Gateway to Research and More: Fondren’s New Electronic Resources

Gateway to Research

The following are electronic collections acquired in the past year by Fondren Library, which are listed by subject, with links provided to access the materials. Included are new acquisitions as well as new content added to previous acquisitions. Note that access to some items was previously provided through TexShare but Fondren purchased direct access when TexShare’s access ended.



African American Studies

● African American Studies - Oxford Bibliographies:

● Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive (Gale):


African Studies

● African Studies - Oxford Bibliographies:



● Anthropology – Oxford Bibliographies:



Archaeology 2019 Collection – Oxford Handbooks Online:



● The Age of Exploration (Adam Matthew):

● American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 (Gale):

● American Indian Histories and Cultures (Adam Matthew):

● The American West (Adam Matthew):

● Associated Press Collections Online (Gale):

● Chatham House Online Archive (Gale):

● Colonial America, Module III: The American Revolution and Module IV: Legislation and Politics in the Colonies (Adam Matthew):

● Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 (Gale):

● Early Arabic Printed Books from British Library, 1475-1900 (Gale):

● The Economist Historical Archive (Gale):

● Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2016 (Gale):

● Food Studies Online:

● Frontier Life:  Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters (Adam Matthew):

● House of Lords Parliamentary Papers, 1800-1910 (ProQuest):

● The Independent Digital Archive, 1986-2016 (Gale):

● Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950 (Gale):

●The Middle East, its division into countries and the creation of Israel, 1879-1919 (British Archives Online):

● Migration to New Worlds (Adam Matthew):

● National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 (Gale):

● Nineteenth Century Collections Online (Gale):

● Political Extremism & Radicalism in the Twentieth Century (Gale):

● Smithsonian Collections Online (Gale):

● Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda (Adam Matthew):

● State Papers Online (Gale):

● Underground and Independent Comics, Comix and Graphic Novels, Volumes I & II:

● U.S. Declassified Documents Online (Gale):

● U.S. Intelligence on Asia, 1945-1991 (Brill):

● Victorian Popular Culture (Adam Matthew):

● Women's Studies Archive: Women's Issues and Identities (Gale):

● World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean (Gale):

● 19th Century UK Periodicals (Gale):


Art and Architecture

● Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online (Artists of the World Online) (De Gruyter):

● Architecture – Oxford Companion:

● Art History - Oxford Bibliographies:

● Companions to the History of Architecture (Wiley):


Asian Studies

● China and the Modern World, Parts I, II and III (Gale):

● Chinese Newspapers Collection (ProQuest):

● Chinese Studies - Oxford Bibliographies:



● Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory (Gale):

● Directory of Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms (Grey House Online Databases):

● Economics in India – New Oxford Companion:

● Management - Oxford Bibliographies: 



● Ammianus Marcellinus: Philological and Historical Commentary to Ammianus Marcellinus' Res Gestae:

● Classics - Oxford Bibliographies:

● Encyclopedia of Greek Comedy (Wiley):

● Plato – Oxford Scholarly Editions Online:



● Ecology - Oxford Bibliographies:

● Environmental Science - Oxford Bibliographies:



● Cinema and Media Studies - Oxford Bibliographies:



● Geography - Oxford Bibliographies:


Health Science

● STAT Plus (create an account using Rice email to subscribe):



● Atlantic History - Oxford Bibliographies:

● The Book - Oxford Companion:

● Histories - Cambridge Online:

● History - Oxford Handbooks Online:

● Indigenous Peoples North America (Gale):

● Islamic Studies - Oxford Bibliographies:

● Latin American History - Oxford Research Encyclopedia:

● Latin American Studies - Oxford Bibliographies:

● Latino Studies - Oxford Bibliographies:

● Medieval Studies – Oxford Bibliographies:

● World Exploration – Oxford Companion:


LGBTQ/Gender/Sexuality Studies

● Archives of Sexuality & Gender, Parts II-III (Gale):

● Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies (Wiley Blackwell):

● Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History (Gale):

● LGBT Magazine Archive (ProQuest):



● American Literature – Oxford Bibliographies:

● Black Short Fiction and Folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora (Alexander Street Press):

● Black Women Writers: African, African American, and Diaspora (Alexander Street Press):

● British and Irish Literature - Oxford Bibliographies:

● Caribbean Literature (Alexander Street Press):

● Contemporary Authors (Gale):

● Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series (Gale):

● Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Gale):

● Die Deutsche Lyrik (Chadwyck-Healey):

● Early European Books, Collection 13:

● Goethes Werke (Chadwyck-Healey):

● The Graphic Novel (Gale):

● Latino Literature: Poetry, Drama and Fiction (Alexander Street Press):

● Literary and Critical Theory – Oxford Bibliographies:

● Literature 2019 Collection – Oxford Handbooks Online:

● South and Southeast Asian Literature: Classic and Postcolonial Writers in English, 1825 to Present (Alexander Street Press):

● Victorian Literature - Oxford Bibliographies:



● Music - Oxford Bibliographies:



● Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society (Gale):

● American Indian Newspapers (Adam Matthew):

● British Library Newspapers, Parts III-V (Gale):

● Civil War Era Newspapers (ProQuest):

● Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004 (Gale):

● Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2016, The Independent Digital Archive, 1986-2016 (Gale):

● The Guardian and The Observer Newspapers (ProQuest):

● Houston Post Historical Archive:

● International Herald Tribune Historical Archive, 1887-2013 (Gale):

● The Korea Times (ProQuest):

● Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers (Gale):

● Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957 (Gale):

● Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 (Gale):

● The Times Digital Archive (London), 1785-2013 (Gale):

● 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers (Gale):

● 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection (Gale):



● The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy (Oxford):

● The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers (Oxford):

● Philosophy – Oxford Bibliographies:

● Philosophy – Oxford Handbooks Online:


Political Science

● American Politics - Oxford Companion:

● Comparative Politics - Oxford Companion:

● International Relations – Oxford Bibliographies:

● International Relations – Oxford Companion:

● Political Science - Oxford Handbooks Online:



● Psychology – Oxford Bibliographies:

● Psychology – Oxford Handbooks Online:


Religious Studies

● Coptic Gnostic Library Online - A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices (Brill):

● Nag Hammadi Bibliography Online (Brill):

● Religion - Oxford Handbooks Online:

● Religions of America (Gale):



● Cambridge Companions Online:

● Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies (Wiley Blackwell):



● Digital Scholar Lab (Gale) (create an individual account to use):



● Bioengineering – Science Education Collection (JoVE):

● Chemical Engineering – Science Education Collection (JoVE):

● Evolutionary Biology – Oxford Bibliographies:

● Model Predictive Control of Fuel Cells - Elearning Library Courses (IEEE): 

● Non-linear Control Techniques in Phtovoltaic and Fuel Cell Power Processing Systems – Elearning Library Course (IEEE):

● Physical Sciences – Oxford Handbooks Online:

● Web of Science (new content):



● Sociology - Oxford Bibliographies:



● Indian Theater – Oxford Companion: