Special Collections

These will consist of materials that have been created by the Humanities Institute, and belong to its collection. At this time there are more than ten thousand PDFs in our 27 encyclopedias, all authored by accomplished scholars in their fields. Access will be given free of charge to all registered students, faculty and staff of the Humanities Institute.

Study Guides 


History                            Culture                  Civilization            Literature                     Life Writing                Cinema

China                               Japan                       India                          Turkic                               Caucasus
Arabia                              Iran                          Africa                         Latin America             N America
W Europe                        E Europe               N Europe                  Iberia                               Balkans                              


Ancient                           Postclassical        Early Modern        19th Century              20th Century 

                                                     Subscription Services

The Humanities Institute subscribes to high-quality electronic databases. Subscriptions o full-text services provide web access to journals and books. The library's electronic resources are available to all students:

Subscription Services to full-text and bibliographic resources.

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                                                   Open Access Sources

The Humanities Institute supports Open Access journals and repositories of historical, rare, and difficult to find documents, recordings, maps, and other invaluable information in the Humanities.  Here is a brief listing:

Directory of Open Access Journals: 
Google Scholars:
Internet Archive:
Project Gutenberg: