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Subject Research Guides

An A to Z listing of library resources by subject

Library Research Guides - Guides to the best resources at the UMass Amherst Libraries

UMass Library Guides support teaching and research across the UMass curricula. Guides are arranged by department/topic and by tools/collections. Find your librarian in the Librarian Photo Bar or the Directory of UMass Librarians. More guides - course assignments: Library Course Guides; New acquisitions: New Resources Blog. Follow us:  

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Subject Research Guides - A to Z by Department & Topic

African Studies English Language & Literature Medieval Studies
Afro-American Studies Entrepreneurship    Microbiology
Agriculture Environmental Conservation Modern European Studies
Anthropology Environmental Health Sciences Molecular & Cellular Biology
Architecture Environmental Science Music
Arts & Arts History Film Studies Mythology
Art Management Folklore Native American & Indigenous Studies
Astronomy Food Science Nursing
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Food Systems Nutrition
Biology Forestry/Arboriculture Philosophy
Biostatistics & Epidemiology French & Italian Studies Physics
British & Irish History Genealogy Plant Biology
Business Geography Plant, Soil & Insect Science
Canadian Studies Geology Political Science
Chemical Engineering German & Scandinavian Studies Polymer Science & Engineering
Chemistry Government Information Population
Civil & Environmental Engineering Health Policy & Management Psychological & Brain Sciences
Classics History Public Health
Coastal & Marine Science Information & Computer Science Public History
College Writing Journalism Public Policy & Administration
Communication Judaica & Near Eastern Studies    Regional Planning
Communication Disorders Kinesiology Religious Studies
Community Health Education Labor Studies Renaissance Studies
Comparative Literature Landscape Architecture Slavic & East European Studies
Continuing & Professional Education Latin American Studies Social Thought & Political Economy
Criminal Justice Law Social Work
Culture, Health & Science Legal Studies Sociology
Dance LGBT Resources Spanish & Portuguese
Earth Systems Linguistics Sustainability
East Asian Studies Marketing Theater
Economics Massachusetts Government Information United States History
Education Massachusetts History University without Walls
Electrical & Computer Engineering Mathematics & Statistics Veterinary & Animal Sciences
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Reference Services


Japan Times Archive, 1897-2015. The history of Japan through daily newspapers. Full-text PDF.

AccessScience.  Science articles, definition, biographies, images, videos - Contributions by 8,000 scientists.

Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 - 1876. 18th & 19th-century historical archive of the region - 66 newspapers from 22 islands.

ASTM Compass - the American Society for Testing Materials. 12,500 active standards, 39,900 historical standards.