Rebekah Irwin

Director of Collections & Archives at the Middlebury College Libraries.

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Zotero 4.0 Launches

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Announced on The Chronicle of Higher Ed’s ProfHacker.

Available now for download.

 

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Deutsche Sammlung German ebooks (trial through May 3)

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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 eaccess-admin@middlebury.edu or contact your liaison if this would be a useful addition to our collection.

New research database: Orlando Women’s Writing in the British Isles

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Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present by Cambridge University Press includes entries on over a thousand authors’ lives and writing careers, contextual material, timelines, intertextual links, and bibliographies.

Find Orlando and other New & Trial Resources here.

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Deep archives of the New Yorker, Harper’s, New York Review of Books

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The Middlebury College community now has access to the full archives of  Harper’s (starting in 1850-current), The New Yorker (1925-current), and The New York Review of Books (1963-current). 

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Until now, we’ve had a patchwork of years through databases, microfilm, and print. Starting today, access all issues, with full illustrations, on any device, through the magazine’s own websites.

(A caveat! Our subscription does not include access to The New Yorker iPad/iPhone app. That’s available only through individual subscriptions.)

If you’re off-campus use one of the go/links listed here too access through the College’s network.

http://go.middlebury.edu/newyorker (go/newyorker)

http://go.middlebury.edu/nyreview (go/nyreview)

http://go.middlebury.edu/harpers (go/harpers)

*Tip: add icons to your iPad/iPhone home screen by following these directions.

New library collection: Illustrated London News, 1842-2003

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Middlebury College now has full access to The Illustrated London News digital archive, 1842-2003. The archive incudes over 260,000 color pages and full-text searching. Find it on our Journals & Databases page (go/journals) or our Databases A-Z page (go/databases).

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Safari Books Online new & improved

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Safari Books Online, our digital library with over 22,886 ebooks on technology, digital media, and design, announced some recent changes.

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  • Download the new Safari To Go app for Android, iPhone, iPad, and Kindle Fires or Nooks. Find out more about mobile devices and Safari here.
  • Access Safari content via the Mobile Optimized Website for mobile device users.
  • Self-register for a My Safari account for enhanced features including: (1) The ability to create, organize and manage folders of favorite titles (2) Create notes and tags in Safari content (3) establish digital bookmarks in Safari titles to allow users to keep their place (4) write reviews for Safari ebooks.

Expanded access to Oxford Handbooks Online

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Find more ebooks and scholarly essays in Oxford Handbooks Online.

We’ve expanded access to include the following collections: Philosophy, Religion, Economics & Finance, Music, Literature, History, and Political Science.

Find OHO and other new library acquisitions & current trials here.