New Electronic Collections

The Library recently acquired three significant electronic collections, which include a wide variety of documents spanning issues impacting LGBTQ communities, to travel narratives written during the nineteenth century, to the fantastic images of National Geographic magazine.

  • Archives of Sexuality & Gender  – This collection spans the sixteenth to the twentieth century and is the largest digital collection of primary source materials relating to the history and study of sex, sexuality and gender. Documentation covering social, political, health and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world is included, as well as rare and unique books on sex and sexuality from the sciences to the humanities.
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature – These materials present unique insight into the age of cartography and the rise of leisure travel, spotlighting a distinguished array of historical atlases, gazetteers, travel narratives, and a variety of maps.
  • National Geographic Virtual Library (1888-1994). – The archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of books, maps, images, and videos.