New eResources

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

1928 to present

Covers South & Southeast Asian prehistory; archaeology: art, crafts & architecture; inscriptions & palaeography; coins and seals. Trial ends 4/17/15.

1493-1945

Primary source documents from the Gilder Lehrman Collection. Divided into two modules: 1: Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859 (available now) and 2: Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945 (due out mid- 2015). NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 4/4/15.

Digitized books, manuscripts, art work & photographs from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection; covers the earliest contact with European settlers up to the mid-20th century. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 4/4/15.

Digitized books, manuscripts & ephemera from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection; materials on early pioneers & explorers; the Gold Rush; evolution of Western towns; agricultural transformation; the growth of railway and road networks; and other materials on Westward expansion. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 4/4/15.

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....

Full-text articles from academic journals published in South Korea; major strengths are the sciences, engineering, and the humanities. 1927+. Trial ends 3/31/15.

The leading newspaper in Korea; full access 1920 to present. Trial ends 3/26/15.

2014+

Comprehensive directory compiled by the College Art Association of America lists programs in the US, Canada, UK, and Europe.

Searchable database listing grants and other funding opportunities from various sources.

Full-text books & journals digitized by HathiTrust partner libraries, Google, the Internet Archive, etc. Includes searchable access to over 10 million volumes total; 3 million public domain volumes are fully viewable online and allow downloading one page at a time. Complements Google Books.

Alternative press newspapers, magazines & journals from the latter half of the 20th century, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries.

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

Peer-reviewed scientific video journal; publishes scientific research in a visual format, facilitating reproducibility & learning new experimental techniques.

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

Digitized archival material relating to changing lifestyles, youth culture, student protests, popular culture & media, Civil Rights, women's liberation, minorities, the Space Race, consumerism, nuclear disarmament, etc. No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 4/4/15.

300+ handbooks offering peer-reviewed research articles in the social sciences and humanities. Chapters can be searched, viewed & downloaded. Trial ends 5/12/15.

Digitized primary sources, 1490+, including materials on the African Gold Coast, Latin America, Britain & North America, from laws & court records to letters, family papers, plantation records, resistance & revolts, the Underground Railroad, etc. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 4/4/15.

A gateway to distinctive digital collections and online exhibitions unique to Smith College.The collections feature images, audio, video, and text from multiple repositories and platform including the Libraries’ Special Collections, the Museum of Art, the Imaging Center, the Botanic Gardens, and select scholar collections

English-language newspaper published in Hong Kong, featuring current news on China & other Asian countries. Includes 10-year archive.

19th & 20th c. women's travel diaries & correspondence from The Schlesinger Library, Harvard University; topics range from emigration, daily life & customs to education, frontier life, missionary work, etc. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 4/4/15.

Digitized primary sources from Cambridge University. Documents the founding & economic development of Virginia; the settlement of North America from Jamestown to the Bermudas; trade between Britain & America; early relations with Native Americans, etc. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 4/4/15.