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http://www.europeana.eu/

The national libraries of France, Hungary, and Portugal collaborated to create this multinational and multilingual digital project. The project consists of a wide variety of primary and secondary sources and is fully searchable by the following criteria: century (16th through 20th), language (8 choices), institution, and theme (art, economics, history, religion, etc.).

http://www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica

This digital project provides access to full-text versions of American newspapers published between 1900 and 1910 in selected states, along with contextual information about American newspapers published between 1690 and the present. The collection is searchable by publication title, by state, and by publication date.

http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/did/index.htm

This digital project focuses on devices used to aid the hearing-impaired during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with special attention to concealed or camouflaged devices. The project explores the science and technology of hearing devices, the marketing of such devices, and the evolution of our cultural understandings about deafness.

http://www.arkive.org/

This digital collection, conceived as the “Noah’s Ark for the internet era,” features photographs, films, and audio recordings of the world’s animal species. Along with these primary sources, the site provides extensive information on life science, biodiversity, and wildlife conservation.

http://depts.washington.edu/silkroad/index.html

This digital project is based on the historical phenomenon known as the Silk Road, which connected China with Eurasia and the Mediterranean for seventeen centuries of trade and cultural exchange. The collection provides access to a wide variety of sources including documents, maps, and artwork.

http://library.stanford.edu/mac/

This digital collection highlights the development of the Macintosh computer beginning in the 1960s in California’s Silicon Valley. The collection explores a wide range of topics including technological innovation, technical writing, marketing, user experience, and cultural impact.

http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/specialcollections/coll/pauling/bond/index.html

This digital project focuses on the work of Linus Pauling and the other scientists who discovered the nature of the chemical bond in the 1930s. The project provides access to Pauling’s own accounts of his work, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs. The most unique feature of the site is a day-by-day calendar of Pauling’s personal and professional activities between 1930 and 1939.

http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/cushman/index.jsp

This digital collection contains thousands of photographs taken by amateur artist, Charles Cushman, as he traveled the United States between 1938 and 1969. The collection also provides links to sources on Cushman’s life, work, and travels.

http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/SEAiT

This digital collection focuses on the histories and cultures of Southeast Asia by providing access to images and texts related to the region. The collection is especially strong in its coverage of Laos and the Philippines.

http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/MillsSpColl

This digital collection consists of a variety of primary and secondary sources on the history of modern music. The collection also includes an extensive selection of facsimiles of popular, patriotic, and folk sheet music.

http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/Literature

This digital collection contains a variety of literary texts in almost every genre ranging from the medieval period to the twentieth century. The collection includes an especially strong selection of the work of James Joyce as well as a number of international sources in original French and Spanish.

http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/HistSciTech

This digital collection contains primary and secondary source materials on the history of science and technology. Topics covered include animal and plant biology, engineering, natural history, microbiology, and ecology.

http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/History

This extensive digital collection provides access to a wide range of primary and secondary historical sources. Source types include documents, images, maps, and sound recordings. Subject matters range from local histories of Wisconsin to the histories and cultures of the United States, Europe, and Asia.

http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/FRUS

This series, which is produced by the State Department’s Office of the Historian and available in print from the Government Printing Office, is the official record of American foreign policy documents.  This digitized version covers the period from 1861-1957.

http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/EastAsian

This collection highlights images of East Asian history and culture, focusing on China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Subjects covered include war, religion, and the challenges of rural and urban life.

 

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