Research

Boyden Library Catalog

Boyden Library Catalog
Search the library catalog for physical materials held by the library such as books, audiobooks, and DVDs.
 






Databases by Title

AAAS: American Association for the Advancement of Science
ABC-CLIO American Government
ABC-CLIO American History
ABC-CLIO Daily Life Through History
ABC-CLIO Health and Wellness
ABC-CLIO Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
ABC-CLIO Modern Genocide
ABC-CLIO World History: The Ancient and Medieval Eras
ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era
ABC-CLIO World Religions: Beliefs, Culture, and Controversy
ABC-CLIO World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society
ARTstor
Books in Print
Britannica Academic
Britannica: Annals of American History
Britannica ImageQuest
Churchill Archive
Classroom Video on Demand  (streaming videos)
Columbia Granger’s World of Poetry
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
CountryWatch
Digital Theatre Plus
EBSCO Academic Search Complete
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection
EBSCO Time Magazine Archive
EBSCO Life Magazine Archive
GALE Academic OneFile
GALE Biography in Context
GALE Business Collection
GALE Educators Reference Complete
GALE Environmental Studies and Policy
GALE General OneFile
GALE GREENR: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources
GALE Infotrac Newsstand
GALE Literature Resource Center
GALE Massachusetts History Online
GALE Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
GALE Opposing Viewpoints in Context
GALE Science in Context
GALE Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive
GALE Sources in US History Online: American Revolution
GALE Sources in US History Online: Civil War
GALE Sources in US History Online: Slavery in America
GALE U.S. History in Context
GALE World History in Context
Historical Statistics of the United States
JSTOR
Kanopy(streaming videos)
Naxos Music Library
The New York Times Digital with “TimesMachine” Archive
Newsbank America’s Historical Newspapers (1690-2000)
Newsbank America’s News – Historical and Current
Newsbank Massachusetts Newspapers (1988-current)
Oxford African American Studies Center
Oxford American National Biography Online
Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford Grove Art Online
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Oxford Foreign Language Dictionaries
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Reference
ProQuest American Periodicals Series (1740-1940)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers (1764-2013)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers – Black Newspapers (1893-2003)
ProQuest SIRS Decades
The Recorder
Sage: CQ Researcher
Science Direct
The Wall Street Journal

Please report any database access issues to the librarians.

Citation Help/Noodle Tools

NoodleTools assists in composing accurate citations in a variety of styles (Modern Language Association (MLA), Chicago Manual of Style, American Psychological Association (APA), etc.), creating a works cited list, and creating electronic note cards. More information: NoodleTools Citation Style Guide.

Additional information about major citation styles in use at Deerfield Academy:

American Psychological Association (APA) Citation Style
Chicago Manual of Style
Modern Language Association (MLA) Citation Style

Documenting sources: for best practices on documenting sources see Deerfield Academy’s Academic Integrity: Avoid Plagiarism LibGuide.

Newspapers

The New York Times with “TimesMachine” Archive
National and international news, opinion, and commentary. The “TimesMachine” archive provides access to 150 years of archival material. You can browse by date, or utilize the search function.

Complete, digital access to the New York Times from any location is granted via Academic Passes.

The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal includes not only stock market information, but commentary on all aspects of global business, economics, consumer affairs, current trends and issues.

Full, on-campus access is granted via IP verification through the GreenDoor Network.
(On-campus access only.)

The Recorder
For local news, the Greenfield Recorder covers Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region.

Full, on-campus access is granted via IP verification through the GreenDoor Network.
For off-campus access, use Newsbank Massachusetts Newspapers.

Newsbank Massachusetts Newspapers
Current and historical access to 10 local newspapers including The Recorder (Greenfield), The Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton), The Republican (Springfield), and Amherst Bulletin.

Full, on-campus access is granted via IP verification through the GreenDoor Network.
Off-campus access is granted through proxy sign-in with your DA username and password.

 

Additional Periodicals
Search available publications by title or browse by subject. 

Streaming Video

Classroom Video On Demand
“A comprehensive streaming video subscription service, featuring unlimited access to more than 5,000 educational programs that can be viewed in class, at the library, or from home. Each full-length video has been segmented into predefined clips, making it easy to find specific pieces of content quickly.”

Kanopy 
“On-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that provides access to more than 26,000 films each year.”