|AAPG Datapages Archives
American Association of Petroleum Geologists publications, including AAPG Bulletin, plus content from 40 other publishers and societies. Access provided by alumnus Lawrence W. Funkhouser.
|Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary - good for nearly all subjects. Scholarly and trade journals, popular magazines, newspapers, conference proceedings, book reviews, and more.
Online version of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 10th ed. 2007 plus updates.
OBIS record for print edition. Sci Reference Q121 .M3 2007 vols.1-20
American Chemical Society; current online subcriptions plus the archive of 1879-1995 ACS journals.
Print advertising images from U.S. and Canadian publications; organized by product category: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II.
An online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa.
|American Race Relations: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996
Thousands of commentaries on African American, Hispanic American, Asian American and Native American history covering foreign reactions to America's struggles with racial justice from the Jim Crow era to the Civil Rights movements and beyond.
Includes manuscripts, maps, rare printed sources, ephemera, and images that document the history of the western United States.
|Ancestry - Library Edition
Note: Access to Ancestry - Library Edition is limited to on-campus users only
Genealogical research tool containing census data, vital and military records, immigration records, court documents, directories, and more.
Critically reviews the most significant research literature in over 40 focused disciplines within the fields of biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences. These reviews both summarize recent scholarly advances and prompt new research activity. Excellent database of in-depth, secondary sources.
|Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996
Translated news broadcasts and publications of the international reaction to apartheid throughout the African Continent and around the world.
Over 1 million images selected to support research and reaching in art history from pre-historical to contemporary media.
|Birds of North America Online
Provides detailed scientific information for the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada.
|Black Studies Center
Covers the Black experience from ancient Africa to the modern day from perspectives in history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion. Also includes the full text backfile (1935 to 1975) of the influential black newspaper The Chicago Defender.
|Civil Rights in America: From Reconstruction to the Great Society
Premier archive of official publications and primary source material related to civil rights in the United States from the 19th century through the 20th century.
|Dolphin Embryo Microscopic Slides
Scanned images of histological sections, with many sections per single embryo.
|Early Encounters in North America
Letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters between Native Americans and peoples from Europe, as well as Latin America, Asia, and Africa.
|Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations
600 videos of physics experiments, augmented by slow-motion photography and animation. Each video illustrates a particular principle of physics.
American Geophysical Union's leading source for trustworthy news and perspectives about the Earth and space sciences and their impact. Research summaries from AGU journals, conferences, and earth sciences news world-wide.
Note: Only 3 Oberlin users at one time.
Full-text global news sources, including newspapers, newswires, television and radio transcripts, numerous regional and industry publications, and images from Reuters. Content comes from ~160 countries in 22 languages.
|Film & Television Literature Index
Index to journals, magazines, and selected books covering all aspects of film and television research, including film theory, preservation, restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.
|Gale Virtual Reference Library|
Note: Subscribers & Oberlin users
Search and access full-text of 40 peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef. Includes also full-text of hundreds of technical and scholarly ebooks at ebooks.geoscienceworld.org.
Community-contributed database in JSTOR of more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of herbaria around the world.
|Grove Art Online
Note: Part of Oxford Art Online, a suite of four art encyclopedias
Most comprehensive art encyclopedia available in English; useful for scholarly overviews and excellent bibliographies.
|Grove Music Online
Online music encyclopedia, offering comprehensive coverage of music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship.
|Handbook of the Birds of the World - Alive
All content of the 17-volume print reference work, continuously updated for online access. OC affiliated users only. Print volumes location & call number: Science Library Reference, QL673 .H265 1992.
|Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996
Translated and English-language radio and television broadcasts, newspapers, periodicals, government documents and books providing global insight on immigration in the mid-to-late 20th century.
|Indigenous Peoples: North America
Digital archive of diverse source material pertaining to the histories of Indigenous peoples and their intersections with European peoples in North America. Sources include manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, photographs, motion pictures, images of artwork, and more
|Literary Reference Center Plus
Information on thousands of authors and works, including: plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; literary criticism; author biographies, interviews and images; and book reviews.
