Digital & Special Collections promotes the use of Colby’s rare books, literary manuscripts and college archives and develops sustainable and accessible online platforms for the college’s scholarly, creative and historical materials.
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Articles, books, audio, video, images and more.

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Books and other materials from Colby, Bates and Bowdoin.

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Colby, Bates, Bowdoin, Middlebury, Wellesley, and Williams

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Academic and public libraries in Maine

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Titles (A-Z) of journals to which Colby subscribes with links to their contents.

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Lists of our electronic databases, with links for access.

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Request a book, chapter, journal article, or thesis that Colby does not own or check the status of your requests.

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Easily search for articles across thousands of sources.

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Lists of our electronic databases, with links for access.

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Digital repository of books, and primary resources from around the world. More detailed information and help.

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Digital repository of journals, newspapers, theses, archives and government publications from the U.S. and developing regions. For assistance, contact a research librarian.

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Search for course reserves.

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Guides to scholarly resources, vetted and organized by subject specialists.

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Digital collections unique to Colby. Includes, honors theses, student capstone work, faculty scholarship, college records, campus history, etc.

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Images, photographs, and works of art from the Colby Museum of Art and academic departments.

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Indexes to our archival and manuscript collections.

  • Collections

    Explore our fabulous physical and digital collections, in a variety of formats, that connect with the Colby curriculum across the four divisions.

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  • Services

    We provide a robust archives education program, on-demand scanning services and digital file management expertise, on-site research assistance, and special collections tours and exhibitions.

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  • Spaces

    Special Collections offers contemplative rooms for archival labs, research, events and quiet study. The Digital Production Center has state-of-the-art equipment to meet scanning and other digitization needs.

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  • About

    The Digital & Special Collections mission, our locations, policies, and staff contact information.

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Asst. Dir. for Digital Collections

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Marty Kelly

 

Digital Production Coordinator

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Larry Brown

 

Asst. Dir. for Special Collections

Pat Burdick

Pat Burdick

Archives Education Librarian

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Erin Rhodes

Colbiana & Finding Aids Coordinator

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Jim Merrick

Visual Resources Curator

Maggie Libby

Maggie Libby