Major Collections at the DHC


Searchable Full Texts

  • ADMYTE (CD-ROM).
    Digital archive of Spanish manuscripts and texts, primarily medieval.
  • African-American Newspapers (CD-ROM).
    Major African-American Newspapers from 1827-1902. Includes Freedom's Journal, Colored American, The North Star, Frederick Douglass Paper, National Era, Provincial Freeman, and The Christian Recorder.
  • African-American Poetry Database (CD-ROM).
    Published poetry from approximately 55 poets between 1760 and 1900.
  • Alim Quran (CD-ROM).
    Original and multiple translations of the Qur'an, prominent Hadiths, Law Books and Islamic reference texts
  • American Journey collection (CD-ROM).
    Six multimedia collections, covering topics of American social and political history.
  • American Poetry (CD-ROM).
    Works of over 200 authors plus six major anthologies; primarily before 1900.
  • Amico, Bernardino: Trattato delle Piante and Immagini de Sacri Edifizi di Terra Santa (CD-ROM).
    Drawings of buildings in the Holy Land by the 16th century friar, 1620 edition.
  • AnyText Scholars Package (on disk).
    Biblical texts: Greek, Hebrew, & the Latin Vulgate.
  • Aquinas, Thomas: Opera Omnia (CD-ROM).
    The complete works.
  • Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature (CD-ROM).
    Nearly 1300 texts from the 5th to the 12th centuries.
  • Archivo Italiano (CD-ROM).
    Fracesco Petrarca, Giacomo Leopardi, Torquato Tasso, Da Petrarca a Marino.
  • ARTFL: American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (internet).
    Approximately 2000 French literary, religious, philosophical, political and scientific works from the 17th to the 20th centuries. A few medieval and Renaissance texts. It is possible to connect directly to the database from this point, but use of the main collection there requires registration and a training session.
  • Asian Classics Input Project (CD-ROM).
    12 Tibetan philosophical reference works; 8 texts from the Kangyur & Tengyur collections of Sanskrit Buddhist classics in Tibetan translation. Catalogs of the Kangyur & Tengyur and the Library of Congress Tibetan & Sanskrit.
  • Austen, Jane (on disk).
    Complete novels.
  • Autour du romantisme: Le Roman, 1792-1886 (CD-ROM).
    Collection of French novels with authors' biographies.
  • Bar Ilan University Global Jewish Database.
    Tanakh, Talmud, Mishnah, and a large collection of Rabbinic responsa from the 6th to the 20th century.
  • Bible in English (CD-ROM).
    Twenty-one versions of the Bible, including 13 full editions with prefaces and notes.
  • Bible Windows 5.1 (CD-ROM).
    Multiple scriptural versions and scriptural study tools.
  • Biblioteca Total (CD-ROM).
    "Voyage through the universe of J.L. Borges."
  • Bibliotheca Iuris Antiqui (CD-ROM).
    Full text of Latin legal codes.
  • Bodoni - Manuale Tipografico (CD-ROM).
    1818 edition with commentary by David Pankow.
  • Book of Legends (CD-ROM).
    An anthology of classical Rabbinic literature.
  • The Brontës (CD-ROM).
  • BUDSIR on CD-ROM.
    The Pali canon of Buddhist scriptures.
  • CETEDOC Library of Christian Latin Texts (CD-ROM).
    Entire Corpus Christianorum series. Selected works from the Patrologia Latina & other collections.
  • Cervantes, Miguel de (CD-ROM).
    Major Authors series.
  • Changing Times (CD-ROM).
    A selection of 10,000 articles from the Times of London.
  • Chaucer: Life & Times (CD-ROM).
    Collected works, including The Riverside Chaucer.
  • Chaucer: The Works Now Newly Imprinted (CD-ROM).
    Images from the Kelmscott Press edition, 1896.
  • The Civil War CD-ROM.
    Lengthy compilation of official records of the union and confederate armies.
  • The Civil War: a Newspaper Perspective (CD-ROM).
    Civil War reportage from the Charleston Mercury, New York Herald, and Richmond Enquirer.
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (on disk).
    Complete Poetry
  • Columbia World of Quotations (CD-ROM).
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus: De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium, Libri VI (CD-ROM).
    Images from the 1543 edition and searchable database with English translation.
