More electronic resources added to library collection

by Amy McColl

Accessible Archives
Swarthmore had a portion of these titles previously, but now all the tri-college libraries will have the full title list. Contains full-text primary resource materials in American history including newspapers, magazines, and genealogical records originally only offered on microfilm. Covers 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, and includes African American newspaper collections, Godey’s Lady’s Book, The Lily, the Pennsylvania Gazette, county histories, and perspectives on the Civil War.

Burney Collection newspaper archive, 17th and 18th century
Provides full text to the newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817), representing the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London; however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.

Chronicle of Higher Education Online
Access has changed from login/password to IP access at Swarthmore. The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle’s web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, and salary databases.

Produced by Environment & Energy Publishing, ClimateWire is a daily publication focusing on global climate policy, science, energy and market issues.

Also produced by Environment & Energy Publishing, EnergyWire is a daily publication covering the politics and business of unconventional energy.

Financial Times Online
The Financial Times was founded in 1888 as the friend of “The Honest Financier and the Respectable Broker.” Over 1.8 million readers in more than 140 countries rely on the Financial Times for timely and objective coverage of key events across the globe. Swarthmore now has full access to the latest edition online via the Financial Times’ site.

Short Story Index
Previously produced in print, this index is available online to tri-college patrons. This database is an essential resource for readers seeking short stories by author or genre, or for those researching a body of work of a literary figure. Content will include: detailed indexing of more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies; full text for nearly 5,000 stories; and coverage dating as far back as 1984.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
(2013 forward via Proquest)
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The Proquest online edition has significant enhancements over the Census Bureau’s online version: line-item access to tables; updated monthly instead of annually; table-specific capabilities for narrowing results by source, data date, subject, type of data breakdown.

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