American Journeys – A digital library of more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration. A collaboration between the Wisconsin Historical Society and National History Day.
American Memory – Site hosted by the Library of Congress as a gateway to online collections of the history and culture of the United States, totaling more than 7 million digital items.
Atmopsheric Visualization Collection – Atmospheric data collection focusing on data from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program’s Southern Great Plains (SGP) site, provided by the National Science Digital Library. The site includes an image archive and educational support material.
Bibliotheca Universalis – Portal to major works of worldwide cultural and scientific heritage comprising text, images and sound, at the disposal of the general public using communication and information technology.
California Digital Library (CDL) – Provides access to scholarly materials, databases of journal article abstracts and citations, electronic journals, publishing tools, and reference databases for the University of California. The CDL also builds collections and provides public access to cultural heritage materials though a variety of innovative programs.
Canada’s Digital Collections – Collections include over 600 web sites covering Canadian history, geography, science, technology and culture, ranging from national treasures to local history. The site features educational resources, such as curriculum units, classroom activities, quizzes and games. Also available in French.
Celtic Digital Library – Contains digital links, artwork and information about the Celtic society from 400 B.C to 1500 A.D and Celtic Reconstruction of today.
Center for Retrospective Digitization – Access to the digital collections at the Lower Saxony State and University Library Göttingen, Germany, including the Gutenberg Bible, travel literature and North Americana from the 18th and 19th centuries, DIEPER (Digitized European Periodicals), historical mathematics materials, and Goethe illustrations.
Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) – A paid subscription service providing access to articles, scholarly journals, electronic books and re-digitized documents from cultural and scientific publications related to central and eastern Europe.
CHILDE Project – Children’s Historical Literature Disseminated throughout Europe is a project, funded under the European Commission’s Culture 2000 programme, which has created a collection of images from early children’s books.
CiteSeer: The NEC Research Institute Scientific Literature Digital Library – Aims to improve the dissemination and feedback of scientific literature, and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness. Rather than creating just another digital library, CiteSeer provides algorithms, techniques, and software that can be used in other digital libraries. CiteSeer indexes Postscript and PDF research articles on the Web, and provides a number of special features.
Colorado Digitization Project – A collaborative initiative to provide access to the unique collections of Colorado’s archives, historical societies, libraries, and museums.
Digital Archive for Chinese Studies (DACHS) – Based at the Institute of Chinese Studies at the University of Heidelberg (Germany), the collection includes websites, e-journals, films, snapshots of discussion boards, and single documents covering social and political subject matters.
Digital Bridges – Collection of historical bridge design manuals, images and books from Lehigh University.
Digital Library Network for Engineering and Technology (DLNET) – A collaborative effort by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), Iowa State University (ISU) and Virginia Tech (VATECH) to provide a platform for posting, reviewing and accessing learning resources in Engineering and Technology and a gateway to education and research materials.
Digital Library Project – A University of Pennsylvania selection of digital library collections, exhibits, and finding aids prepared by digital librarians. Site includes information on tools and technology.
The Digital Mirror – The welsh national collection of manuscripts, early and rare printed books, antiquarian maps, and diverse images at The National Library of Wales. Site includes online exhibitions and information about the digitisation program.
The Digital Reading Room (DRR) – An Athabasca University Library project. The DRR is an interactive online reading room, offering a digital solution for course readings and supplementary materials. It has been designed to provide access to faculty-selected resources and can accommodate a range of formats, including online journal articles, electronic books, audio or video clips, web sites and learning objects.
Digital Research Library (DRL) – Text-based collections, photographs, map images, finding aids, databases, audio-visual material, and bibliographic catalogs of collections to aid the research of scholars, historians, faculty, and students at the University of Pittsburgh.
Digital Resources & Exhibitions – Special collections at Case Western Reserve University, including medieval manuscripts and items from the US 1930s Works Projects Administration era.
Ethnomathematics Digital Library – Collection of links and papers covering the interaction of mathematics and culture, with emphasis on the indigenous mathematics of the Pacific region.
Everglades Digital Library – Access to the digital collections at Florida International University. Relates to the south Florida environment
Flora and Fauna of the Great Lakes – Provides access to materials including including books, images and databases selected from Fish and Mammal Divisions of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology and the Fungus Collections of the University of Michigan Herbarium.
ibiblio – A collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill to provide public domain material, organised by subject and UDC (Universal Decimal Classification) including journals, ebooks and a special collection of linux programs and documentation.
Illinois Alive – Includes text and images about agriculture and business; early Illinois authors; and issues facing minorities, immigrants, and women. Also includes an introduction to 19th century Illinois, tools for educators, and a timeline.
Indiana University Digital Library Program – Provides access to text, images, maps and audio collections as well as virtual exhibits. The site includes information on digitization projects and links to further resources.
