HS-SS Library Databases

Instructions for accessing resources remotely.

Databases: The Institute subscribes to the following databases. We recommend that for other databases and E-Journals you visit Princeton University Library Article and Databases page.

General Art
History Classics
Social Science

Language tools: Pronunciator

DOS and CD-ROM databases:
(available on computersr located in the Historical Studies-Social Science Library)

  • Al-Quran
  • Al-Hadith
  • CB-on-Disk (ISIS Current Bibliography)
  • Cetedoc Library of Christian Latin Texts (on CD-ROM)
  • DYABOLA (Subject Catalogues of Publications on the Ancient World) also available via www.dyabola.de(internal users the key is here)
  • Electronic Siku Quanshu (available on a labeled computer in the Computer Center)
  • Iter Italicum (on CD-ROM)
  • Monumenta Germaniae Historica (CD-Rom)
  • The Responsa Project, the database for Jewish studies, runs off of a CD through the Windows interface.

Macintosh CD-ROMS:
(Available for use on computers in the library )

The Institute is a participant in the JSTOR project. Please let us know if you are unable to connect to a resource and we will see that you gain connectivity.

Other software and peripherals:
The Computer Cluster downstairs offers various word processing packages (Word Perfect, MS-Word) as well as Adobe Photoshop and Caere software (OmniPage Professional with optical character recognition capability). A variety of scanners are available including large format, slide, microformat, and of course a scanner which is document fed. There is also a scanner which will autoscan microfilm. The printer is a double-sided printer.

E-mail questions to and please let us know if any of these resources are not functioning.