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 PDF's 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 
World History
World Cultures
World Civilization
World Literature   -   Characters   -   Themes
World Cinema
Life Writing   -   Workshop
Oral History   -   Workshop


Chinese Civilization
Japanese Civilization
Indian Civilization
Turkic Civilization
Arabic Civilization
African Civilization
European Civilization
Eastern European Civilization
Russian Civilization
Nordic Civilization
Hispanic Civilization
Balkans Civilization
Latin American Civilization

American Civilization

Ancient Civilization  
Postclassical Civilization
Early Modern Civilization
19th Century Civilization
20th Century Civilization

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.

Salem Press           

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: