Electronic books and texts
Cambridge histories online
Provides full text online access to the complete 250-plus volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Covers political, economic and social history,
philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
Gale virtual reference library
Provides searchable full-text e-book versions of many reference works, including multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks,
company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized handbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopedias.
HathiTrust Digital Library
A digital repository for the nation's great research libraries that brings together the immense collections of its partner institutions. It was initially
conceived as a collaboration of the thirteen universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the University of California system, and the University of Virginia to establish a repository for those universities to archive and share their digitized collections, and quickly expanded to include additional partners with fast growing treasure of digitized collections.
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NDL digitized contents
Includes digital images of books, periodicals, rare books and old materials (manuscripts, prints, and maps created before 1868), and official gazettes
held by the National Diet Library.
Oxford reference online. Premium
Cross-searchable access to dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Also includes selected titles
from the series of Oxford companions.
Project Muse ebook collections
Coverage: 2012-2013 complete collections
A collection of scholarly books published by University Presses in the areas of humanities and social sciences.
Includes the full text of the Yomiuri Shinbun, from its initial publication in 1874 to date, as well as full text of the Daily Yomiuri, its English language
equivalent, and a biographical dictionary of modern Japanese figures. Articles are searchable by keywords in Japanese and English. The database is divided into three sections--Meiji, Taisho and Showa Eras; Heisei Era (September 1986 to present); The Daily Yomiuri (English publication). An additional section--The Contemporary Who's Who is available in Japanese only. Usage info: Licensed for 3 simultaneous users which is shared between 5 institutions.