The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day! For help efficiently navigating it all, make a time to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk.
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Collection of New York Historical Society pamphlets: 25,000 short works printed in every region of the United States, and key to the study of race, ethnicity and gender in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Provides written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over.
Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876
Largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers published in the Caribbean; helpful for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce, and New World slavery.
Twelve English-language Chinese historical newspapers, which offers critical perspectives on the decline of more than 2,000 years of imperial rule in China.
Chinese Anti-Rightist Campaign Database 中国反右运动数据库
Chinese Cultural Revolution Database 中国文化大革命文库
The Chinese Great Leap Forward — Great Famine Database, 1958-1962 中国大跃进 大饥荒数据库
Original documents including CCP notices, instructions, proclamations, speeches and major media commentaries with detailed citations; fully retrievable search-engine in both Chinese and English.
Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911-1949) 民国时期期刊全文数据库
Secondary literature spanning from 1833 till present, with over 40,000 newspapers and periodicals and journals.
Guang ming ri bao 光明日报
Provides key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years; look up for example the crude petroleum exports for Europe in 1952.
Learn about plant taxonomy in the Kew Bulletin and evolutionary biology from Taxon. Other titles include Seed Technology and Weed Science and Planta.
Peer-reviewed digital books from major university presses and scholarly publishers; over a thousand titles can be searched.
Covers applied social sciences, criminal justice, education, linguistics, and language behavior, with abstract and indexing files on over 10,000 titles.
This book charts the development of relational inferences by logicians writing in Arabic from the ninth to the nineteenth century.
Bibliography of music articles, collections, and books published before 1967; offers researchers and music scholars nearly 20,000 records from a critical period in music research.
Documenting, preserving, and sharing stories that represent the unique and diverse experiences of South Asian Americans.
Selection of documents produced by or for Stalin for his work in government, and his conduct of foreign affairs. Includes over 300 books from Stalin’s personal library with his marginal notes.