Internet Archive – A digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Includes a text archive of digitised books from Canadian libraries, Carnegie Mellon University, and Project Gutenberg.
IntraText Digital Library – A multilingual, open access and XML-based digital library offering texts and corpora in 36 languages from religions, humanities, and research.
Inventory of Canadian Digital Initiatives – Provides descriptions of Canadian information resources created for the Internet, including general digital collections, resources centered around a particular theme, and reference sources and databases.
Iran Virtual Library – Nonpartisan archive of social, political, economic and cultural documents pertaining to Iran. Edited by Frederick Nemani, a professor at South Bank University, London.
Kentucky Virtual Library – Online catalogs and databases, online tutorial and help with internet-based research, a virtual reference desk, and access to Kentuckiana digitized collections, serving Kentuckians and supporting the Kentucky Commonwealth Virtual University.
Kibbutz Sasa Virtual Library – Online bibliographical and image search service in Hebrew only, which also retains an “expert searcher” for locating online sources of information.
Library of California – Details the Library’s services to local libraries, state and local government and the public as well as links to California Research Bureau papers online, LDS publications, the California Library Directory and other useful information.
Life in Western Pennsylvania 1840 -1970 – Historic photographic collection provided by the library and archives of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. The site also covers the local history of photography and information on the care and handling of photographs.
Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts – Presents the collection of the Dutch Royal Library and the Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum in The Hague. Highlights and database with images and backgrounds.
Nalanda Digital Library – Based at the National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NITC) in India. Open access is provided to selected collections of published papers, PhD theses, student projects, research reports, course materials, ebooks, etexts and Perl scripts.
New York Public Library Digital Gallery – Provides access to over 275,000 images digitized from the library collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, and printed ephemera.
New Zealand Digital Library (NZDL) – Based at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. The site contains text, image and audio-visual collections; including historical documents, humanitarian and development information, computer science technical reports and bibliographies, literary works, and magazines.
NICI Virtual Library – The National Institute for Community Innovations is based in Montpelier, Vermont and provides a subscription service for access to dictionaries, e-books, card catalogs, periodicals, and researched internet resources.
NLS Digital Library – Special collections held by the National Library of Scotland including: The Murthly Hours medieval manuscripts, Experiences of War, Maps of Scotland, First Scottish Books, Scottish Decorative Bookbinding, Photographs of Modern Scottish Writers, Churchill, Robert Louis Stevenson, and The Last Letter of Mary Queen of Scots.
North Carolina History and Fiction Digital Library – Collection includes 200 texts and maps pertaining to the history of 29 counties in eastern North Carolina and works of fiction that relate to some of those counties. Historic soil surveys and maps with zooming capability are a unique feature of the site.
NYPL Digital Library Collections – Collections provided by the New York Public Library covering Black culture and experience, history, literature, maps, New York City and State, performing arts, prints, and photographs.
The Online Archive of California – This union database of manuscripts and images from institutions across California is comprised of over 5,000 archival finding aids encoded using Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and the SGML document type definition. Part of the California Digital Library.
Online Bilingual Library of Russian Literature – Collection of texts and audio, including works of Pushkin, Lermontov, Fet, Krylov, Esenin, Akhmatova and Chekhov provided by the Online Russian Language Center. Texts are available in Russian and English.
Sagnanetið – Saganet project by the National and University Library of Iceland and Cornell University with the association of the Árni Magnússon Institute in Iceland to provide the entire range of Icelandic family sagas and other works published before 1900 online. Site in English and Icelandic.
San Fernando Valley History Digital Library – An image database of historically significant documents, manuscripts, photographs and related graphic materials of the San Fernando Valley. Administered by the State Librarian of California.
Science Direct – Journals – An online library featuring fulltext journals from Academic Press and other scholarly publishers. Access by subscription.
St Laurentius Digital Manuscript Library – A collection of scanned images of medieval manuscripts comprising 67 volumes, ranging from the 10th century to the 1640s provided by Lund University Library in Sweden.
TAEVIS Online Home Page – Tactile access to education for visually impaired students.A collection of 2,500 tactile diagrams covering college-level course.In either braille or low-vision format, for sale to subscribers
UCEEL Digital Library – Based at the University of Central England. Collections include past exam papers, book chapters, journal articles, student projects and a special collection on contemporary jewellery.
UK Web Archiving Consortium – Aimed at the broad research community and is systematically attempting to create an archive of social, historic and culturally significant web-based material from the UK domain.
University of Tennessee-Martin Andy Holt Virtual Library – Focus is on the humanities and fine arts, with access to local and world library catalogs, electronic journals, databases, virtual reference desk, digitized documents, and departmental resources. Partners with the physical Paul Meek Library to provide face to face services.