The Libraries have purchased the Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876 archive from Readex. With 66 newspaper titles from 22 islands published between 1718-1876, this archive provides history of the Atlantic slave trade, Colonial history and New World slavery.
If you have questions about using this resource, contact Peter Stern, Humanities and Fine Arts Research Services, at 413-545-3967.Read more »
The Libraries have purchased the Japan Times Archive. The database includes digitized issues of The Japan Times, The Japan Advertiser, The Japan Times & Mail, The Japan Times and Advertiser (Morning ed.), Japan Times and Advertiser (Evening ed.) and the Nippon Times since March 22nd, 1897.
If you'd like more information about using this resource or assistance using it, contact Sharon Domier, East Asian Studies Librarian, at 413-577-2633.Read more »
New Archival Collection
The Libraries have purchased the "Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity. LBGTQ History and Culture since 1940" from Gale Publishing. The archive is an extensive collection of historical records, newspapers, government publications, reports, etc. covering personal experiences, policies, activism, gay rights, health and the worldwide impact of AIDS and much more. Documents span from 1940 to 2014, with the bulk from 1950 to 1990.
If you have questions or would like assistance using this resource, contact Anne Moore, liaison librarian for Gay, Lesbian & Transgender Studies, at 413-545-6888.Read more »