The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

By Daria Carson-Dussan on February 22, 2016

Explore the Library’s new online purchase of The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies, a 3-volume collection which includes nearly 400 entries on canonical writers, key texts, genres, literary debates, colonized regions, and related terminology – spanning the period from 1492 to the present...

Marx & Engels Collected Works–eBook Collection

By Brian Vetruba on February 10, 2016

The Libraries have purchased the Marx & Engels Collected Works, the largest collection of English translations of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels’ complete works. Covering the of period 1835-1895, the 50 volumes contain all the written works of Marx and Engels including formerly unpublis...

Verfasser Datenbank–NEW DATABASE

By Brian Vetruba on January 29, 2016

The Libraries have acquired De Gruyter’s Verfasser-Datenbank, a German-language database of reference materials which provides comprehensive information about literary authors and works in German-speaking world from the Middle Ages to the present. It is comprised of content from these four ...

Digital Loeb Classical Library

By Brian Vetruba on January 24, 2016

WU Libraries have purchased access to the Digital Loeb Classical Library which presents an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical w...

Oxford Bibliographies Online–American Literature–NEW DATABASE

By Brian Vetruba on December 23, 2015

The Libraries  now have access to Oxford Bibliographies Online: American Literature. Oxford Bibliographies Online: American Literature offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on American literature and the American literary tradition over the past 500 years. It includes perspectives on...

Purchase of all Gale Digitized Collections by Olin Libraries

By Deborah Katz on November 5, 2015

The library just completed purchase of all of the Gale digital collections commonly known as “Archives Unbound, British State papers (1509 – 1714) , newspapers,  book collections, and journals + . Below are document highlights from a select number of collections.    Early Arabic Print...

Two New Reference ebooks from Oxford University Press

By Deborah Katz on November 5, 2015

    The Oxford encyclopedia of the Bible and theology / Samuel E. Balentine, editor in chief. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015] The Oxford encyclopedia of the Bible and law / Brent A. Strawn, editor in chief. New York, NY : Oxford University Press,|c[2015]

Historical Dictionary of German Theater (2015)–NEW eReference

By Brian Vetruba on November 2, 2015

  Historical dictionary of German theater / William Grange. 2nd ed. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015] SUMMARY: This second edition of Historical Dictionary of German Theater covers German theater’s history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bib...