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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
(1834-1922). This collection of Foreign Office files explores the history of Persia (Iran), Central Asia and Afghanistan from the decline of the Silk Road in the first half of the nineteenth century to the establishment of Soviet rule over parts of the region in the early 1920s. Comprised of correspondence, intelligence reports, agents’ diaries, minutes, maps, newspaper excerpts and other materials, this collection offers insights not only into the impact of Great Power politics on the region, but also the region’s peoples, cultures and societies.
Alternate Name(s): CNKI
1994- present. China Academic Journals (CAJ) is a continuously updated Chinese journal database. The database covers academic journals published in mainland China.
To begin your search, click on Journal Navigation on the home page and choose your subject. Though the entire platform can be searched, includes full text access to Series F containing over 800 Literature/History/Philosophy titles.
Languages: Chinese, Korean, English.
NC LIVE, North Carolina’s statewide library cooperative, has partnered with hoopla digital to bring you a collection of digital audiobooks and eBooks you can enjoy on any of your devices. Check out up to 10 titles at a time. Check out a title marked “available” or Place on Hold if it’s currently checked out.
NC LIVE's hoopla content consists of around 1500 audiobooks and 500 ebooks. All titles are permanently purchased, with 1-user access per copy with multiple copies of some titles.
Create an account by choosing Davidson College, enter your email/unique password.
Alternate Name(s): NYT
NYT Academic Pass. Includes access to the website and mobile apps and NYT archives from 9/18/1851-12/31/2002.
NEW subscribers to NYT can visit to create an account (register). Type in the school's name and follow the instructions based on your location (on or off campus). If you encounter an error message, email
Sage Explorer provides a portal to all Sage resources, including: Video, Research Methods, Ebooks, Business Cases, CQ Press Library, CQ Researcher, Data Planet, Campus and Business Skills that provide learning skills and research methods covering critical skills and research methods that can be applied across all stages of academic study.
Davidson College has access to Sage Explorer through December 2023.
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