The year that just ended brought many riches to the library, in the fields of history, literature, art history, philosophy, classical studies, and many more humanities subject areas. Here are just a few highlights. Contact your Subject Librarian to find out more.
- Cambridge Histories Online: E-books on history, history of literature, politics, religion & philosophy. Includes over 650 online volumes covering 15 subjects.
- 18th Century Collections Online: New content added to this rich archive of 18th century books and pamphlets, completely searchable. View pages as they were originally published, as well as transcriptions of text.
- Black Drama: 1200 plays by 201 playwrights, with detailed information on related productions, theaters, production companies. Also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
- Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception: Database that documents the history of the Bible’s reception in exegetical literature, theological and philosophical writings, literature, liturgy, music, the visual arts, dance, and film, as well as in Islam and other religious traditions and contemporary movements.
- Rare Books and Manuscripts: One of our oldest artifacts – a leaf of a Carolingian manuscript. And several new additions to our important avant-garde collection of books and periodicals.