New Guide: Modern China

By - Research & Instruction Librarian September 17th, 2015

Looking for a current event in China? Need some history related the event? Some background information? Newsreels?

Try the new Modern China LibGuide. The guide supplies those library-purchased research collections providing the content described above.

Questions?  Thoughts?


New Reference Book: Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 12th, 2010

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China edited by Linsun Cheng, Berkshire, 2009.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 951 B45

Just in time for writing your Ma Prize essay, Ohrstrom Library has acquired this five-volume set with 800+ articles about historical and modern day China. Includes articles that focus on: art, philosophy, economics & development, people, social & cultural history, the natural world and international relationships.

Examples include
:  Bamboo; Clothing, Traditional – Hong Kong; Dragon Boat Festival; Energy, Renewable; Ming Dynasty; and Yungang Caves

Helpful for
:  Asian Studies, Global Studies, Ma Essay Prize, Humanities V

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature

By - Research & Instruction Librarian September 17th, 2009

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian

Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature by James Wyatt Cook, Facts on File, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 820.9 C77A

This volume focuses on the standard ancient texts and their authors from ancient Greece, Rome, China, Japan, South America and India.

Examples include: Mahabharata, Lady Kasa, Gilgamesh, and Augustus Caesar.

For the incoming IIIrd Form:  Take a look at this text for some background information on Homer and The Odyssey.

Helpful for: Humanities III, Literature, Summer Reading Assignment