Expanded access to Gale Primary Sources

The library is pleased to announce that we have signed a two-year agreement with Gale for expanded access to many more Gale Primary Source databases, such as Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library, National Geographic Magazine Digital Archive (1888-2020), and the U.S. National Archive collection on International Climatic Changes and Global Warming (1991-2009), … Read more

Trial access to KweliTV

To coincide with Black History month, the library has set up institutional trial access to kweli.TV, through February 29th. kweliTV celebrates the stories of the African diaspora by curating over 700 critically acclaimed & award-winning Black films spanning every continent— offering a rich learning experience that combines education and entertainment. Access kweliTV here or on … Read more

New trial: PressReader

Trial Jan 25 – Feb 25, 2025 Online reader for current newspapers and magazines covering news, science, technology, sports and travel. 120 publications in 60 languages.  Access PressReader here or on the A-Z Database page.

Want to watch a good movie during the break?

In addition to academic support and documentary films, these two streaming platforms, available to the Wesleyan community, offer current popular domestic and international films, as well as classic Hollywood films, KanopySubscription access to over 9000 films, including The Criterion collection SwankAccess to the 1000 most-requested feature films in Swank’s collection from the largest movie studios. … Read more

New Trial: U.K. Parliamentary Papers

TRIAL through Jan. 6, 2024 Sessional papers of the British House of Commons and the 19th Century House of Lords. It includes detailed primary source for the history of Britain, its colonies, and the wider world. It covers working documents of government for all areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy. Access this resource … Read more

Lunchtime Pop-up Concert: Music of Central Asia

Music of Central Asia Kazakh songs and instrumental tunes Concert by students of the Central Asian Music Ensemble tutorial taught by Assistant Professor of Music Saida Daukeyeva and visiting artists from Kazakhstan, Raushan Orazbaeva, Rüstem Nurkenov, and Zhaina Zharmukhametova Friday, December 1, 2023, 12:30-1:30 pmSmith Room, Olin LibraryFREE

Finding the Spirit of Inanga: Project Launch & Listening Party

Please join us for a lunch-time listening party this coming Monday, November 13th at 12:10 PM to mark the beginning of Finding the Spirit of Inanga: A Gallery of African Musical Instruments, a project curated by music graduate student Chance Kinyange. A collaborative effort between Providence, RI-based PVD World Music Institute and Wesleyan’s World Music … Read more

New Trial: Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library

TRIAL through Dec 6, 2023 Early printed books in Arabic script (1475-1900) covering religion, law, science, mathematics, astrology, alchemy, medicine, geography, travel, history, chronicles, and literature. Including European translations of Arabic works and Arabic translations of European works. Access this resource through the A-Z Database or here.

WESeminar in Olin: Playing, Researching, and Archiving Turkmen Music

Friday, October 27, 2023 — 3:00pm Smith Reading Room, 1st floor Olin Library In this performance-lecture, Mohammad Geldi Geldi Nejad MA’23, an acclaimed indigenous performer and scholar of Turkmen music, will introduce and perform traditional instrumental pieces and songs. He will also talk about his fieldwork experiences with Turkmen music masters in northeast Iran in … Read more