  • The Crucible (CD-ROM).
    Multimedia edition of Arthur Miller's work.
  • Dante Alghieri. La Divina Commedia (CD-ROM).
    A multi-media interactive edition.
  • Dartmouth Dante Database (internet).
    La Divina Commedia & major commentaries. Freely available via the internet (type "connect dante" upon reaching the Dartmouth library screen),but detailed training in its use is available from ETS staff.
  • Dead Sea Scrolls (CD-ROM).
    Digitized images from the Scrolls, plus bibliographical information and indexes.
  • De Italia: Encyclopedia of Italian Civilization (Laser-disk).
    Hypermedia guide to Italian history and culture.
  • Deutsche Literatur von Lessing bis Kafka (CD-ROM).
    Works of 58 German authors plus biographies and bibliographical notes.
  • Diario de los Debates de la H. Camara de Diputados (CD_ROM).
    Volumes 1-3, dating from 1916 to 1994.
  • Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare (CD-ROM).
    Eleven major editions (1623-1866) and 28 separate printings with over 100 adaptations from the 17th-19th C.
  • Electronic Shakespeare (on disk).
    Oxford U. Press edition.
  • English Poetry Full-Text Database (CD-ROM).
    Published works of 1,350 English writers from the 7th to the 19th centuries.
  • English Prose Drama (CD-ROM).
    1650 plays by around 400 authors, including play texts and accompanying notes.
  • English Prose Fiction (CD-ROM).
    More than 200 complete works of early fiction, from 16th and 17th centuries.
  • English Verse Drama Full-Text Database (CD-ROM).
    585 works by over 200 authors from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
  • Epigraph Database (CD-ROM).
    A database of Roman inscriptions.
  • FABS Reference Bible (CD-ROM).
    Greek, Hebrew, Latin, German (Luther), and Spanish Biblical texts. Morphologically analyzed texts. Greek and Hebrew lexicons & other texts.
  • Franklin, Benjamin: Experiments and Observations on Electricity (CD-ROM).
    Images from the 1751 edition and a searchable database.
  • Galileo Galilei: Sidereus Nuncius (CD-ROM).
    Images from the 1610 edition with a searchable database and English translation.
  • GeoHistory Maps (CD-ROM).
    Collection of Eurasian historical maps from ancient to modern times.
  • La Guerre d'Algerie (CD-ROM).
    Published by La Decouverte, 1996.
  • Goethe-Werke (hard drive).
    Complete works (Hamburg).
  • Granger's World of Poetry (CD-ROM).
    Complete text of 8500 poems along with indexing to and quotations from 100,000 others.
  • Great Literature (CD-ROM).
    Eclectic collection of texts in English and in English translation.
  • Project Gutenberg (CD_ROM).
    A library of 753 electronic texts.
  • Al-Hadith Databases (on disk).
    English translations: Ali & Pickthall.
  • Haldeman Diaries (CD-ROM).
    Full diary of Robert Haldeman with multimedia supplementary materials.
  • Hartlib Papers (CD-ROM).
    Text and image database of the papers of Samuel Hartlib (c. 1600-1662).
  • Harvey, William: Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus (CD-ROM).
    Images from the 1628 edition and a searchable database with English translation.
  • Hegel, G.W.F. (hard drive).
    Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion. The Phenomenology of Mind. English translations.
  • Holbein, Hans: Icones Historiarum Veteris Testamenti (CD-ROM).
    Bible illustrations and searchable database of French and Latintexts, with an English translation. 1547 edition.
  • Hooke - Micrographia (CD-ROM).
    1665 edition.
  • Hypertextual fiction (hard drive).
    A selection of modern works.
  • ICAME Collection of English Language Corpora (CD-ROM).
    Wide sampling of English and American written and spoken English for linguistic analysis.
  • Indian Question (CD-ROM).
    Full texts of 350 treaties, Schoolcraft's encyclopedia, Guide to the Nat'l Archives and more.
  • In Principio (CD-ROM).
    Incipit index of Latin texts.
  • Iter Italicum (CD-ROM).
    Uncatalogued and partially catalogued Renaissance manuscripts, compiled by Paul Oskar Kristeller.
  • Jones, Owen: The Grammar of Ornament (CD-ROM).
    Images from the 1856 edition with supplementary plates from the 1868 edition.
  • Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language (CD-ROM).
    Full text of Samuel Johnson's 18th-century dictionary.
  • Judaic Classics (Davka) (CD-ROM).
    Tanakh, Talmud, Mishnah, and various theological works.
  • Kant, Immanuel. (hard drive).
    Gesammelte Schriften. Akademie edition.
  • LDAB: Leuven Database of Ancient Books (CD-ROM).
  • Letters of the Delegates (CD-ROM).
    Full text of every published document written to Congress relating to work between 1774 and1789.
  • Library of the Future (CD-ROM).
    970 literary, philosophical, religious and scientific works by over 1000 authors. English & English translations.
  • LIZ 3.0: Letteratura Italiana Zanichelli (CD-ROM).
    362 works of Italian literature.
  • Manzoni, Alessandro: I Promessi Sposi (CD-ROM).
    Milanese stories from the 17th century.
  • Medieval and Early Modern Database (CD-ROM).
    Currency exchange rates for Europe, Byzantium, the Levant, and North Africa from 1106 to 1509.
  • Merbecke, John: The Booke of Common Praier Noted (CD-ROM).
    Images from the first printing, 1550.
  • Metropolis (CD-ROM).
    A multimedia history of urban civilization from the Neolithic to the Global Village.
  • Milton, John: Areopagitica (CD-ROM).
    Images from the 1644 edition and a searchable database.
  • Milton, John. (hard drive).
    Complete Poetic Works in English. Old spelling edition by Roy Flannagan.
  • Mommsen, Theodor: Römisches Staatsrecht (CD-ROM).
    Classic book now on CD.
  • Newton - Optics (CD-ROM).
    1704 edition with commentary by Nicholas Humez.
  • Niles' Register (CD-ROM).
    Cumulative Index from 1811 to 1849.
  • Nixon Watergate (CD-ROM).
    Multimedia collection of congressional impeachment records.
  • Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Online (CD-ROM).
    Full text transcripts of the three published series'.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd Edition (CD-ROM and internet).
  • Past Masters (CD-ROM).
    Philosophical texts by Anselm, Aquinas, Aristotle, Bentham, Berkeley, Calvin, Decartes, Dewey, Hobbes,Hume, Kant, Leibnitz, Locke, Machiavelli, Mill, Nietzsche, Peirce, Plato, Ricardo, Rousseau, Smith, Spinoza, Wittgenstein, and others.
  • Pathways Through Jerusalem (CD-ROM).
    2-volume CD-ROM edition.
  • Patrologia Latina (CD-ROM).
    Collection of patristic and medieval Latin ecclesiastical authors, based on the Migne collection.
  • Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1800 (CD-ROM).
    Leading colonial American newspaper (text and facsimiles).
  • Pennsylvania Newspaper Record, 1819-1870 (CD-ROM).
    Includes six newspapers from Delaware County.
  • Perseus: Interactive Sources and Studies on Ancient Greece. (CD-ROM).
    Hypermedia database of texts, images, maps, and reference sources. (English and Greek.)
  • PHI CD-ROM 5.3.
    Latin texts. Classical Latin, Biblical Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Aramaic, & other texts. Morphologically analyzed Greek & Jewish scriptures.
  • PHI CD-ROM 7.
    Inscriptions, papyri, and Coptic texts.
  • Poesia Hispanoamericana (hard drive).
    Small collection of works by 14 Latin American poets.
  • Presidential Inaugural Addresses (hard drive).
    A TACT database of inaugural addresses from Washington through Clinton, created by Scott Hanson of Columbia University.
  • Presidential Papers: Washington-Clinton (CD-ROM).
    Full-text version of The Messages and Papers of the Presidents.
  • Holy Quran (CD-ROM).
    Arabic edition.
  • Rex (CD-ROM).
    REligious IndeX.
  • Responsa Project (Bar-Ilan University) Database of Jewish Studies (CD-ROM ).
    Tanach, Midrashim, Talmudic literature and responsa.
  • Rig-Veda (hard drive).
    Full text in romanized Sanscrit alphabet.
  • Romania (CD-ROM).
    An interactive CD-ROM.
  • Shakespeare - Poems (CD-ROM).
    1640 edition.
  • Editions and Adaptions of Shakespeare (CD-ROM.
