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Cambridge Companions – new to the library

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The Middlebury libraries have acquired access to all 660 volumes of Cambridge Companions. Covering diverse topics – from Claude Levi-Strauss to American Islam, Tacitus to Modern Japanese Culture – the Cambridge Companions are a series of authoritative guides, written by leading experts, offering lively, accessible introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods. You […]

New to the libraries

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The Middlebury libraries are pleased to announce access to some new resources for the Middlebury community. ProQuest Statistical Abstracts of the World – an authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions. Disability in the modern world – One person in seven experiences disability, yet the story of this community and […]

Watch for this when accessing full text articles

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Next time you click on a “Full text online” link in Summon that looks like thisyou may see a screen that looks like thisAny reasonable person would suspect something is terribly wrong. The fact is that, somewhat unfortunately, a link that says “Click this link to display full-text in a new window” no longer displays […]

New to the libraries – Fall 2017

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The library has acquired some new resources over the last few months: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics  a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day and features advanced search options Japan Times Archive Full text of […]

Davis Family Library closed June 12-18 for floor repairs

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Davis Family Library will be closed all next week (June 12th through the 18th) so that a contractor can rework the floor grates in the vestibule. The front doors will be inaccessible and the vestibule (including the rest rooms, ATM, and cafe space) will also be inaccessible from both the outside and the inside. Armstrong […]

Hispanic American Newspapers (Trial through May 16th, 2017)

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Until May 16th, Middlebury faculty, students, and staff have free access to Hispanic American Newspapers from 1808 through 1980. This collection represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles […]

Hispanic American Newspapers (Trial through May 16th, 2017)

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Until May 16th, Middlebury faculty, students, and staff have free access to Hispanic American Newspapers from 1808 through 1980. This collection represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles […]

How Do You Use Your Library?- Oz Aloni

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This is the first in a series* of posts about members of the Middlebury community who value the library. Today’s profile is of Oz Aloni. Where are you from and what’s your academic specialty? I’m from Jerusalem, Israel. I teach at the Modern Hebrew program at Middlebury. I’m a Semitic Linguist, which means I research […]

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (trial through March 22, 2017)

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Middlebury students, faculty, and staff have free access to the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics Online. EHLLO offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day. It features advanced search options, as well as extensive cross-references […]

Reimagining the monograph

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Through video, a whitepaper, and a visualization tool, JSTOR Labs asks
Can we improve the digital experience and value of the long-form scholarly argument?
(The whitepaper is open for comments and suggestions until January 31, 2017.)
 

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