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AccessEngineering This link opens in a new window
Award-winning engineering reference platform for academics, students, and professionals.
Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary This link opens in a new window
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary is a six-volume state-of-the-art dictionary of the Bible offering the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of biblical subjects and topics.
Asian Life in America This link opens in a new window
A primary source collection which offers an expansive window into Asian American history and daily life – as well as the ways popular culture has portrayed and perceived people of Asian descent. The content in this database is sourced from more than 18,962 American and global news sources, from the early 18th century to the early 21st century.
Comics Plus This link opens in a new window
Comics Plus readers have unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from a variety of library-friendly publishers. Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on your computer, tablet or phone—no holds or wait lists required.
Economist This link opens in a new window
Full access to The Economist website through Earlham.
Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2020 This link opens in a new window
Full archive of The Economist Magazine from the first issue in August 1888 through December 2020.
IEEE STEM 25 PLUS Journals Collection This link opens in a new window
IEEE STEM 25 Journals collection includes 25 IEEE periodicals including IEEE Spectrum.
Libby, by OverDrive This link opens in a new window
The Duke Classics collection of over 3,000 ebooks, now available to loan and read on your phone or tablet through Libby, or desktop by clicking above. Just download the free Libby app by OverDrive from your favorite app store, add Earlham College as one of your loaning libraries, and start borrowing. Many ebooks are Kindle compatible (U.S. only). It's free and easy to get started. Learn more at
Already have the Libby app through your public library? Just search for and add Earlham College under "Add Library".
National Geographic Magazine Archive This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) includes National Geographic Brazil
The entire archive of both National Geographic Magazine (1888~3 months ago, in English) and National Geographic Brazil (05/2000-12/2017, in Portuguese).
Political Extremism and Radicalism This link opens in a new window
Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the U.S., Europe, & Australia - 20th Century --
A collection of rare primary sources from fringe groups of their time from both the right and left extremes of the political spectrum. Includes propaganda still considered controversial today as well as points-of-view now considered mainstream.
Women's Studies Archive This link opens in a new window
Focusing on the evolution of feminism throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the archive provides materials on women's political activism, such as suffrage, birth control, pacifism, civil rights, and socialism, and on women's voices, from female-authored literature to women's periodicals.


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