The 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 email@example.com .
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Middlebury College community now has trial access to Torrossa, an online resource with full-text in Italian, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Browse arts, literature, and lots more.
From “El vidrio en la pintura del Museo Nacional del Prado” by José María Fernández Navarro y Francisco Capel del Águila
(Note that when you’re looking at an e-book (“monograph”), only a “sample page” displays . To see the full text, choose the full-text icon.
When viewing a journal (“issue”), select an article from the right-hand menu, then the full-text icon.)
Update July 17: Not all of the 160 publishers that provide content for Torrossa allow their works to be printed or downloaded. If you have trouble printing, it may be that it simply isn’t allowed. Disallowed functions are shown by minus-signs by the icon(s), as shown here:
Hovering over the icon will show “Download not allowed” for example.
The trial will expire August 16th. Please let us know what you think – email email@example.com
Until May 14, we have access to three Chinese history collections:
China: Culture and Society
Spanning three centuries (1750-1929), this resource makes available rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library’s Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. In addition, China: Culture and Society features a host of secondary resources, including scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, mini guides, and editors’ choices from the collection.
China: Trade, Politics and Culture 1793-1980
This digital collection offers English-language sources relating to China and the West, 1793-1980, including: papers of key individuals involved in the Chinese Maritime Customs service; papers of missionaries active in all regions of China; fully searchable run of the Chinese Recorder, 1867-1941, and more.
Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980
The complete British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan during these decades of 1919-1980. The documents cover politics, industry, trade and cultural affairs and include eyewitness accounts, weekly and monthly summaries, and economic assessments and synopses on leading Chinese personalities.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or your liaison with comments please.
A to Z maps online provides 100,000s of royalty-free, downloadable maps for academic and non-commercial use.
- USGS data
- GIS files
- Historic and antique maps
- Geological and topographic maps
- CIA maps
- Political maps across time (e.g. Africa with changing borders throughout the 20th century)
- Multiple and unusual projections
- Hurricane maps
- Volcano maps
- Flags of the world
- Tree and bird distribution maps
- Educational maps and games (crossword puzzles!)
- and more…
We have free access until June 15th. Let us know what you think – email email@example.com or your liaison.
For one month starting today, we have access to over 4,500 German ebooks covering the humanities, arts, sciences, technology, engineering, and medicine from publishers such as De Gruyter, Aarhus University Press, International Monetary Fund, Ohne Verlag, and Frank & Timme GmbH.
Visit Deutsche Sammlung or our New & Trials website for other new library collections and current trials.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your liaison if this would be a useful addition to our collection.
The Middlebury College community has 30 days to evaluate the usefulness of the Oxford History of Western Music . Fascinating text and images including scores,
and more! Browse through the Oxford History of Western Music and let us know what you think. Email us at email@example.com or contact your liaison.
“Experience the thrill of live theatre brought directly to your teaching space” through Digital Theatre Plus. We have trial access to this through April 13th. At this time, only username-password access is provided. (Campus-wide access should be available by the time we decide whether to purchase.) If you would like login credentials, please send an email from a middlebury.edu email account to firstname.lastname@example.org.
After you use Digital Theatre Plus, let us know what you think! Please send feedback to Rebekah Irwin or your liaison.