  • Arden Shakespeare (CD-ROM).
    Texts and sources for study.
  • Smith, Joseph: The Book of Mormon (CD-ROM).
    Images from the 1830 edition and a searchable database.
  • Soncino Talmud, Midrash Rabbah, Zohar (CD-ROM).
    Searchable English and Hebrew texts.
  • Supreme Court (CD-ROM).
    Texts of syllabi, opinions and per curium of 544 cases from 1988-1994.
  • Théatre du Grand Siècle: Corneille, Molière, Racine (CD-ROM).
    Searchable database of their plays.
  • Thesaurus Diplomaticus (CD-ROM).
    Text and images of 12,800 diplomatic documents from the 7th to the 12th century.
  • Thesaurus Formarum Totius Latinitatis (CD-ROM).
    Cetedoc index of Latin forms.
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (CD-ROM).
    Over 8000 texts by approximately 3000 Greek authors from the 8th century BC to 14th century AD. More information on the project is available from the University of California at Irvine campus-wide information system.
  • Utrecht Psalter (CD-ROM).
    Full text in Latin and translation of 9th century psalter, with acompanying drawings and descriptions.
  • Vesalius, Andreas: De Humani Corporis Fabrica (CD-ROM).
    Images from the 1543 edition, illustrated by Titian.
  • Wife of Bath's prologue (CD-ROM).
    Hypertext edition of all 58 pre-1500 manuscripts and printed editions, with transcriptions ,collations and digitized images.
  • Whitman, Walt (CD-ROM).
    Comprehensive collection of published works, manuscripts and biographical materials.
  • Woolf, Virginia (CD-ROM).
    Comprehensive collection of published works, manuscripts and biographical materials.
  • Wordcruncher Disk (CD-ROM).
    The Bible: King James & New International versions; Constitution Papers: U.S. Constitution,Declaration of Independence, Federalist Papers, other early documents. Library of America: works by Cather, Emerson, Faulkner, Franklin, Hawthorne, H. James, Jefferson, London, Melville, Thoreau, Shakespeare, Twain, Whitman.
  • Works of John Wesley. (CD-ROM).
    Searchable full-text edition which includes his journals, letters, sermons and the King James Bible with comments.
  • The World's Best Poetry on CD-ROM.
    Complete text of over 3000 poems by 1200 poets, with biographical information and 500 critical essays.

Searchable Bibliographies & Indexes

  • Incunabula Short Title Catalog (CD-ROM).
    Comprehensive full-text collection of manuscripts from 1455-1500.
  • In Principio (CD-ROM).
    Database of Medieval manuscript incipits.
  • Iter Italicum (CD-ROM).
    Database of uncatalogued Renaissance Humanist manuscripts in Italy and elsewhere.
  • Niles Register (CD-ROM).
    Searchable index of topics of interest in 19th-century American National & Weekly Registers.
  • Pamet Sveta (CD-ROM).
    Catalog of selected rare books at the Czech National library in Prague (with facsimiles).
  • Religious and Theological Abstracts (CD-ROM).
    Published in 1990.

Bibliographic & Analytic Programs

  • AskSam.
    Multipurpose information manager.
  • Cuneiform.
    Cyrillic optical character recognition scanning software.
  • Endnote.
    Bibliographic software.
  • Ethnograph.
    Text analysis program.
  • LBASE.
    Text analysis program.
  • Micro-OPC.
    Concordance and text analysis program.
  • MonoConc Pro.
    Professional concordance program.
  • MTAS.
    Text analysis program.
  • Nicon Scan.
    Image scanning software for slide and negative scanner.
  • Omnipage Pro.
    Optical character recognition scanning software.
  • Pandora.
    Macintosh text analysis program for use with TLG.
  • Aldus Photostyler.
    Image manipulation software.
  • Adobe Photoshop.
    Image manipulation and graphic design tool.
  • Procite.
    Bibliographic software.
  • QSR Nud-ist.
    Software for quantitative data analysis.
  • Storyspace.
    Hypertext authoring program.
  • TACT.
    Text analysis program. Available by ftp from the University of Toronto. Training in its use available at the DHC.
  • Typereader.
    Optical character recognition scanning software.
  • WinMAX.
    Software for qualitative data analysis.
  • Wordcruncher.
    Concordance and text analysis program.