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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 mainly from Great Britain and the United States covering the 17th to 20th centuries.
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 avancée (advanced search) button to search the collection by title, author, subject or keyword, or browse by books, manuscripts, images, or maps.
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. Also includes data on energy production, consumption, and reserves by country from 1965 to the present.
Current access to over 2,800 titles from the US and across the world, plus archival access to many of the same titles. Covers newspapers, newswires, and transcripts in 13 different languages.
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.