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AccuNet/Associated Press Multimedia Archive
Provides a sensory journey of photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning over 160 years of history. Student comprehension and recall skills will improve with visually stimulating imagery meant for use in research papers, theses, reports and PowerPoint presentations. Access is for one concurrent user. CU
Photographs of Colorado
The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences and Map Library
at the University of Colorado has a collection of aerial photographs
taken from 1938 through the 1970s. The collection consists of about
20,000 photographs in print and on film and is largely un-indexed.
This project was conceived as a way to provide access to the photographs
by digitizing and indexing them using a geographic information system.
The premier collection of digitized American primary
source material, from texts to photographs, created by the Library
Searchable database of more than 300,000 digital images and associated catalog data. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, and download images. CU
University of California's shared digital collections.
to the visual and oral record of Colorado's history, culture, government
and industry in full text and graphic content. Includes Colorado's Historic
Newspaper Collection and Heritage Colorado: Digital Collections of the
West and on Colorado's cultural, scientific and historical heritage.
Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection
A project of the Collaborative Digitization Program. Contains
historic Colorado newspapers that have been digitized and made accessible via the
Gender: 1450 - 1910 (Five Centuries of Advice Literature Online)
Searchable digital collection under development
by Adam Matthew Publications, covering advice literature to women, 1450
to 1910. This new online project "brings together approximately 50,000
images of original manuscript and printed material, including a strong
core of documents from the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Ephemeral material
such as ballads, cartoons and pamphlets are featured alongside diaries,
advice literature, medical journals, conduct books and periodicals." CU
Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
provides access to online resources for teaching and learning about the
Earth system at all education levels. The library includes course materials
such as lesson plans, modules, computer and field activities, assessments,
as well as images, scientific visualizations, software and data sets.
American Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800)
Page images and searchable full-text of Early American Imprints,
Series I. Evans. Covers every aspect of in 17th- and 18th-century American
life including history, literature, religion and foreign affairs. Upon
completion the database will consist of 36,000 titles. CU
American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)
Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the
United States, this primary source collection provides full-text access to
the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first
nineteen years of the nineteenth century. CU
A searchable database containing full text images of "original manuscripts and
printed material, 1492-1969, taken from libraries and archives around the world." It
covers Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Oceania and South Asia. CU
Landscape Architecture Image Resource
This shared image bank is a library of digital images related to landscape architecture that have been collected from a variety of sources. These images are available to anyone who would like to use them for educational purposes.
NYPL Digital Gallery
Provides access to over 275,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts , historical maps , vintage posters , rare prints and photographs , illustrated books , printed ephemera , and more.
Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)
A repository of electronic theses and dissertations.
National Science Digital
NSDL provides educational resources for science, technology, engineering
and mathematics education.
York Times 1857-1999 (Historical NYT) CU
Project Gutenberg is the oldest producer of free electronic books (eBooks or etexts) on the Internet. The collection of more than 15,000 eBooks was produced by hundreds of volunteers. Most of the Project Gutenberg eBooks are older literary works that are in the public domain in the United States. All may be freely downloaded and read, and redistributed for non-commercial use.
Times Digital Archive 1785-1985
Searchable access to the complete backfile of The Times ( London), available
in full page images. (For full text of the The Times since 1985, use LexisNexis
Academic or ProQuest
Congressional Serial Set
Digital version of the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the Reports,
Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Upon
completion, the digital version of the Serial Set will consist of approximately
13,800 volumes and over 12 million pages. CU
of Colorado Digital Sheet Music Collection
University of Colorado, Boulder, Music Library has a large sheet music collection
with approximately 150,000 items including examples from the late 18th through
the 20th centuries. This web site provides access to digital versions of
some of the categories of sheet music within our physical collections. The
sheet music digitized and presented here was originally published between
1890 and 1922.