We now have a subscription to American Ancestors, provided by New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS).
American Ancestors provides access to genealogical records spanning the U.S. and beyond. This resource features collections of early American records, and the largest searchable collection of published genealogical research journals and magazines. Content includes English, New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont), New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia materials.
Please note: this resource is accessible only on workstations in Dimond Library; there is no wireless access.
We have a new online resources through the ARTFL Project.
The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) is a cooperative enterprise of the Laboratoire ATILF (Analyse et Traitement Informatique de la Langue Française) of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Division of the Humanities, and Electronic Text Services (ETS) of the University of Chicago.
Through this subscription, we now have access to:
- ARTFL-FRANTEXT: over 3500 texts ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing from the 12th to the 20th century.
- French Women Writers: over 100 works by French women authors from the 16th to the 19th century.
- Provençal Poetry: 38 collections of texts from the 12th and 13th centuries.
- Textes de Français Ancien (TFA): 103 works from the 12th through 15th century.
- The Journal de Trévoux: ou Mémoires pour l'Histoire des Sciences & des Beaux-Arts. 109 volumes, 1751-1758.
- Pierre Bayle, Dictionnaire historique et critique: (5th Edition, 1740).
- Louis Moréri, Le Grand dictionnaire historique: ou le Mélange curieux de l'Histoire sacrée et profane, etc. (1759).
- Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Database: 1,960 vernacular texts dated prior to 1375, including Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio, as well as many lesser-known texts.
On Saturday, March 21st, there will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library.
This maintenance will interrupt access to this service for up to 10 hours, beginning at 5:00am EST.
We apologize for any inconvenienced caused during this period.
On Sunday, March 15, UNH IT will perform a hardware upgrade from 4:00 AM until 12:00 PM. This maintenance will impact all UNH Information Technology-supplied services. General Internet service to all campuses should not be impacted.
During this time, off-campus access to Library databases will also be unavailable.
If you have questions, please submit an online IT request form at https://www.unh.edu/it/help.
The Library is currently subscribed to a new database trial, through October 31, 2014: PsycTESTS.
PsycTESTS is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
As always, if this database is useful for your research, please leave a comment here or contact our electronic resources librarian.
The Library is currently subscribed to a new database trial, through October 31, 2014: PolicyMap.
PolicyMap is a US-National web-based Geographic Information System used to understand communities. It is a “GIS tool for non-GIS experts” for those who need to visualize large amounts of data quickly and easily, often down to the census tract or block group level. Included in the tool is access to PolicyMap’s extensive data collection, with 15,000+ indicators used to understand communities, organized into general categories including demographics, income and spending, housing, lending activity, quality of life, economy, education, health, federal guidelines, and other analysis. In addition, students and faculty can easily upload and incorporate their data into and leverage it against the thousands of indicators already available in PolicyMap.
As always, if this database us useful for your research, please leave a comment here or contact our electronic resources librarian.
We are pleased to announce access to several new databases, including upgrades to current resources.
- Academic Search COMPLETE (Upgrade from Premier) - Provides access to indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 publications, and full-text access to over 5,000 journals. Covers many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and more.
- Business Source COMPLETE (Upgrade from Premier) - Offers comprehensive full-text coverage plus indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals.
- Education Source - Offers a collection of full-text education journals, encompassing an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, and more. Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
- Environment Complete - Offers deep coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
- Library Literature and Information Science Full text - Provides access to information about trends in the evolving field of library studies; covers subjects ranging from automation, censorship, government aid, public relations. and more.
- Marquis Complete Who’s Who - Provides access to directories containing short biographies of individuals from all fields of endeavor.
- OECD iLibrary - the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).
- iPOLL (Roper Center) - Provides access to a collection of poll data; all US polling firms, broad topical coverage of opinions and behavior on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. International datasets are available for immediate download.
If you have any questions, please contact our Collection Management Librarian.
The old VPN sites, vpn.unh.edu and ecgvpn.unh.edu, have been retired by campus IT. VPN users now use connect.vpn.unh.edu and an application called Junos Pulse.
If you are a VPN user and access library resources from off-campus, you will need to use the alternate "all traffic" Junos Pulse configuration. This option sends all traffic (not just UNH traffic) through the VPN. When configuring your Junos client, the Server URL or URL field should be set to
If you do not use the UNH VPN, off-campus access to library resources remains the same. The VPN is not needed for remote access to these resources, but does add a level of security for the user.
If you have any questions about or problems with the UNH VPN, please contact the UNH IT Service Desk at 603-862-4242, Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 5:00pm or visit them online.
Starting on July 1st, UNH will have access to several additional databases.
These databases include:
- Academic Search COMPLETE (Upgrade from Premier)
- Business Source COMPLETE (Upgrade from Premier)
- Health Source NA
- Green File
- Masterfile Premier
- Military and Govt.
- Newspaper Source
- CINAHL Complete
- Environment Complete (new)
- Education Source (new)
- Library Lit and Info Science Full text (new)
If you have any questions, please contact our Collection Management Librarian, Jen Carroll.