Author Archives: Lisa McLaughlin

ABIA – Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archeology (trial ends October 30, 2014)

Middlebury College has free trial access to ABIA – Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archeology until October 30, 2014.

ABIA - Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archeology

ABIA is the only specialist academic in-depth bibliography dedicated to South and Southeast Asian prehistory, archaeology of the historical period, art, crafts and architecture (from early down to contemporary), inscriptions and palaeography, coins and seals of these regions. Going back to 1928, this unique and up-to-date bibliographic reference source has become the standard of reference in the fields it covers for both specialists as well as students.

LGBT Thought and Culture – Trial through December 2, 2013

LGBT Thought and CultureThe Middlebury College community has trial access to LGBT Thought and Culture through December 2, 2013.  LGBT Thought and Culture is an online collection of books, periodicals, and archival materials related to the LGBT political and social movement throughout the 20th century to the present day.

Take a look and let us know what you think.  Email us at eaccess-admin@middlebury.edu .

AP Stylebook Online- Trial until October 19, 2013

The AP Stylebook Online is a writing style guide for journalists.  It includes an A-Z guide to usage, spelling and punctuation.  The online version is updated throughout the year and includes many useful features such as one-click access to new AP Stylebook entries and “Ask the Editor” where users can submit questions or search the archive of frequently asked questions.  This trial runs until October 19.  Take a look and let us know what you think.   Email us at eaccess-admin@middlebury.edu .AP Stylebook Home Page

Newly added library collections

Here are some things that we added to our collections during the 2013 fiscal year:

Online resources

Online journals

Print titles

  • Frieze - devoted to contemporary art
  • Bidoun - art and culture from the Middle East
  • Detail : Zeitschrift fuer Architektur und Baudetail – architecture; in German and some English text
  • Three month subscriptions to print versions of foreign titles for browsing during the Language Schools – Ogonek and Allure (Russian), Teva HaDvarim (Hebrew), Al Jamila and Sayidati (Arabic [at Mills College])
  • History of al-Tabari, State University New York series in Near Eastern studies (40 volume set) located on the third floor shelves of the Davis Family Library (call number: DS38.2 .T313 1985)

Oxford Language Dictionaries – trial through Language Schools

Flags1Students, faculty, and staff at Middlebury College and Monterey Institute can try out Oxford Language Dictionaries Online through the duration of Language Schools (ending August 16th). Included are:

  • Oxford Chinese Dictionary
  • Oxford Russian Dictionary
  • Oxford German Dictionary
  • Oxford Spanish Dictionary
  • Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary
  • Oxford-Paravia Italian Dictionary

These are all accessible from this link.

Check these out and let us know what you think! Email eaccess-admin@middlebury.edu at Middlebury or Ann Flower at Monterey.

Foreign Language Popular Magazines

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Selected foreign language popular magazines have been moved to the Harman Periodical Reading Room for the duration of the summer language schools.  In addition to those already on display,  Russian and Hebrew titles are on order and will be added as soon as possible.   Titles usually found in this area have been moved to the current periodicals collection on the other side of the shelf.

 

 

New Books for Spring

Just in time for Spring recess, come see the recently updated New Books display at Davis Family Library.   Choose from more than 70 newly published and highly recommended  books.  You’ll find nonfiction, fantasy, action, mystery, graphic novels, short stories and more.

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Format-eBook

You can also “check out” newly added eBooks and audiobooks at go/books2go (http://go.middlebury.edu/books2go).

 

Trial Access: Factiva.com, Vogue Archive, ProQuest History Vault: Struggle for Women’s Rights, 1880–1990

Until February 6 we have access to the following:

Factiva.com 

Factiva.com from Dow Jones is a business and general reference resource that includes information in the areas of business, current events, communications, technology, foreign policy, and more.  For the trial, when you are on the FACTIVA site, go up to the first tab “Search” and choose “Search Builder”.

Vogue Archive 

The Vogue Archive is a comprehensive collection of American Vogue issues from its inception in 1892 to the present.  Every issue has been reproduced in high-resolution color and is searchable by designer, brand name and garment type.

ProQuest History Vault: Struggle for Women’s Rights, 1880–1990: Organizational Records

This collection follows the growth of the women’s rights movement in America from the campaign for women’s suffrage to the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and beyond.  The archive includes  the National Woman’s Party Papers (1913-1971), League of Women Voters collection (1918-1974), and documents about the Women’s Action Alliance (1971-1996).