Arabella Holzapfel

Posts by Arabella Holzapfel

Archive of materials from Reconstruction (Trial ends Oct. 27, 2015)

Students, faculty, and staff in the Middlebury College community have free trial access to Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Enforcement of Federal Law in the South, 1871-1884 This Archives Unbound collection on law and order documents the efforts of district attorneys in states that fought in the Confederacy or were Border States to uphold federal […] Continue reading (trial ends Oct. 19, 2015)

All members of the Middlebury College community will have full access to Foreign Policy for the next 30 days. In addition to articles published in Foreign Policy magazine, this includes: direct, seamless access to all content on, which is added to many times per day and covers all regions of the world, Advanced search […] Continue reading

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals (Trial ends Oct. 31, 2015)

Until the end of October, members of the Middlebury College community have free access to FIAF, an international index of film periodicals. This is a bibliographic resource covering the foremost academic and popular film journals up to the present day. Many of these key titles are available in full text. Let us know what you […] Continue reading

Ancestry Library Edition (Trial ends Oct. 21, 2015)

For the next thirty days, the Middlebury College community has free access to Ancestry Library Edition – the library’s version of Search census records; birth, marriage, and death records; city directories, and much more. Let us know what you think – email or contact your liaison. Continue reading

New to the Library – CRC’s Dictionary of Natural Products

Middlebury College now has subscribed access to the Dictionary of Natural Products on CRC’s CHEMnetBASE platform. The DNP is a comprehensive database of 170,000 natural products. The wealth of data provided includes: names and synonyms, formulae and chemical structures, CAS Registry Numbers, extensive source data, uses and applications, physical state, melting point, boiling point, pKa, […] Continue reading

Oxford Portuguese Dictionary – new to the library

Current students, faculty, and staff members at Middlebury and at Monterey now have access to Oxford’s newest language dictionary – Portuguese! Find thousands of translations from Portuguese into and out of English on the Oxford Dictionaries site, and visit our blog to learn more about Portuguese language and culture. Continue reading

New for the library – IMF e-Library

Faculty, staff, and students at the Middlebury campuses in both Vermont and Monterey now have access to the E-Library of the International Monetary Fund. The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies. In addition to nearly 14,000 of the IMF’s publications, the […] Continue reading

New for the libraries – Roper Center’s Public Opinion Archives

The Middlebury Libraries recently subscribed to the Public Opinion Archives of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. This vast trove of data from public opinion surveys is one of the world’s leading archives of social science data, focused on surveys conducted by the news media and commercial polling firms. Most of the surveys in […] Continue reading

The Rutland Herald – online at Middlebury

Online access to local papers can be difficult and confusing. Here’s a rundown of how you can read the Rutland Herald (and Barre Times-Argus) online, right now*, at Middlebury College. Today’s Rutland Herald: If you click on a link on one of the newspaper’s main pages to “read more,” you will probably see the […] Continue reading

TRAC Terrorism (Trial ends May 30, 2015)

A student asked that we trial TRAC Terrorism, so a trial is now under way at both Middlebury College and the Middlebury Institute, ending May 30th. Created by The Beacham Group, LLC, Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium (TRAC) is a uniquely comprehensive resource for the study of political violence of all kinds. In cooperation with […] Continue reading