Where's my stuff?

In MIDCAT search for the title of the item. There will be a text box with information about the order. When Acquisitions places an order the message will say, '1 copy ordered for Middlebury College on ...' with the date.

If you ordered an item more than 4 weeks ago which has not yet arrived and if you would like to know the status of that order, please fill out the Order Status Query Form (go/whereisit)

How can I find a list of the Library's most recent acquisitions?

New & Trial Databases


Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory (trial access until Aug. 11, 2011)
"Presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements." Send feedback to tsimpkins@middlebury.edu

More Chinese Language Databases: (trial access until July 14, 2011)
Duxiu database (Superstar); Selected CNKI databases (All CAJ full-text journal collections, dissertations, theses, proceedings, newspapers) - password needed; select Airiti databases (Ebooks, journals, dissertations, conference proceedings). Midd users email refdesk@middlebury.edu for passwords. Send feedback to tsimpkins@middlebury.edu.

Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2006 (trial access until July 14, 2011)
Search or browse the full-text digital images of the Economist.  Send feedback to bellis@middlebury.edu

World Bank eLibrary (trial access until Aug. 31, 2011)
Full-text access to World Bank books, reports, and journals. Midd users email refdesk@middlebury.edu for password. Send feedback to bellis@middlebury.edu.

Shanghai Library Chinese Periodicals (Trial access until June 4, 2011)
Late Qing Dynasty Periodical Full-text Database 1833-1911 and 1911-1949 Chinese Periodical Full-text Database. Send feedback to bellis@middlebury.edu

Building Green.com (2 years trial access until August 2012)
Provides information on environmentally responsible building design and construction, including the leading monthly newsletter Environmental Building News, and the GreenSpec® Directory with 2000 green building product listings.

New Resources:

These resources have recently been added to our collections. Give them a try!

Summon is our newest and most effective tool for searching many resources at once, so we’ve put it right at the center of the library home page (look for the “Summon” tab in the “Library Quick Search” box). Summon searches most library resources including Midcat, full-text newspapers and journals, and most of our library databases. Read more about it in the LIS blog.

Abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with tools to track, analyze and visualize research. It is similar to Web of Science (Science Citation Index and Social Science Citation Index).

Times of India, 1838 - 2002
Search and view digital full-text images of the newspaper. Includes Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce (1839-1859); Bombay Times and Standard (1860-1861); Times of India (1861-2002). Also searchable with other ProQuest Newspapers.

Archives Unbound (Gale)
Access to 6 digital collections of historical, primary source documents (State Dept. records, etc.).  Includes collections covering Afghanistan, China, Japan, Czechoslovakia, Latin America, and the U.S. (Freedom Riders in the South). Click on Browse Collections to see all.

19th Century British Library Newspapers
Full-text of 48 national and regional newspapers from England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.

JSTOR - Collections VIII & IX added
Collection 8 broadens coverage of core humanities disciplines and also includes a group of rare 19th and early 20th century American Art periodicals. More info. Collection 9 widens coverage in business and the social sciences and includes journals from over 25 countries. More info.

China Academic Journals
From Eastview/CNKI. Works best with Internet Explorer. CAJ is a database of Chinese journals starting from 1915. Middlebury's subscription gives us full-text access to the Literature, History and Philosophy journals (default search). However you can check off the other collections if you want to see the citations for those as well (use Interlibrary Loan if we don't subscribe to a journal you need).

Gartner Research
Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. Delivering technology-related insight that helps clients to make the right decisions, every day, Middlebury has access to Gartner's extensive research.

Biographical information on artists from around the world; images of artwork and artists; signature examples; International auction records (including provenance); facts; references; exhibits, and more.

Fuente Academica Premier
Over 570 scholarly journals from Latin American, Spain, and Portugal.  Mostly in Spanish and Portuguese but some are in English.

CRL: Center for Research Libraries
Middlebury is now a member. Search their online catalog for holdings information on over 5 million items including U.S. and international newspapers; foreign journals and dissertations; government documents, and a wide range of other primary source material. Note: Middlebury's membership in CRL allows us unlimited borrowing of CRL material via Interlibrary Loan (put a note in your request if the item is available from CRL).

Latin American Newspapers, 1805 - 1922
Full-text page images from Newsbank/Readex.  Searchable collection of historical Latin American newspapers. More than 35 newspapers published between 1805 and 1922 in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Venezuela. Languages include Spanish, Portuguese, and English.

New Acquisitions
Lists of the Middlebury College Libraries' recently acquired materials. These lists are arranged by call number (Library of Congress Classification) and are updated monthly.