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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.
Print Location: Ref D20 .A43x 1995
1915-present. Index of scholarly and non-scholarly articles, books, government documents, reports, and more, covering global public policy and social issues, from the Public Affairs Information Service.
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.
Provides full-text of many books no longer under copyright, and allows searching of the contents of many more titles.
Includes collections of primary source material such as newspapers, pamphlets, and government reports. Many collections are digitized; other materials may be ordered through ILL and will typically arrive in about three days.
The online catalog for the Bibliothèque Nationale de France includes digitized versions of over 2 million texts, documents, and periodicals.
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.
1701-1800. Digitized copies of 138,000 English-language titles and editions published primarily in the United Kingdom and the Americas. Includes books, broadsides, Bibles, tract books, sermons, and printed ephemera.
Selected Transcriptions, Facsimiles and Translations.
Print Location: Burling Reference HA 1107 .M5 2003
Online resource for music research, featuring the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Grove Dictionary of American Music, and The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, as well as numerous subsequent updates and emendations. A version is also available in print at Burling reference.
Online art encyclopedia, covering all aspects of visual culture. Contains articles, bibliographies, learning resources, and searchable images made available through Oxford’s partnerships with museums, galleries, and other arts organizations. A version is also available in print at Burling reference.
Access to 90,000+ digitized texts
A guide to internet resources for the study of French history.
Collection of primary sources of historic documents from the early modern period to the present for both Europe and the Americas. Includes links to other sources of information on modern history, on the nature of historiography, and links to maps, images, and music.
This is the central catalogue for the WWW-VL network of indexes to Historical materials on-line. It is intended for general public use, but its coverage and selection of sites concentrates on creating a facility useful for those pursuing historical research on-line. An extremely comprehensive index of links, it covers nearly every geographic area and many subjects
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.
Print Location: Perm Reserve Z253 .U69 2010
The style manual commonly used for History.
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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