Until December 26 we have access to all of Oxford’s fourteen handbooks in the Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) collection. Middlebury currently has access to only three OHO collections: Philosophy, Religion, and Political Science.
For two weeks, you can explore over 3,500 contemporary and classic Arabic books from Egypt that are available in e-book form for the first time in the Kotobarabia Arabic E-Library.Works in the collection are divided into 29 thematic categories and several subcategories. Let us know what you think – email Rebekah Irwin or your liaison.
Now through January 14, 2013 we have access to the Churchill Archive.
The Churchill Archive includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston S. Churchill’s personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders.
For the next month we have trial access to the Encyclopaedia of Islam.
The Encyclopaedia covers the world of Islam with illustrations, maps, and over 11,000 entires.
Email your library liaison with comments.
Through November 23rd we have access to The Routledge Performance Archive (RPA).
The RPA provides access to interviews with key figures in theatre history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with actors from around the world; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries. The video material spans more than fifty years of documented work and ranges across the entire spectrum of theatre topics.
For the next month we have trial access to the Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān and the Qurʾān Concordance.
The Encyclopaedia includes qur’ānic terms, concepts, place names, cultural history, and essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’ānic studies.
The Encyclopaedia includes the Qurʾān Concordance which allows users to identify and localize text fragments and snippets.
Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present is a resource for researchers, students, and readers with an interest in literature, women’s writing, or cultural history.
Orlando includes biographical and writing career entries on over a thousand writers, more than eight hundred and fifty of them British women. It also includes selected non-British or international women writers, and British and international men.
Our access ends October 22, 2012.
Members of the Middlebury College community temporarily have access to Oxford Islamic Studies Online.
OISO includes current scholarship meant to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. The site includes over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur’anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.