|Mammal Species of the World
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History hosts this database of mammalian taxonomy. Verify recognized scientific names and conduct taxonomic research.
|Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965
Collection of proposals, pilot studies, advertisements, reports, memorandums, letters, and supporting material created by Ernest Dichter and the Institute for Motivational Research
|Maya Archeology Digital Photographs
A collection of digital photographs of Maya archeological sites in Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala.
|Meiji Japan: The Edward Morse Collection from Peabody Essex Museum
Edward Sylvester Morse (1838-1925) was one of the first Americans to live in Japan (1858-1925); his archive forms the basis of this website. Use for primary source materials -- diaries, drawings, correspondence, artifacts -- on everyday life as Japan went through several transitions.
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) is a general German-language encyclopedia of music, and it offers in-depth articles on every aspect of music as well as many related areas such as literature, philosophy, and visual arts. MGG Online contains the second print edition of MGG, published from 1994 to 2008, as well as current, continuous online updates and additions
|Music Magazine Archive|
|Naxos Music Library|
|Naxos Music Library Jazz|
|Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Collections include: British politics and society; European literature 1790-1840: the Corvey Collection; Asia and the West: Diplomacy and cultural exchange; British theatre, music, and literature: high and popular culture.
OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). OAIster includes more than 25 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,100 contributors.
|Oberlin College Visual Resources Image Collection
A growing database of images selected by Art Dept. faculty to support instruction. Primarily architecture, sculpture, painting, and other media from various art historical periods.
Oberlin College educational use only. Redistribution off campus prohibited.
|Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station Forestry Image Collection
5,000+ photos dating back to the early 20th century. Images portray trees, cultivation, care, and the effects of human activity on forest ecosystems.
|OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons (DRC)
Standardized information about vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S., from the US Dept of Agriculture.
|Race Relations in America, 1928-1976
Sourced from the records of the Race Relations Department of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, housed at the Amistad Research Center in New Orleans, this resource provides access to a wealth of documents highlighting different responses to the challenges of overcoming prejudice, segregation and racial tensions. These range from survey material, including interviews and statistics, to educational pamphlets, administrative correspondence, and photographs and speeches from the Annual Race Relations Institutes.
|RIdIM: Répertoire International d'Iconographie Musicale|
|RILM Music Encyclopedias|
|Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape
Collection of manuscripts from the Wordsworth Trust with source material documenting British Romaniticism; includes working notebooks, verse manuscripts, fine art pieces, diaries, travel journals, autograph albums,and maps. Also includes correspondence of William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and Robert Southey.
|Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Sanborn Maps show the outline of each building including the location of windows and doors together with street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.
Dates of Coverage: 1867-1970
|Saskia Art History Images
What: 1,000+ images commonly used to teach Western Art
When: Pre-history to contemporary
Where: Primarily Europe & North America
Media: All media
Note: Primary source
Note: See also ARTstor
Note: Includes images from these textbooks: Gardner, Art Through the Ages.; Stokstad, History of Art.; Hartt, History of Italian Renaissance Art.
Searches more than 300 million items - books, scholarly articles, newspaper articles, data, digital audio, digital video, digital images, government documents and more. It draws from the library catalog (OBIS), many of the full text and article indexing databases, as well as digital repositories from colleges, universities, research centers, and other open-access archives on the web.
|The Cold War: Global Perspectives on East-West Tensions, 1945-1991
Translated sources and analysis from around the world providing comprehensive coverage of the conflict that drove global politics from the end of World War II to the early 1990s.
|USGS Publications Warehouse
United States Geological Survey publications. All series and formats.
|Wright Brothers Digital Photographs
Wright Brothers Collection is a collection of photographs documenting the invention of the airplane, the lives of the Wright Family, and the Wrights' flying exhibitions in Europe and the United States. The collection provides thorough coverage of the Wrights' early inventive period documenting their early gliders and flight testing in both North Carolina and Ohio.
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