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Database for researching authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Contains full text of literary works, journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, and biographical information. Also known as Literature Research Center
Research environment for finding primary sources. Currently searches across four platforms: 17th & 18th Burney Collection of newspapers; Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO); The Times of London Digital Archive 1785-2008; and The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.
Bibliothèque nationale de France digital library of texts and images from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. Although the emphasis is on Francophone culture, classic works from other countries are also available, in their original language or in translation. Choose the Recherche button to search the collection by title, author, subject or keyword.
World music reference database featuring over 700 articles plus associated audio examples, illustrations and photographs, song texts, and score examples.
Indexes the literature of geology, including journals, books, conference proceedings, maps, and USGS reports.
Full-text of scholarly journals in geology integrated with GeoRef, an index of geological literature.
Primary sources such as manuscripts/diaries, rare books, maps, paintings, advertisements, company records, etc., covering the global history of 15 major commodities: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, energy, opium, porcelain, silver & gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, wine & spirits.
Search engine for scholarly materials including journal articles. Be sure to use WebBridge to link to Lafayette's resources. Note: if accessing from off-campus, sign in, go to "Settings" and search "Library Links" for "Lafayette." Check "Lafayette College - Lafayette WebBridge" to make WebBridge appear in search results.
Important French encyclopedia published from 1865-1890. Combines features of a dictionary and encyclopedia, with a substantial number of entries on literature and biography.
Database of scholarly, governmental, and general-interest articles and books covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.