Announcing the National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
A collection of full-text articles from over 3000 scholarly journals, many dating from the nineteenth-century to the last 4 or 5 years. A growing number of titles are available through the current issues, as part of their "Current Scholarship Program". Select Advanced Search to strategically search amongst 45 disciplines. Choose PDF from within JStor to properly view and print articles. For convenience, JStor is now searchable on Facebook.
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
Provides access to scholarly journals and eBooks in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Dates of coverage varies per title.
This is a partial listing of some subject-specific databases to which the College Library subscribes. For more help and more complete listings of sources for the subjects below, click on the subject name, which will link you to the subject page. For a list of all available databases, consult the A to Z Database List.
Covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.
An authoritative source on world dress and fashion across cultures and throughout history. Contains major reference works (such as The Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion), eBooks, online exclusive articles, educational resources, and extensive image content from prestigious museum partners from around the world.
Primary source material from 18th and 19th century periodicals. Includes Godey's Ladies Book (1830-1880), Pennsylvania Gazette (1728-1800), Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective (1860-1865), African American Newspapers: The 19th Century.
Definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, and also provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books.
This resource is the combination of Anthropology Index and Anthropological Literature. Provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. Covers over 2500 journals, 19th century to the present. Updated quarterly.
Comprehensive database in religious and theological scholarship. Includes index citations, journal articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews from ATLA's print indexes: Religion Index One (RIO), Religion Index Two (RIT), and Index to Book Reviews in Religion (IBRR). Covers from 1949 to the present.
The ASC at F&M organizes, preserves, and promotes the written record of the college and the digital and special collections of the library. Drop in during their open hours to view the collection with the help of one of the archivists. Some records are available in DISCOVER, and you can always email email@example.com for further help.
The Lancaster Historical Society collects and preserves a wide range of materials relevant to the history of Lancaster, including letters, diaries, business records, court records, and more. Search the collection online or visit in person, just a short walk from F&M!
America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments in a 19th-century “cabinet museum” setting. The museum helps the public understand the mysteries and beauty of the human body and to appreciate the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.
The Pennsylvania State Archives collects, preserves and makes available for study the permanently-valuable public records of the Commonwealth, with particular attention given to the records of state government. The State Archives also collects papers of private citizens and organizations relevant to Pennsylvania history.
Since its creation in 1905, The State Museum of Pennsylvania has collected, preserved, researched, and interpreted the cultural and natural history of the state.
Auction catalogs can be tricky to find and to search, as different libraries have differing policies about what they collect, and we at F&M have not historically collected auction catalogs. While we do have a few in our collections, they are not consistently held or collected here. When searching for catalogs in discover, try both spellings of catalog - catalog and catalogue.
Links in the list below with an asterisk (*) next to them indicate that holdings may only be searchable, meaning they are not fully digitized. If you find something here, try to request it through Interlibrary Loan.
Here are a few different places you can search for auction catalogs: