History

here are the history books that Pam likes best

Search all Five College libraries at once, or limit to Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire, or UMass/Amherst.

Full text e-books in the humanities, from the the American Council of Learned Societies and other learned societies and academic publishers.

Directory of primary source materials in U.S., U.K., and Irish repositories.

Detailed archival collection descriptions & finding aids from libraries, museums, historical societies & archives in the US.

1979 to present

Information on all books (scholarly, popular, adult, juvenile, reprint, etc.) on all subjects currently published and distributed in the U.S. With out-of-print titles from 1979 to the present.

Publication and price information for German books, videos, etc.

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....

1493-1750

Contains over 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to books and pamphlets about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Online version of Kristeller's comprehensive finding list of Renaissance humanistic manuscripts. Search or browse by keyword, country, city, library, and library collection.

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.

all dates

Extensive catalog (OCLC) of books, serials, media, web resources, and more worldwide.

Streaming Media

1700s - 1960

Streaming audio; songs by and about miners, native Americans, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers & cowboys. Genres include country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, blues, gospel & shape note singing. With liner notes.