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This page includes eBook databases that are particularly relevant for College of Arts students. All the databases provide full-text access. Please see the individual database descriptions below for more information about access and content. 

Reference Books

Looking for an overview or introduction to a particular humanities subject or theme? The eBook databases below may meet your needs.

Cambridge Companions Online

Oxford Handbooks Online

Primary Sources in Translation

The e-book databases in the column below provide you with full-text online access to a wide range of texts--histories, poetry, plays, letters and more--from a range of places and time periods.

Loeb Classical Library

Medieval Sources Online

Translated Texts for Historians

Early Printed Books


The library subscribes to a full collection of digitised English and European books dating from the very beginning of printing to the end of the eighteenth century.

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Early European Books

Sources in Latin

The Patrologia Latina and Acta Sanctorum contain a wide range of texts in Latin.

Acta Santorum

Patrologia Latina