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Trial access to Oxford Handbooks Online through December

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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: PhilosophyReligion, and Political Science.

Get started with a video tutorial or browse and search OHO.

Find OHO and other New & Trial Resources here (go/trials).

Email Rebekah Irwin or your library liaison with comments.

Kotobarabia Arabic E-Library (trial access through Nov. 23)

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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.

Churchill Archive (trial access)

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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.

Find this and other trials at http://go.middlebury.edu/trials (go/trials).
Contact your area liaison with comments and feedback.

Trial access to the Encyclopedia of Islam

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For the next month we have trial access to the Encyclopaedia of Islam.

Find it on our New & Trial Resources page (go/trials).

The Encyclopaedia covers the world of Islam with illustrations, maps, and over 11,000 entires.

World Muslim population by percentage (Pew Research)

Email your library liaison with comments.

Routledge Performance Archive (trial access)

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Through October 31st 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.

Find this trial and others at http://go.middlebury.edu/trials (go/trials).
Contact your area liaison with comments and feedback.

Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online (trial through Oct. 26)

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For the next month we have trial access to the Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān and the Qurʾān Concordance.

Find both on our New & Trial Resources page (go/trials).

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.

Mid-late 7th century Qur’anic manuscript from Wikipedia

Email Rebekah Irwin or your library liaison with comments.

New trial: 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 is a resource for researchers, students, and readers with an interest in literature, women’s writing, or cultural history.

Find Orlando and other New & Trial Resources here (go/trials).

Elizabeth Barrett Browning


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.

Email Rebekah Irwin or your library liaison with comments.