by Sarah Berry
If you missed the free trial of Britannica Original Sources, the Rohrbach Library has good news for you!
The database has now been added to the library’s suite of research resources. Now students and faculty can access over 420,000 primary source documents, books, and images.
Check out Britannica Original Sources now by clicking here. If you are accessing Britannica Original Sources or another database off-campus, check out our Accessing Library Resources Off-Campus post for more information.
by Sarah Berry
Take advantage of the Rohrbach Library’s month-long trial of Britannica’s Original Sources Database. Starting September 1, KU students and faculty can access the multitude of primary source documents available on the electronic database, which include works by classic authors, such as Jane Austen and Frederick Douglass, as well as the journals of explorers, like Christopher Columbus. Additional resources include documents pertaining to a variety of topics and events, including the Affordable Health Care Act, the Viking invasions, the Civil Rights Movement, and more.
To take advantage of this trial, head to http://sources.eb.com and enter the following (all lowercase): Username: backto Password: school
Remember, this trial is only available from September 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016. Don’t miss out!
Note, Britannica’s Original Sources database can be found and accessed through the library’s A-Z database list under “O.”