LexMA’s articles cover all aspects of medieval studies within the period 300 to 1500. Its geographical scope covers the whole of Europe, part of the Middle East, and parts of North Africa to document the roots of Western culture and those of its neighbours in the Byzantine, Arab and Jewish worlds. IEMA is an entirely new supplement to LexMA. The chronological range of IEMA is 300-1500 CE, and it will cover all of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. IEMA will complement and fill in gaps in the coverage of the present Lexikon des Mittelalters (LexMA).
LLT is the world’s leading database for Latin texts. It contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 BC) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). The texts have been taken from the Corpus Christianorum series and from many other leading editions. It covers all the works from the classical period, the most important patristic works, a very extensive corpus of Medieval Latin literature as well as works of recentior latinitas including texts from the Reformation and Counter-Reformation.
The Library of Latin Texts, Series B (LLT-B) offers the same research possibilities and functionalities as the LLT-A. The objective of the LLT-B is to put a large number of Latin texts into electronic form, at a rapid pace, in order to meet the needs of students and researchers. The material which makes up the LLT-B is taken directly from existing editions (whereas the LLT-A is the product of intensive research work by the CLTO). The Library of Latin Texts - Series B (gathers Latin texts of all genres and all periods. The data will therefore be very diverse, and will include genres as varied as chronicles, medieval saints’ lives and travel narratives, legal texts, and theological, philosophical and scientific treatises from the early-modern period.
Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive is one of the most important resources for understanding the workings of the early book trade, the printing and publishing community, the establishment of legal requirements for copyright provisions and the history of bookbinding. Explore extremely rare documents dating from 1554 to the 21st century in this invaluable resource of research material for historians and literary scholars.
London Low Life is a full-text searchable resource, containing colour digital images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 18th, 19th and early 20th century London. It is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. In addition to the digital documents, London Low Life contains a wealth of secondary resources, including a chronology, interactive maps, essays, online galleries and links to other useful websites.
From its earliest beginnings when it urged African-Americans to not “spend your money where you can’t work,” the Los Angeles Sentinel has exposed prejudice, promoted social change, and empowered the black community. Today, this independent publication continues to cover community and world issues from the unique cultural perspective of the Los Angeles African-American community. The Los Angeles Sentinel is available as part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers—Black Newspapers collection. Coverage: 1934 - 2005
Making of America (MOA) represents a major collaborative endeavor to preserve and make accessible through digital technology a significant body of primary sources related to development of the U.S. infrastructure. This digital library documents American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
This collection is an invaluable collection of legal treatises, historical records and works from the 17th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Providing broad coverage, the collection enables detailed research on centuries of major events of legal history, from public policy and taxation to contract law, sustainable development concerns, and issues of war and peace.
This collection consists of historical legal codes, statutes, regulations, and commentaries on codes from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and other countries in northern Europe. Included are crucial sources of historical statutes and regulations for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources is sourced from the law libraries of Yale, Harvard, and George Washington University.
This collection describes the courtroom dramas that rocked society in America, the British Empire and the world between 1600 and 1926. This fully searchable digital collection includes unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs and arguments; and official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings and arbitrations.
The Making of the Modern World, Parts I and II, documents the dynamics of Western trade and wealth that shaped the world from the last half of the 15th century into the beginning of the 20th century. It offers new ways of understanding the expansion of world trade, the Industrial Revolution and the development of modern capitalism. The collection provides full-text searching of an abundance of rare books and primary source materials, including: Monographs; Serials; Political pamphlets and broadsides; Government publications; Proclamations; a wide range of Ephemera; and more.
Mass Observation Online, British social history, 1937-1972, from the University of Sussex, contains original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organisation, together with printed publications, photographs and interactive maps. The social research organisation, Mass Observation, was founded in 1937 by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, film-maker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge. Their aim was to create an ‘anthropology of ourselves’, and by recruiting a team of observers and a panel of volunteer writers, they studied the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain. This resource covers the original Mass Observation project, the bulk of which was carried from 1937 until the mid 1950s. Library has access to Mass Observation Online I-IV.
This archive contains full colour images of the original medieval manuscripts comprising family letter collections with full text transcripts from the printed editions. The original images and the transcriptions can be viewed side by side. Includes chronology, visual sources gallery, interactive map, glossary, family trees and links to other scholarly digital resources.
Please note MIHILIST is no longer updated. MIHILIST will remain available on Informit as an archive database. The Australasian Military History Database (MIHILIST), produced by the University College Library, Australian Defence Force Academy, is a bibliographic database that indexes articles from published material on pre-1980 Australian, New Zealand and Papua-New Guinean military history and related topics.
