Whether you’re new to campus or returning from summer break, we invite you to take advantage of all the library has to offer. Here are 5 things you won’t want to miss:
Many thanks to our talented Digital Media Tutors Maggie, Emily and Denisse, who created this video and others as a summer project!
More tips for the new semester: Midd Libraries Quick Guide [go/quicklib]
As announced in this recent post, the Middlebury College Libraries recently subscribed to the six Oxford Language Dictionaries on the Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (OLDO) platform – Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.
About a week later, Oxford announced the release of their new Oxford Arabic Dictionary
on the Oxford Dictionaries platform. We now have subscribed access to this brand new online dictionary also! (In case you’re wondering, the dictionaries currently on OLDO will be migrated to the new Oxford Dictionaries platform in the near future.)
Not interested in this, but there is something else you wish we had? Let us know!
The libraries have purchased or subscribed to a bunch of new and wonderful resources over the summer (and late last academic year). Here are some of the highlights:
- The Bayeux Tapestry
- Journal of agriculture, food systems, and community development
- Japan Chronicle
- Oxford Biblical Studies Online
- Torrossa’s EIO Italian Studies – Casalini’s online platform of European e-books and e-journals
- 22 collections in Gale’s Archives Unbound (Note the list “Your Collections” in the lower left quadrant)
- Psychological Experiments Online
- Two new Chinese magazines in print – 三联生活 (Sanlian Shenghuo Zhoukan) and 中国国家地理 (Zhongguo Guojia Dili Zazhi)
- Digitalia Hispánica
- Oxford Language Dictionaries Online – Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Italian, German, and French, with Arabic coming soon
- See entries in the Special Collections and Archives blog – like this one – for recent acquisitions there!
And these resources will be available very soon!
- Digitalia Film Library (on order)
- Chinese Cultural Relics – English translation of Wen Wu (we’ve subscribed and are awaiting publication of the first issue)
Trials expected during Fall Term:
- Journal of Visual Experiments (JoVE) – streaming video science experiments
- National Anti-Slavery Standard – primary source material
- Alexander Street’s Criterion Collection – streaming video of classic movies
We are always adding new resources – make your wishes known here!
Middlebury College has free trial access to the online version of the London Review of Books until September 13th.
Since 1979, the London Review of Books has stood up for the tradition of the literary and intellectual essay in English. Each issue contains up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists. There are also shorter art and film reviews, as well as poems and a lively letters page.
Middlebury College students, faculty, and staff can now view 19 of the films in the Digitalia Film Library, The Digitalia Film Library includes films from around the world in a variety of languages.
To view these trial-access films – From the Digitalia Film Library homepage, click “My Resources”
This selection of films is intended to give us an idea of the film quality and streaming capabilities of the Digitalia Film Library. Browse the entire collection to see what we could have access to if we decide to subscribe. Let us know what you think – email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your liaison.
For thirty days, the Middlebury College community has free access to the Oxford Language Dictionaries
The innovative Oxford Language Dictionaries Online site offers essential language resources never before available online: fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages.
The Middlebury College community now has access to two resources of full-text journals and e-books in languages other than English!
- Digitalia Hispánica comprises nearly 10,000 e-books and almost 100 journals from Spanish and Latin American publishers. * ¡Diviértete!
- Editoria Italiana Online, the Italian Studies Collection – on Casalini Libri’s online platform, Torrossa – features nearly 500 books and dozens of journals in Italian. * + Divertiti!
+Please note that our access to content in Torrossa does not include every title. When you do a search, icons indicating subscribed access appear next to items included in the EIO Italian Studies Collection.