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*History: Secondary Sources
Suggested resources for the broad study of global history, from pre-modern periods to the present.
Gender studies journal articles. Coverage: 1972 and earlier to the present.
Combines Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, theses & dissertations and other sources.
Humanities and social sciences journals. Coverage: 1907-1984
This article index offers the ability to search a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences as far back as 1907. Subjects include: communications & mass media, criminal justice, anthropology, economics, art, film, environmental studies, archaeology, international relations, law, literary & social criticism, literature, music, performing arts, planning & public administration, political science, sociology, religion & theology, gender studies, gerontology, psychiatry & psychology, addiction studies, urban studies
Topical bibliographies in the humanities and social sciences. Oxford Bibliography
Oxford Bibliographies offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on specific topics in a growing range of subject areas. There are at least 50 specific topical bibliographies in each subject area. Each of these features an introduction to the topic. Bibliographies are browsable by subject area and are keyword searchable.
Books in the Bates library are accessed from CBBcat, the catalog of the shared collections of Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin libraries. Limiting the search from "Entire CBB Collection" to "Bates" will show what is available here. Books located at Colby or Bowdoin can be obtained by the "CBB Request" button at the top of the page.
Books, journals, newspapers, and other print materials scanned by member libraries (including many of the largest research libraries in the US). Coverage: Ca. 1500 to present
Collection is full text searchable. Materials in the public domain are available for reading online. Copyrighted materials are not available in full text, but often indicate page numbers where words occur. Includes many US government documents. hathi trust