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New Library Resources

Fri, July 15, 2011

The California Digital Library (CDL) has recently acquired several new databases which are available through the UC Merced Library:

17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers (Gale platform)
Represents the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media available from the British Library. Includes more than 1000 pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from the period.

19th Century U.S. Newspapers (Gale platform)
Provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers. Emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life.

Archives Unbound: Global Missions and Theology (Gale platform)
1800 - 1899. Documents nineteenth century religious missionary activities, practices and thought in the United States through personal narratives, organizational records and biographies of the essential leaders, simple missionaries and churches.

JSTOR Arts & Sciences IX  (Available in JSTOR)
With a minimum of 150 titles available by the end of 2012, the Arts & Sciences IX Collection widens JSTOR’s coverage in business and the social sciences.  Journals from over 25 countries provide outstanding international diversity, and rare materials bring unique depth to the collection, with research covering archaeology, anthropology, sociology, business, economics, population studies, and political science.

Pravda Digital Archive
1912-2009. Founded in 1912 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Pravda originated as an underground, daily workers' newspaper, and soon became the main newspaper of the revolutionary wing of the Russian socialist movement.

Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TTL) Online 
The largest dictionary of the Latin language encompassing the use of Latin from its origin to the 7th century A.D.

 Please contact the Library if you have any questions about these or other resources.