Arabella Holzapfel

Posts by Arabella Holzapfel

Foreign Office Files (China) 1919-1980 (Trial ends Dec. 6, 2015)

For the next 30 days, students, faculty, and staff of Middlebury College have free access to the Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980. These are archival documents from the British Foreign Office that deal with China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan from between 1919 through 1980. Our trial includes these parts of the archive: 1919-1929: Kuomintang, […] Continue reading

Data-Planet (Trial through Dec. 17, 2015)

Students, faculty, and staff at both Middlebury College and the Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey have free access to Data-Planet for a limited period of time. There are two aspects of Data-Planet: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides access to the extensive Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data. Through a single platform, users can […] Continue reading

BrowZine trial, take two (Trial ends Nov. 6)

We trialed BrowZine in mid-summer and got some good response, but since then they’ve enabled a Web-based version which we think will be useful to more of our community, so we’re trialing it again. BrowZine is a unique product that “knows” Middlebury’s journal subscriptions and allows you to browse or search our journals in a […] Continue reading

Dictionary of American Regional English (Trial ends Nov. 6, 2015)

For a limited time, members of the Middlebury College community can discover the full panoply of American regional words, phrases, and pronunciations with Harvard’s Dictionary of American Regional English, or DARE. The digital edition features audio, interactive maps, and insights into the DARE Survey.Let us know what you think – email or contact your […] Continue reading

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