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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.
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: Ref D20 .A43x 1995
Print Location: DA 16 .B56x 2002
Print Location: Ref E178 .P47x 2003
Indexes 2,000 journals published worldwide covering the history of the United States and Canada. Includes some full text. Coverage includes articles, book and media reviews, and abstracts of dissertations.
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.
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor Oversize G1201 .S1 H5 2003
An online portal to digitized historical maps.
1817–1994. Fully searchable database containing nearly 75,000 maps, published as part of U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
1690–1922. Full text of hundreds of early American newspapers, including titles from all of today's 50 states.
Fully searchable access to the complete backfile of The Times of London, including text, images, editorials, and advertisements.
Print Location: 4th Floor East Wall
Print reference work that indexes dozens of popular and scholarly periodicals of the 19th century.
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.
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.
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.
Digital library that archives texts, audio, music, moving images, software, videos/films, and web pages from the Internet for researchers, historians, and scholars, as well as the general public. Also provides specialized services for adaptive reading and information access for the blind and other persons with disabilities.
Offers the full text of thousands of books, serials, pamphlets, essays, and more from major libraries around the world. These resources track the development of the modern, western world (from 1450 onwards) through the lens of trade and wealth. The titles are in English as well as many other languages.
A digital library of primary source material from Eighteenth century America.
Provides full-text of many books no longer under copyright, and allows searching of the contents of many more titles.
Digital library of primary sources in American social history, from the antebellum period through Reconstruction.
A fully searchable and downloadable electronic database of quantitative facts of American history, covering topics such as economics, education, government, international migration, law, natural resources, religion, sociology, and trade.
Print Location: Burling Reference HA 175 .M55 2003
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.
Search images available on the World Wide Web.
Print Location: Ref E169.1 .E624 2001
1789–1838. Full-text database of U.S. Congressional materials.
Complete text of the Congressional Record from 1789 to 1999.
1817–1994. Online access to the reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, with numerous images and statistical tables. Print version, approximately 13,800 bound volumes, available upon request.
Provides information on, and access to, the digitized version of the Library of Congress' primary-source collections on American history and culture, including photographs, documents, sound recordings, and motion pictures.
Access to documents, photos, and records held by the National Archives of the United States.
Completely searchable and easy to use, providing quick answers to your style and editing questions. The Chicago Manual of Style Online also provides convenient tools, such as sample forms, letters, and style sheets, along with fully searchable Q&A content.
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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