I am Global Week 2022In celebration of I Am Global Week, Brandeis Library is highlighting our non-English recreational reading materials and databases with content from all over the world.
The Non-English Recreational Reading Collection, located on Goldfarb Level 1 across from the Information & Borrowing Desk, houses popular books and picture books in languages most commonly spoken by our students. This includes books in Mandarin and Hindi, and will soon feature texts in Spanish and Korean. You can browse the non-English Recreational Reading Collection online and help us grow the collection by emailing suggested titles to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Library’s Databases A-Z list includes databases with news and scholarly content from all over the world:
- African Newspapers Collection of African newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Features English and foreign-language titles. This collection includes African newspapers from both the World Newspaper Archive and the British Library Collection.
- Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 includes a a new module, International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture
- CNKI (China Academic Journals) Provides access to articles from Chinese journals. Brandeis' subscription includes coverage for 2017 to present in the following areas: Medicine/Public Health; Literature/History/Philosophy; Politics/Military Affairs/Law; Education/Social Sciences; and Economics/Management. CNKI is also available on a Chinese language platform.
- Cairn - Bouquet Humanities & Social Sciences Full-text French-language journals in academic disciplines such as arts, economics, education, geography, history, literature and linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, public health, and sociology.
- El Caribe Digital Archive Published in Santo Domingo, El Caribe (The Caribbean) is a Spanish-language daily newspaper and one of the Dominican Republic's most influential and longest-running newspapers. Includes material from the mid-1950s to today.
- International Newsstream (ProQuest) Includes newspapers and newswires from Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Covers 1980-present.
- Latin American Newsstream Local, national, and regional news from Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Costa Rica, Peru, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. Provides newspapers in Spanish and Portuguese, such as El Universal (México); O Globo (Brasil); La Nación (Argentina); y El Mercurio (Chile).
- World Newspaper Archive: Latin American Newspapers (1805-1922) Collection of historical Latin American newspapers, 1805-1922. Titles in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.