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New eResources at Harvard

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.

New resources at Harvard

Data is derived from its comprehensive statistical activities, comprises of periodic information on structure and growth of economy, social change, and development. T
Since its inception in 1974, the Bureau provides statistical information to guide decision making and the development process to the government and other stakeholders.
Sanctioned by the Government of India as part of its programme for the celebration of Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary. It has been fully funded by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, and includes digital images of virtually all his manuscripts and authoritative print versions (books and journals).
Exclusive research and analysis by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and authors from similar institutions, and present objective analysis versus official government messaging on strategic issues.
Watch Indian movies old and new from this archive!
Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa – full text publications.  Example:  Land and Agrarian Reform in Zimbabwe : Beyond White-Settler Capitalism (2013).
The full text of the Colombian census (in Spanish) from 2005.
Over 70 books covering history, cultural studies, political science, and philosophy; helpful for learning about Jane Austin, Dylan Thomas – and even Utopian and Dystopian Literature to 1800.

Allows for a methodical search into WTO jurisprudence, including for investment treaty (investor-state) arbitration issues.

Part 1:  News Features & Internal Communications, 1848-2000
Part 3: U.S. Cities Bureaus Collection

New eResources at Harvard

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.

New resources at Harvard


Provides information on hedge funds and other private investments from around the world.  Great for finding potential employers!

China GeoExplorer

China demographic and economic data, maps, charts and reports in a web-based delivery system.  Data sources include demographic and business information for all PRC geographies, including 31 Provinces, 345 Prefecture Cities, 2,873 Counties, and over 50,000 Townships. The GeoExplorer is part of a larger set of resources, called China Data Online.

New eResources at Harvard

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.

New e-resources at Harvard

ANNO Austrian Newspapers Online:  Historische österreichische Zeitungen und Zeitschriften online

Scroll and read historical Austrian newspapers and magazines online – a virtual newspaper reading room of the Austrian National Library.

British Library Newspapers, 1785-1920

Huge and diverse digital production of British newspapers.  A great resource for research on all subjects, including a special look and urban and rural changes.

British Literary Manuscripts Online II 

Digital images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials.

California Moss eFlora  

California Moss eFlora is a collaborative effort of a broad group of professional and amateur bryologists, coordinated by UC Berkeley and Cal State Northridge.  eFlora is meant to be used by journeymen bryologists.

CSSR Working Papers

Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Cape Town dedicated to conducting and building capacity for systematic, policy-relevant social science research in South Africa, the region and across Africa.

Daily Mail, 1896-2004

Over 100 years of the Daily Mail newspaper – now online.

Department of Statistics Malaysia

Source of Malaysia’s official statistics online.

Dictionary of Regional American English (DARE)

Multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States.  DARE is based on face-to-face interviews carried out in all 50 states between 1965 and 1970 and on a comprehensive collection of written materials that cover our history from the colonial period to the present.

Giza Archives

The Old Kingdom Giza Necropolis (dating from about 2500 BCE) is the site of thousands of tombs, temples, and ancient artifacts. With this website the Giza Archives staff seeks to provide a comprehensive online resource for scholarly research on Giza.

Handbook of Global Energy Policy

Global policy perspective on energy,mapping the emerging field of global energy policy both for scholars and practitioners; the focus is on global issues, but it also explores the regional impact of international energy policies


Multimedia platform of ebooks, articles, videos, and audio recordings on many subjects in the humanities and social sciences.  The content of the ebooks comes from a variety of French publishing imprints, including L’Harmattan and Pagala.

Homer Encyclopedia

Definitive scholarship on the world and artistry of Homer, the historical and cultural background of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Homeric scholarship, and Homeric reception from antiquity to the present into one collection.

Jepson eFlora   

Jepson eFlora contains taxonomic treatments for native and naturalized plants occurring in wildlands or otherwise outside of cultivation in California.

Liberty Magazine, 1924-1950

Represents a slice of Americana; it opens a unique and permanent perspective on a nation’s daily life, interests and values during a most vital and extraordinary period.

The LISTENER (News & Op/Ed of BBC), 1929-1991

a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio – and later, television – programmes in print. It is our only record and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts.

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics 

Pakistan has established Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, by merging Federal Bureau of Statistics, the Population Census Organization, The Agriculture Census Organization and the Technical wing of Statistics Division.

Picture Post Historical Archive

Provides a fascinating snapshot of British life from the 1930s to the 1950s, with thousands of photos of ordinary people doing ordinary things – from boys rolling a tyre, to a view of a postwar bedsit, to young women on a rollercoaster – all caught in a single moment in time.

