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Statista–Statistics at Your Fingertips

Statista aggregates statistical data on over 600 international industries from more than 18,000 sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases. Also provides statistical reports, analyses, etc on specific subject areas and industries.  Much of the aggregate data available for download/export.  Check here if you need to search for a quick table, verify…

Featured Database: Projekt Dyabola

Projekt Dyabola is a repository of multiple databases that indexes books, journals, collected essays, and book reviews dealing with Classics, art history, archaeology, and other fields related to the ancient Mediterranean. It covers Greek, Roman, Cretan-Mycenean, Etruscan, Egyptian, and early Christian and Byzantine history, art, culture, and religion. The premier database within this repository is…

Featured Database: L’Année Philologique

L’Année philologique on the Internet is a database that collects bibliographic records covering the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. This is a helpful resource for anyone studying the literature, languages, histories, cultures, or religions of classical antiquity. L’Année philologique is not a full-text database, but rather an index. This means that it helps researchers…

Proquest Historical Newspapers: The Atlanta Constitution, 1868-1984

The Robert W. Woodruff Library is pleased to announce expanded digital coverage of the Atlanta Constitution Historical. Nearly 40 years of reporting have been added to the Proquest Historical Newspapers database, which now extends through 1984. This is the first time that Civil Rights-era back files of the flagship newspaper have been made available to researchers…

Birds of North America: Help for Birders & Citizen Scientists

As Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count and Cornell’s Great Backyard Bird Count are nearing, Emory Libraries has a tool to help you identify birds by sight and sound. The university-wide subscription to the Birds of North America (BNA) Online is the most comprehensive reference on breeding birds and their life histories.  BNA Online is regularly updating…

Social Sciences Research Methods Cases Trial

As a means to continue supporting the quantitative methods curriculum in the social sciences (and other areas, such as public health), Woodruff Library has begun a trial of the Sage Research Methods Online Cases module (http://srmo.sagepub.com/cases). What is SAGE Research Methods Cases? SAGE Research Methods Cases is a unique collection of hundreds of case studies for…

Digital Loeb Classical Library

We are excited to announce a 60-day free trial of the digital Loeb Classical Library. This trial began on September 17 and will end on November 17, 2014. Since 1912, the iconic Loeb Classical Library volumes have been enjoyed by students, scholars, and others else interested in ancient Greek and Roman writings. The books in…

The Artists’ Books Showcase Expands with New Books, New Features

The Artists’ Books Showcase, a digital exhibition designed to draw attention to the extensive collection of over 500 artists’ books housed in the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library, has grown to highlight 35 new books. For example, one book is in the shape of a church and another book resembles a coffee cup. Several…

Statistical Abstracts of the World–Now Available Online

The Statistical Abstracts of the World is a collection of the statistical abstracts of approximately 40 countries. These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere. Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations are included.  You can search for breakdowns by various…

Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) Classics

Several years ago, when Zotero was young, scholars recognized open citation software’s potential to create online, sharable, free subject bibliographies that could aid students and  scholars across the globe.  One such endeavor was Ancient World Open Bibliographies.   The blog supports their project to collect bibliographies about subjects relevant to studies of the ancient world (as…

Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman on DVD

James Steffen, Film and Media Studies Librarian Posted December 11, 2013   The Criterion Collection’s recent release entitled 3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman revisits a fascinating and under-explored chapter in film history with new transfers of Stromboli (1950), Europe ’51 (1952) and Journey to Italy (1954). At the time, Ingrid Bergman was…

Animals in the Archive

Earlier this year former Newton Graduate Fellow Alyssa Stalsberg Canelli drew our attention to the surprising contents of Box 22 in the Thomas Ellis and Etha Mills Reeve papers: namely, a set of animal tusks, teeth, claws, and skin. Since Alyssa’s original blog post highlighting these unusual items, the several species of animal represented by…