Archive for March, 2012

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Enhanced Access to The Chronicle of Higher Education

In 2009, the Baylor University Libraries subscribed to campus-wide access to the online version of The Chronicle of Higher Education ( At that time, access to The Chronicle was controlled by being on campus or using a link that went through the Library’s proxy service for off-campus access.  Unfortunately this mode of off-campus-network access doesn’t work well with today’s […]

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Friday, March 30th, 2012

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment Focuses on the entire range of philosophic and social changes engendered by the Enlightenment. The Encyclopedia extends the conventional geographical boundaries of the Enlightenment, covering not only France, England, Scotland, the Low Countries, Italy, English-speaking North America, the German states, and Hapsburg Austria but also Iberian, Ibero-American, Jewish, Russian, and Eastern […]

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Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium Contains more than 5,000 searchable entries covering all aspects of Byzantine history and civilization from the 4th through the 15th centuries, with special depth in subjects such as bureaucratic titles and fiscal terms, urban life, and rural economy.

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Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages “The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages is an essential new reference work covering all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. It is designed both for medievalists, […]

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Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance Provides rich detail on all aspects of the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe. This dictionary includes comprehensive coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period. The text explores the influence that this intense intellectual and cultural revival continues to […]

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Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought “From St. Augustine and early Ethiopian philosophers to the anti colonialist movements of Pan Africanism and Negritude, The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and throughout the diaspora. All major trends in African philosophy, political theory, […]

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

New Resources Added to Past Masters

The following titles have been added to the Libraries’ Past Masters subscription: Anselm of Canterbury, Major Works; Augustine: Works (3rd Release); Bentham: Correspondence; Bentham: Works; Calvin: Works and Correspondence; Chesterton: Collected Works; Knox: Works; The Latin Background 1100-1550; and Luther: Sermons  

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Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Classical Music in Video

Classical Music in Video This resource will contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video — approximately 1,500 performances in all. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews […]

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Monday, March 12th, 2012

London Review of Books

London Review of Books Since 1979, the London Review of Books has stood up for the tradition of the literary and intellectual essay in English. Each issue contains up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists. There are also shorter art and film reviews, as well as poems and a lively […]

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Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks Online Handbooks from the Oxford Handbooks series are now available online as a collection in four subject modules – Business & Management, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. Each handbook takes an aspect of its discipline and unpacks it, explaining the key issues, the classic and contemporary debates on those issues, and setting the […]

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