This database contains fundamental primary sources on the National Socialist state and the NSDAP, Nazi ideology and propaganda, National Socialist justice and legislation, on resistance and persecution, and annihilation and expulsion in the "Third Reich". The primary sources are supported by useful supplementary information such as introductions to the respective source holdings, biographical articles on perpetrators and victims, indexes of abbreviations, statistics and literature for further reading.
From an initial $10 investment, the New York Amsterdam News grew to become one of the nation’s leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions. For nearly a century, it has helped influence and promote the causes and aspirations of African-Americans. Coverage: 1922 - 1993
It may be known as “America’s newspaper,” but for more than a century, The New York Times has commanded an international readership. The world news and personal stories captured by this Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper for more than 150 years are available online from ProQuest. Coverage: 1851 - 2013
Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. NCCO unites multiple, distinct archives into a single resource of over 100 types of primary source documents, including Books and monographs, Newspapers and periodicals, Diaries and personal letters, Manuscripts, Photographs, Pamphlets, Maps, Sheet music and more.
This collection provides the complete FCO 7 and FCO 82 files from The National Archives, Kew, for the entire period of the Nixon administration, 1969-1974. Top level Anglo-American discussions and briefing papers dominate this collection. There is also a wealth of material on social conditions, domestic reforms, trade, culture and the environment. These files allow scholars and researchers the opportunity to assess, from a British, European and Commonwealth perspective, Nixon’s handling of numerous Cold War crises, his administration’s notable achievements, as well as his increasingly controversial activities and unorthodox use of executive powers culminating in Watergate and resignation.
Under the leadership of P.B. Young, the “Dean of the Negro Press,” The Norfolk Journal and Guide became one of the best researched and written newspapers of its era, with a circulation of more than 80,000 by the 1940s. Coverage: 1916 - 2003
Oxford Constitutions of the World contains regularly updated, fully-translated English-language versions of all of the world’s constitutions. The constitutions are accompanied by individual commentaries and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical constitutions, and amendment Acts/laws, and a collection of scholarly monographs.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world
Oxford Handbooks Online brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated as new content is commissioned. Encompassing over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines, Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information and context on Islam.
The Parker Library on the Web is a digital exhibit designed to support use and study of the manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Parker Library's holdings of Old English texts account for a substantial proportion of all extant manuscripts in Anglo-Saxon, including the earliest copy of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (c. 890), unique copies of Old English poems and other texts, and King Alfred's translation of Gregory the Great's Pastoral Care. The Parker Library also contains key Anglo-Norman and Middle English texts ranging from the Ancrene Wisse and the Brut Chronicle to one of the finest copies of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde.
The rolls of parliament were the official records of the meetings of the English parliament from the reign of Edward I (1272 - 1307) until the reign of Henry VII (1485 - 1509), after which they were superseded by the journals of the lords and, somewhat later, of the commons. The rolls, which amount in total to over four million words, were first edited in the eighteenth century and published in 1783 in six folio volumes entitled Rotuli Parliamentorum ( RP ) under the general editorship of the Reverend John Strachey. This new edition reproduces the rolls edited in RP in their entirety, plus those subsequently published by Cole, Maitland, and Richardson and Sayles as well as a substantial amount of material never previously published, together with a full translation of all the texts from the three languages used by the medieval clerks (Latin, Anglo-Norman and Middle English).
This resource is produced in association with the Perdita Project based at the University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University. “Perdita” means “lost woman” and the quest of the Perdita Project has been to find early modern women authors who were “lost” because their writing exists only in manuscript form. This collection contains full digital facsimiles of over 230 of the manuscripts from the Perdita Project. These manuscripts were written or compiled by women in the British Isles during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and they have been sourced from archives and libraries across the United Kingdom and the USA.
The main goal of the Persée project is to widely disseminate the scientific output of French language specialists in the humanities on the internet. Considered part of France’s heritage, the collections are at the disposal of all, without charge, in an optic of free and non exclusive access and dissemination.
The Peter Lang Academic Publishing Group specializes in the humanities and social sciences, covering the complete publication spectrum from monographs to student textbooks. Disciplines include Art, Economics and Management, Education, English Language and Literature, Film and Performance Studies, German Language and Literature, History, International Law, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Romance Languages and Literature, Sociology and Theology. The Library has access to all English language titles on a trial basis until December 2019.
The oldest continuously published daily black newspaper in the U.S., The Philadelphia Tribune was founded by Christopher James Perry. His paper conveyed ideas and opinions about local and national issues affecting blacks in the post-emancipation period, and today continues to serve the country’s fourth largest AfricanAmerican community. Coverage: 1912 - 2001
The Philosopher’s Index contains research published since 1940 and includes more than 500,000 records. With more than 1,500 journal titles from over 450 different publishers, the database covers all fields of philosophy, including aesthetics, axiology, philosophy of education, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, meta-philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion. The publications covered in this comprehensive database hail from 139 countries and appear in 37 languages.
Books on Project MUSE offers peer-reviewed books from over 65 university presses and scholarly publishers. The Library has purchased a selection of titles in these subject areas only: Higher education ; Languages and linguistics. Over 550 humanities and social science books from several distinguished university presses are available as fully open access (OA).
These historical newspapers provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The individual titles can be cross-searched alongside all ProQuest Newspaper collections.
Queen Victoria's Journals is the product of a unique partnership between ProQuest, the Royal Archives and the Bodleian Libraries. It reproduces as high-resolution, colour images every page of the surviving volumes of Queen Victoria’s journals, from her first diary entry in 1832 to shortly before her death in 1901, along with separate photographs of the many illustrations and inserts within the pages. The text of the journals has been transcribed and encoded to facilitate detailed searching of journal entries and to complement the experience of reading the manuscript entries online.
The Romantic Era Redefined is a searchable collection of works focusing in the period between 1800 and 1830, that will bring academic research libraries a new, genre-redefining electronic collection of Romantic-era literature. In partnership with Pickering & Chatto Publishers, Alexander Street Press will publish in this collection canonical and previously unrecognized writers from Britain, the British Empire, and North America.
Discover the working methods of Romantic poets and trace the evolution of celebrated verse in this powerful digital resource. Presenting the manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust, this digital collection offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access to the working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers, including Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and Robert Southey. Take a moment to browse the rich collection of fine art pieces which include works by such eminent artists as J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and Benjamin Robert Haydon. This evocative collection vividly brings to life the landscape that inspired literary creativity and poetic genius.
Brill’s Russian Military Intelligence on Asia’s archive series gathers the holdings of the Russian State Military History Archive (RGVIA) in Moscow. It contains historical-geographical, statistical, topographical and ethnographical descriptions of countries and their individual regions; material on the domestic political and economic situation of states, their foreign policy and international relations, and the state of their armed forces and military skills.
A collection of articles, consisting of descriptions, reports, and treatises, by Russian military and diplomatic staff, and also translations and summaries of works originally published outside Russia, issued by the general staff of the Russian army in order to support existing and potential Russian activities on the Asian continent.
The Sardinia Digital Library offers the local, national and international community a tool capable of enhancing the cultural heritage of Sardinia: film, literature, music, visual arts, sound archives proposed with the use of advanced computer technologies. More than 33,000 images, 5,600 audio tracks, 2,000 videos and 2,600 publications documenting every aspect of the island reality can be consulted. The contents, classified according to strict criteria and archival and national and international cataloging standards, are made available to users, so as to allow free and open consultation.
The Royal Society of Victoria had a strong role in nineteenth century Australian science, but this role has waxed and waned in the hundred years since Federation in 1901. From exercising a broad influence in the national and state science arenas, to more specific research in the natural sciences, the Society has always promoted discovery through science and technology. Investigates the impact of Federation and the creation of national scientific institutions on the development of science in Victoria.
HeinOnline has partnered with the Stair Society to bring the history of Scots Law to the forefront. This library contains official publications from the Stair Society including the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series Vols. 1-53 (1936-2008), and the Supplementary Series Vols. 1-3. In addition to the publications of the Stair Society, researchers will find influential works and links to scholarly articles relating to Scottish legal history.
The Selden Society was founded in 1887 to encourage the study and advance the knowledge of the history of English law. The Selden Society researches and studies the history of the law, development of legal ideas, the legal profession, the courts, judges and lawyers, literature and legal records, English common law and the legal system. Provides access to early English legal history manuscripts and yearbooks.
SMC - Singapore/Malaysia Collection covers development of the Malay States, Singapore and the Bornean regions from founding through to the colonial period and independence, and is produced by the National University of Singapore Library. It covers the period from 1900 to September 2007.
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974 brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. With 150,000 pages of material at completion, this searchable collection is the definitive electronic resource for students and scholars researching this important period in American history, culture, and politics
This resource brings together primary source documents from archives and libraries across the Atlantic world, allowing students and researchers to explore and compare unique material relating to the complex subjects of slavery, abolition and social justice. In addition to the primary source documents there is a wealth of useful secondary sources for research and teaching; including an interactive map, scholarly essays, tutorials, a visual sources gallery, chronology and bibliography. Register for My Archive and save your favourite documents, search results and images to your personal collection area.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive consists of material sourced from books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, legal documents, court records, monographs, manuscripts, and maps from many different countries. The primary source material is accompanied by research guides, subject outlines, and scholarly essays on the subject. The archive also offers links to websites, biographies, chronology, bibliographies, and information on key collections, to give users background and context for further research. NOTE: The Library has purchased Part II : Slave Trade in the Atlantic World.