New eResources

The following resources have been added in the last six months.

1935 - 1965

Thousands of reports commissioned by major US companies on consumer goods, providing the building blocks for historic ad campaigns for gasoline to foods to tobacco to Mattel’s Barbie Doll. Trial ends 10/15/2014. NOTE: No PDF downloads possible during trial.

Indexes all APS journals, with links to full text for most.

Full-text ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs & contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over. Trial ends 11/8/14.

11 handbooks in the field of psychology. Click "Search" in the top tool bar to search across handbooks.

Smith College is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), which acquires and preserves "unique and little-known documents." The collections, which number about five million items, are international in scope and made available to researchers at member institutions through interlibrary loan, electronic delivery, and on-site use at CRL in Chicago. Read more....

18th - early 20th centuries

Digitized archival material from the 18th - early 20th centuries. Includes manuscripts, rare printed texts, visual images, objects & maps. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 11/5/14.

1834-1966

Letters, telegrams, reports, treaties, etc. generated by the British Foreign and Colonial offices. Topics range from coastal trading in the early 19th c., the European scramble for Africa, World War II, colonial independence movements to apartheid in South Africa.

Documents words, phrases & pronunciations that vary regionally across the United States.  Trial ends 11/23/14.

1450-1700

Digitized collection of rare books & incunabula; includes works from the national libraries of France, Florence & the Netherlands; the Wellcome Library (London); the Royal Library, Denmark, with more libraries set to join the program.

Searchable collection of articles by scientists and historians in fields of biochemistry & physiology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, neuroscience, microbiology & virology, plant science, structural biology, science and society.

Primary sources related to colonial history, politics, culture and society, from Columbus to debates on American Imperialism, in thematic sections: Cultural Contacts; the Literature of Empire; the Visible Empire; Religion; and Race, Class & Imperialism.

Streaming video, including nearly 40 years of worldwide fashion shows, designer profiles, documentary segments, etc. Trial ends 11/25/14.

mid-1850’s through late 1960’s

Indexes 150 prominent art history journals published from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries, with good coverage of American and European titles.

Indexes 150 prominent art history journals published from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries, with good coverage of American and European titles.

Full-text, current eBooks from the Institute of Physics. Contains titles from two series: Expanding Physics (10 eBooks) and Concise Physics collection (25 eBooks).

Streaming educational & feature films across all disciplines, with films from the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion, PBS & many others.

Standard reference work on contemporary German literature. Includes essays on writers, as well as complete bibliographies of primary and secondary literature. German, Austrian, and Swiss writers included.

The major collection of Greek & Latin texts, continuously updated. Highly searchable, with single- & dual-language reading modes; marking & annotation features, plus tools for sharing; ability to create & save bookshelf. Trial ends 11/15/14.

1841-2002

Iconic British humor magazine, whose celebrated cartoons documented rapid technological, social, and political change in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Lists articles, essays, and books on music, published before 1967. Trial ends 10/31/14.

1840-1940

Primary source documents on major expositions. Covers architecture, fine & decorative arts, technology, industrial design, science, entertainment, urban planning, manufacturing, cultural history, etc.

1820-1926

Catalogs, pamphlets, advertising materials & ephemera on essential industries that emerged in the 19th & early 20th centuries, e.g. steam engines, railroads, motorized vehicles, agricultural/farm machinery, building & construction, mining, etc.

Video collection covering fitness & health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, etc.

1868 - 1872

The official publication of the National Woman Suffrage Association, formed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. Trial ends 10/31/14.