, and some abstracts are available in English as well.
Subjects covered include the nature, use, and teaching of language as well as linguistics, phonetics, speech, communication, sociolinguistics, philosophy of language, hearing and speech physiology, and related topics.
1971–present. An online index of scholarly literature on all subjects (especially humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia.
1970–present. A collection of hundreds of international journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, special reports, and conference proceedings devoted to the impact of gender across a broad range of subject areas.
Searchable database of images applicable to many different times, cultures, and disciplines. Also includes local Physics and Botany image collections. Use individual log-in for off-campus access.
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Access to the full text of approximately 350 scholarly electronic journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
The largest full-text Chinese database with digitized materials pertaining to the classics of traditional Sinology. An excellent resource for researching the history and culture of China.
1940–present. Indexes books and journals in all areas of philosophy, including aesthetics, bioethics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, social & political philosophy, and the philosophy of education, history, language, law, religion, and science.
1911–1949. Open-access collection of newspapers from more than 20 cities in China, spanning from the collapse of the Qing imperial dynasty through the years of provisional government and civil war to the birth of the modern People's Republic.
A comprehensive digital news resource offering over 5,000 newspapers and magazines from around the world. PressReader provides same-day full-content access to periodicals in over 60 languages.
Provides links to thousands of newspapers worldwide.
1978–present. Online resource that provides full-text information from nearly 4,000 United States and international newspapers, news services, magazines, blogs, transcripts, and more. To get to the international newspapers, use the "World" link under Shortcuts in the left sidebar.
Before 1000 BCE to the present. Catalog of millions of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide, maintained by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). The best way to identify resources beyond Grinnell College's collections.
A consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries that acquires and preserves traditional and digital resources for research and teaching.
Fully integrated and cross-searchable collection of over 135 academic dictionaries providing short-entry content, as well as many of Oxford’s encyclopedias and companions and other scholarly works.
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Print Location: Burling 3rd Floor PL1455 .Y657 1989 v.1
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor B121 .E53 2001
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor DS705 .E53x 1987
Print Location: Reference DS779.23 .E53x 2005
Print Location: Reference PL2264 .I54x 1986
Five related databases for researching ancient Chinese texts. Please email email@example.com for access.
Note: Available until September 30, 2020
Includes the research databases Late Qing Full-Text Database 1833-1911 and Chinese Serial Full-Text Database 1853-1856.
Note: Available until July 30, 2020
Collection of short video clips of native speakers of various languages. Provides samples of their speech on a variety of topics, including culture and daily life.
Portal to internet resources on East Asian history.
Created by Duke University Libraries: Extensive and freqently updated links to language and culture resources.
Online Chinese to Chinese dictionary edited by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan.
Contains, among other things, bibliographies of mostly English-language materials on modern Chinese literature, film, art, and culture and is maintained by Kirk A. Denton at the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University.
Print Location: LB2369 .G53 2016
On permanent reserve at the circulation desk. A second copy is available on the 2nd floor and can be checked out.
MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
Print Location: Reserves Z253 .U69 2010
On permanent reserve at Burling and Kistle.
This style guide contains information on the Chicago Manual of Style method of document formatting and citation. These resources follow the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, which was issued in September 2010.
Online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.
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