New e-resources

New e-resources

The Harvard Library has an astounding number of resources, and we get more all the time! For help efficiently navigating it all, make an appointment to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk.

You can also view our list of recently activated e-journals.

Among our newest e-resources are:

Note: where available, the “about” descriptions are taken from the resources themselves.

Biography Literature 傳記文學全文資料庫 (1962-2016)               

Ethnographic Video Online, Volume IV: Festivals and Archives
Ethnographic Video Online is a comprehensive online resource for the study of human culture, behavior and society around the world. The collections contain over 1,300 hours of streaming video, including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork. It’s also a resource for a study of the discipline itself: By placing examples of traditional ethnographic methodologies alongside indigenous-made films representing previously overlooked perspectives, scholars, teachers and students of anthropology can gain a sense of the discipline’s history and of its future direction.

Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive  
HBW Alive is an online comprehensive resource for all the birds of the world. It contains the contents of the acclaimed 17-volume Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) series.          

Historical Book Catalog of China System 中国历代典籍总目分析系统   

Making of Modern Law: ACLU Papers, 1912-1990 
For more about the ACLU Papers, see our April blog post about the collection.

Music Magazine Archive
Music Magazine Archive is a series of digital collections focused on 20th and 21st century genres such as Rock, Folk, and Hip-Hop & Rap. Each genre-based collection unites every page and every issue of a diverse and influential group of magazines. These publications uniquely capture the social and historical context of each genre, and together support scholarly research areas such as race, class, gender, American studies, youth culture, and more across some of the most progressive decades of the 20th and 21st centuries. Researchers will find all material represented in the original publications, preserved in its original context, fully searchable and in high-resolution full color. This collection contains 1,461 issues comprising 100,712 pages and 91,454 articles.             

NUSA
The Series focuses primarily on works about languages in Indonesia, but studies of languages from nearby countries are also welcome. Papers appearing in NUSA may be original or translated from languages other than English. NUSA is a peer-reviewed journal and all papers will be fully refereed by at least two anonymous reviewers. 

Pakistan Microfinance Network 
The Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN or ‘the Network’) traces its beginnings to 1997 when a group of microfinance practitioners laid its foundations as an informal platform for coordination, exchange of ideas and peer learning. Since then the Network has grown significantly and is now recognized locally and globally as the national association for retail players in Pakistan’s microfinance industry. Registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission [SECP] in April 2001 under Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, PMN is a member driven network with a vision to expand access to formal financial services in Pakistan.

ProQuest Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-present
Executive Orders are the formal means through which the President of the United States executes a wide range of actions related to the Federal Government’s internal operations and organization, as well as foreign and domestic policies. Presidential proclamations and executive orders have the force of law, and have played a role in many historic events, including Indian removal, internment of Japanese‐Americans during World War II, and desegregation of the military. The Emancipation Proclamation was the first numbered executive order.

About: Meg Kribble

Research Librarian & Outreach Coordinator at the HLS Library.
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