Proquest Historical Newspapers

Sabin Americana Digital Archive

Contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900′s. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and more.

Singapore Department of Statistics  

As the National Statistical Authority, the Department provides reliable, relevant and timely statistics to support Singapore’s social and economic development.

Slavery and Antislavery

Slavic Humanities Index

Important and current Slavic humanities periodicals in one searchable database.

State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782

Key themes covered by the collection will be the establishment of the British Empire as a dominant Colonial power, the development of agriculture and industrialization, and European Enlightenment.

Sunday Times Digital Archive

Murder, theatre, sport and politics come together in this digital archive.

Uganda Bureau of Statistics

The national center for the collection, processing and dissemination of statistical data generated for the Uganda’s management and development programs.

Westlaw Japan

Japanese legal materials including over 240,000 case abstracts and full-text cases, decisions, legal books, journals and news articles legislation, full-text Japanese law books (Yuhikaku Vpass), government policy information materials, and real time news provided by Jiji Press.

World Bank eLibrary    

Full-text access to the complete backlist of all books, working papers, and journal articles published by the World Bank since the 1990s.

New eResources at Harvard

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.

New resources at Harvard

Foreign Office Files for China

  • 1919-1929:  Kuomintang, CCP, and the Third International
  • 1930-1937:  The Long March, Civil War in China and the Manchurian Crisis
  • 1938-1948:  Open Door, Japanese War and the Seeds of Communist Victory

Files combine eye-witness accounts, weekly and monthly summaries, annual reviews, reports and analyses with a synthesis of newspaper articles and conference reports, economic assessments and synopses on key events, leading personalities and all major new developments relating to China during the period.

Global Market Navigator (Mintel)

Provides market size, market share and forecast data for thousands of consumer goods categories worldwide.  One of the latest reports, for example, provides data on the footwear market in Japan.

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books

Provides complete coverage of the most important English language legal information and includes indexing of over 1,025 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications.

Legumes of the World Online (LOWO)

LOWO advances the knowledge and understanding of the approximately 750 genera of the legume family, and is based upon the book “Legumes of the World” published by RBG Kew in 2005.

Life Among the Tides:  Recent Archaeology on the Georgia Bight

This volume covers a broad range of temporal and methodological topics, and is unified by a geographic focus on the archaeology of the Georgia Bight. The various research projects span multiple time periods (including Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian, and contact periods) and many incorporate specialized analyses (such as petrographic point counting, shallow geophysics, and so forth).


Web-based mapping application that lets users create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data!  Pretty freaking amazing for visually enhancing demographic narrative.

Unity in Diversity, Mysticism, Messianism and the Construction of Religious Authority in Islam

Explores the role of mystical and messianic groups and movements in the construction and re-construction of religious authority in Muslim societies.

Check Out Our Latest Research Guides

The librarians at the Harvard Law School Library are always working to create new guides to help you with your research and technology needs and we have recently debuted several new guides:

New eResources at Harvard

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.

New resources at Harvard

American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820-1922  

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.

Anthropology Online

Provides written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over.

Balkan Insight

Breaking news on the economy, politics, business, entertainment, arts and culture of the Balkan states:  Macedonia, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia and Albania.

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.

China Historical Newspapers Online

Twelve English-language Chinese historical newspapers, which offers critical perspectives on the decline of more than 2,000 years of imperial rule in China.

[1]Chinese Anti-Rightist Campaign Database 中国反右运动数据库

[2]Chinese Cultural Revolution Database 中国文化大革命文库

[3]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

This 60-year-old newspaper of the People’sRepublic of China is now searchable; and provides insight into developments in China in the last two centuries.

International Historical Statistics

Provides key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years; look up for example the crude petroleum exports for Europe in 1952.

JSTOR Ecology & Botany II

Learn about plant taxonomy in the Kew Bulletin and evolutionary biology from Taxon.  Other titles include Seed Technology and Weed Science and Planta.

Project Muse eBooks (UPCC)

Peer-reviewed digital books from major university presses and scholarly publishers; over a thousand titles can be searched.

ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection

Covers applied social sciences, criminal justice, education, linguistics, and language behavior, with abstract and indexing files on over 10,000 titles.

Relational Syllogisms and the History of Arabic Logic, 900-1900

This book charts the development of relational inferences by logicians writing in Arabic from the ninth to the nineteenth century.

RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature

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.

South Asian American Digital Archive

Documenting, preserving, and sharing stories that represent the unique and diverse experiences of South Asian Americans.

Stalin Digital Archive

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.

New eResources at Harvard

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.

New resources at Harvard

Access Newspaper Archive (NewspaperArchive.com)

More than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. Explore your family tree and discover your history in the world’s largest online newspaper archive.

The Baltimore Sun  (1837-1987)

Read about (for example) the Orioles of 1925 or what was happening to asset management firm Legg Mason in 1936.

The Christian Science Monitor (1908-1999)

Read about (for example) the hey day of the US steel industry, the Sykes Picot agreement as it was being formed, or the partition of Africa.

Communication Abstracts

Covers major journals in communication, mass media and other closely-related fields of study.

Corpus Montaigne

All the works published in Montaigne’s lifetime and after his death by his “daughter-in-law” Marie de Gournay; all the editions published from the 16th to the 20th century, their annotation and critical apparatus.

Encyclopédie de l’Islam

The Encyclopédie de l’Islam is the French edition of the new (2nd) The Encyclopaedia of Islam, with more than ten thousand pages of information of the Islamic world.

Klapp Online

French Bibliography from 1991 to 2011 in German, English and French of 320,000 titles, 80,000 authors and 110,000 subjects.

Proquest History Vault

NAACP Papers – Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches and National Staff Files

Proquest History Vault - Part 1

NAACP Papers, Major Campaigns, Part 1 – Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, and Armed Forces

Proquest History Vault - Part 2

NAACP Papers, Major Campaigns Part 2

Proquest History Vault – Part 3

NAACP Papers, Major Campaigns, Part 3 – Legal Department Files

RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals (Full-Text)

Original volumes, reprints, microforms and photocopies of music periodicals!

SNL Finance

News data and analysis on banks & thrifts, financial services & insurance companies, and REITS; includes canary tests, regulatory filings and proprietary news.

New eResources at Harvard

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.

New resources at Harvard

20th Century American Newspapers, Series 1-3

Searchable digital editions of significant, regionally diverse newspapers from every area of the United States. Spanning the Roaring ’20s to the end of the Cold War and beyond, this expanded coverage delivers long-awaited opportunities to more fully explore our recent past.

Archives ouvertes du Centre d’Etudes de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud (CEIAS)

La collection Archives ouvertes du Centre d’Etudes de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud (CEIAS) regroupe les documents (articles, pré-publications, chapitres d’ouvrages, actes de colloques) des membres du Centre.

Encyclopaedia Islamica

Encyclopaedia Islamica Online is based on the abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat  al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī, one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world.


Programmes broadcast by France’s public radio stations and television channels from 1891 to the present day, the Actualités Françaises newsreels collection from 1940 to 1969, and numerous partner collections, such as those of AFP, TF1 and the CIO.

852 RARE : The Digital Record

Since 1946 Harvard Law School students have reported all the news that’s fit to print in The Record. Now, anyone who is interested in the history of the school, as reported from students’ perspectives, can read The Record from the comfort of their home.  Historical & Special Collections, which holds a nearly complete run* of the student paper has just completed digitizing volumes 1-113 (1946-2001).


The front page of the November 5, 1959 issue (volume 20, no. 6). HOLLIS 116790.

The front page of the November 5, 1959 issue (volume 20, no. 6). HOLLIS 116790.

Currently there are two means of accessing the digitized issues: through a HollisLinks page and through the finding aid.  The HollisLinks search page is linked from both Hollis records for The Record. (There are two due to a title change in 1955/1956):

The HollisLinks page allows users to employ full-text search across the entire corpus of The Record. Users can also select individual issues to view in the Page Delivery Service (PDS). Once in PDS, users can full-text search within the opened issue.

The finding aid offers users the same issue-level access through PDS to The Record.

So go ahead, see why the Legal Aid Bureau made the front page of the inaugural issue or how the first co-ed class was received in 1950.

Many thanks to the staff of Harvard Law School Library’s Digital Lab and Harvard Library’s Imaging Services for their fine work on this project.

*If you have spare copies of the following issues that you’d like to donate to the Library, please email Margaret Peachy, mpeachy@law.harvard.edu

Vol. 11, no. 11; Vol. 12, no. 9; Vol. 23; Vol. 38; Vol. 45, no. 6; Vol. 51; Vol. 55, nos. 1, 5, 6, 9; Vol. 99, nos. 7, 8.

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