Musselman Library Services and Resources Spring 2021
Musselman Library will continue its commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Gettysburg community during the COVID19 pandemic. Our staff will work with students and faculty to ensure that as many scholarly resources and services as possible are accessible remotely. Information on library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Musselman Library Services and Resources Spring 2021 page. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need assistance accessing resources and services.
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Provides a database of encyclopedias and reference sources for research. Coverage include the Arts, Business, Education, the Environment, History, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Religion, Science and Social Science. 2000 – present.
Provides access to thousands of full-text scholarly journals, trade and professional titles, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, case studies, and market reports. Content covers all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion.
This collection complements and expands on African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998. The more than 75 newly available newspapers in Series 2, all written for or by African Americans, features newspapers from 22 states plus the District of Columbia.
Provides access to a collection of rare books, games, ephemera, and artwork from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries covering the socio-cultural history of the times. These primary source materials demonstrate the publishing methods characteristic of the golden age of children’s literature, from mass-produced chapbooks to richly illustrated books, and shows how new concepts were introduced to young readers. Contents include a selection of titles from European publishers and some written in French or German, but the collection focuses primarily on American literature and culture.
Provides access to over 38,000 English and international ebooks covering science, technology, medicine, business, the humanities, and social sciences. Read individual chapters or download entire ebook. (TIP: keep "Include Preview-Only content" box unchecked).
Access the Very Short Introductions book series for concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects -- from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. The collection includes well over 700 titles and is updated monthly. Use the ebook guides to embark on a new topic, find the most relevant content quickly, or to consider study or research options.
Access news articles from the daily Washington Post. Journalists report on politics, business, world national news, and more. Coverage goes back on a rolling 15 year basis. NOTE: Account creation is not necessary. The library provides site/remote access but ads will appear alongside news articles.
Provides access to an archival resource comprising the backfiles of leading women's interest consumer magazines. Includes titles such as Better Homes & Gardens, Cosmopolitan, and Ladies' Home Journal. Coverage ranges from the late19th century through 2005, and these key primary sources permit the examination of the events, trends, and attitudes of this period. Among the research fields served by this material are gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture.