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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
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15,219
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5.6M
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Books contributed from the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection held in the Lincoln Library, Allen County Public Library ., Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Folkscanomy: Books on Film and Cinema
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287
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511,442
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
Otto Schneid Papers
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850
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51,973
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Otto Schneid, born in Jablunkova, Czechoslovakia, January 30, 1900, was an art historian, professor, writer, and artist. During the 1930s he began work on a dictionary of twentieth century Jewish artists to be published in Vienna in 1938, but the plates were confiscated by the Nazis. In 1939 he went to Palestine (Israel) as a research student at Jerusalem University. From 1948-1960 he taught art history at the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), Haifa, and continued to write about art....
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John Carter Brown Library - German Collection
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1,620
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444,358
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The interest of German writers and readers in the Western Hemisphere dates back to the earliest narratives of the transatlantic Encounter. One of the first Latin editions of the Columbus letter was printed at Basel in 1493, and a German translation appeared in print in 1497. By the late sixteenth century, German publishers were issuing American travel narratives in impressive series. The biological and mineral resources of the Americas had a substantial impact on German science, and the...
The Boston Library Consortium
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83,964
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75M
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Books from the Boston Library Consortium . See a Tag Cloud for the Boston Library Consortium collection.
Irish Studies
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1,202
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104,583
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Irish Studies books and periodicals from the Boston College Libraries.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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210,946
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129.5M
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Inspiring discovery through free access to biodiversity knowledge. | The Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of...
Community Texts
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848,514
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1.7B
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by Internet Archive
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These books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book ! For more information and how-to please see help.archive.org/hc/en-us/articles/360002360111-Uploading-A-Basic-Guide Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded Find books by language: Afar Books Afrikaans Books Akan Books Albanian Books Arabic Books Armenian Books Aymara Books Azerbaijan Books Balochi Books Bambara...
Topic: Texts
University of Toronto
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427,254
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2.3M
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The University of Toronto Library , one of the top 3 Research and Academic Libraries in North America, hosts a scanning center that is leveraged by many Canadian libraries. Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. With more than 75,000 students across three campuses (St. George,...
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Materials from the Research Library, Getty Research Institute located in Los Angeles, CA. The Photography Incunabula Collection at the Getty Research Institute includes books from the 1840s through the 1870s, which are illustrated primarily with salted paper prints or albumen prints. These were the first photographic media viable for publication purposes yet the production of such books was very labor-intensive: the images were printed individually from paper or glass negatives and then mounted...
Gaelic Books
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2,153
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2.6M
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Books in Gaelic and relating to Gaelic topics contributed by the National Library of Scotland .
The Medical Heritage Library
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303,301
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62.2M
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The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized...
Topics: historic medical books, history of medicine
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Sets of volumes of compiled knowledge.
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University of Michigan Books
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209,138
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4.8M
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Book from the collections of The University of Michigan.
Folkscanomy: Chess Books
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34
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213,227
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
Community Data
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247,525
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1.6B
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A collection of data and miscellaneous media donated by individuals to the Internet Archive.
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The Ingalls Library and Museum Archives offers comprehensive access to art information and serves the general public, students from every school and degree level, independent researchers, and all museum departments. With more than 500,000 volumes of scholarly publications in many languages covering all periods and geographic areas of art history, and institutional records and manuscript collections, the library has been the museum’s foundation for research since opening in 1916. For more...
Topic: ClevelandMuseumOfArt
Folkscanomy History: Books of a Historical Nature
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6,772
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1.2M
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
Universal Library
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120,021
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86.4M
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The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate books. The...
Warren Publishing Archive
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368
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856,246
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Warren Publishing was an American magazine company founded by James Warren, who published his first magazines in 1957 and continued in the business for decades. Magazines published by Warren include After Hours, Creepy, Eerie, Famous Monsters of Filmland, Help!, and Vampirella. Initially based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the company relocated by 1965 to New York City, New York. Begun by James Warren, Warren Publishing's initial publications were the horror-fantasy-science fiction movie...
Microfilm
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174,921
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69.3M
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Take a picture, it will last longer As books become old and begin to fall apart, librarians depend on microform to preserve their content for the future. Tiny photographs on long strips of film (microfilm) or small cards of film (microfiche) are all that remain of hundreds of thousands of documents that have disintegrated over the last century. While microfilm is perfect for storing and protecting this material, it is a does not allow for much access. In following its mission to provide...
Folkscanomy: Erotica and Sexuality
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520
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2M
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a  portmanteau  of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as...
Thomas Fisher Chapbook Collection
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725
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66,480
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Thomas Fisher Chapbook Collection
Gerard Arthus - Books and Items
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4,210
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1.2M
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by Gerard Arthus
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This Collection will contain books, personal writing, documents and miscellaneous items uploaded by Gerard Arthus; its purpose is to preserve the interests, thoughts and ideas of the creator of the collection. These items will represent the foundation for a database which could be used in the future as a means to upload and restore the consciousness of this individual. Unfortunately too many individuals who control the reins of power in our so-called Amerikan Democracy could care less about the...
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McGill University Library
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17,045
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1.7M
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The McGill University Library holds more than seven million items in its various collections, which are located in numerous branches across McGill’s downtown and Macdonald campuses. Receiving over 5 million visits annually, and millions more visits online, it is an invaluable support system for the McGill community, with rich collections, comprehensive information resources, innovative services and attractive, comfortable facilities. For more information: www.mcgill.ca/library/ Materials for...
Topic: McGill University Library Digitized Title
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
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14,530
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8.1M
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Massachusetts Libraries.
Comic Books and Graphic Novels
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34,591
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14.1M
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Collections of Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Topic: comics
the Sir Walter Raleigh collection
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20
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16,833
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A collection of materials relating to Sir Walter Raleigh.
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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640
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780,335
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Established in 1962, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library is one of the major art history reference libraries in the country. Free and open year-round on weekdays, the Clark Library is – rare among research collections – open to the public without qualification. Focusing on post-medieval art, the Clark Library’s collection is outstanding in Italian and Northern Renaissance, Baroque, and French nineteenth-century, history of photography, and contemporary art fields and is...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
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948
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175,332
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The McGill Library's Chapbook Collection contains over nine hundred British and American chapbooks published in the 18th and 19th centuries. This digital collection was created by identifying and digitizing volumes from the The Sheila R. Bourke Collection of Children's Literature, the Children's Books Collection and the main McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collection . As new titles are acquired and added to the collection they will be digitized and added to our digital collection...
Topic: McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
Digital Transgender Archive
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391
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453,507
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Books contributed by Digital Transgender Archive .
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Books included from the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Strengths are in areas of textile education, textile manufacturing and design, local history (Fall River and New Bedford and surrounding communities), and local ethnic communities including Portuguese, French-Canadian and Jewish.
Amazing Stories Magazine
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708
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428,951
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Amazing Stories is an American science fiction magazine launched in April 1926 by Hugo Gernsback's Experimenter Publishing. It was the first magazine devoted solely to science fiction. Science fiction stories had made regular appearances in other magazines, including some published by Gernsback, but Amazing helped define and launch a new genre of pulp fiction. Amazing was published, with some interruptions, for almost eighty years, going through a half-dozen owners and many editors as it...
Cornell University Library
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76,248
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66.8M
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The originals of these books are in the Cornell University Library . The majority were digitized in 2008 with funding by Microsoft Corporation. Scanning was performed by Kirtas Technologies; OCR was performed by, and derivative formats created by, the Internet Archive. Other digitizing projects followed, adding to this collection. One such project included books and journals in the life sciences and natural history for the purposes of being added to the Biodiversity Heritage Library or...
PanLex
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446
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43,999
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Published and manuscript works documenting translations among the lexemes of the world's least-known languages. These are works consulted by the PanLex Project of The Long Now Foundation, in its effort to make it possible for everybody to understand, via translation, any word in any language in the world.
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts
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13
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5,537
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The major part of this distinguished collection is comprised of religious and devotional texts, but there are also a number of secular and scientific titles. Many are superbly illuminated with exquisite miniatures illustrating the codices and single leaves. Some noteworthy volumes include a 10th-century Lectionary from the Benedictine Abbey of St. Allyre in Clermont, the earliest codex in New England; a Spanish Psalter consisting of 14 miniatures on vellum by Simon Bening, the most famous...
Boston Public Library
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56,140
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44.1M
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Books contributed by the Boston Public Library . Established in 1848 by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States. In 1839, French ventriloquist M. Nicholas Marie Alexandre Vattemare became the original advocate for a public library in Boston when he proposed the idea of a book and prints exchange between American and French libraries. The Mayor of the City of Boston, Josiah Quincy,...
California Digital Library
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191,917
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228.4M
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The California Digital Library supports the assembly and creative use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of California libraries and the communities they serve. In addition, the CDL provides tools that support the construction of online information services for research, teaching, and learning, including services that enable the UC libraries to effectively share their materials and provide greater access to digital content.
Internet Archive Books
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1,103,304
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49.2M
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Books contributed by the Internet Archive.
Topic: internet archive books
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
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161
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395,875
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Iter, meaning a journey or a path in Latin, is a not-for-profit research project with partners in Toronto (the headquarters), New York City, and Tempe. Iter was created for the advancement of learning in the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700) through the development of online resources. Iter is a not-for-profit partnership of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) at Arizona State University , the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance...
JSTOR Early Journal Content
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452,031
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45.5M
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The JSTOR Early Journal Content is a selection of journal materials published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere. It includes discourse and scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences - nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals. It was uploaded to the Internet Archive in 2013. JSTOR Early Journal Content has been freely available at www.jstor.org since September 2011. Early Journal Content is updated...
Sweet Briar College
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1,014
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933,696
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Materials from Sweet Briar College Archives. Sweet Briar College was chartered in 1901. Materials in this collection reflect the growth and history of the college.
Topic: keywords
Catholic texts
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2,239
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554,121
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Public domain Roman Catholic books.
Topics: Christian saints, Catholic church
Family History Library
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1,156
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3.6M
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by Family History Library
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Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University Family History Library
The Magazine Rack
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165,335
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82.9M
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The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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214,580
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267.6M
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The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university. Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items. The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in...
Public Library of India
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422,791
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58.8M
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by Public Resource
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This collection is maintained by Public Resource and contains resources pertaining to India. For other India collections we maintain, please visit the Bharat Ek Khoj page.
Early European Books
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14,547
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2.1M
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This user-uploaded collection of Early European Books contains many works printed in Europe before 1701, from some of the most prestigious historical libraries of Europe, including The Kongelige Bibliotek (Royal Library, Copenhagen) , The Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (National Central Library of Florence, Italy) , The Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands) , and The Wellcome Library, London .
Men's Magazines: 1970s and Beyond
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2,039
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4.1M
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by Various
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Men's Magazines: 1970s and Beyond.
University of Florida Duplicates
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3,629
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5.3M
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University of Florida Duplicates
Topic: University of Florida
Boston University Theses
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4,507
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596,807
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Boston University theses and dissertations from inception through 1950 inclusive. Material provided by the Mugar Memorial Library , BU's main humanities and social science library and part of the Boston University Libraries System .
by National Agricultural Library
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This online collection features selected catalogs mainly from American nursery companies. For an overview of the entire collection, visit the Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection , a part of the National Agricultural Library's Special Collections .
FEDLINK - United States Federal Collection
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261,187
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45.6M
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The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal library and information staff. FEDLINK serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures and technologies that affect federal...
The Library of Congress
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163,193
ITEMS
82.8M
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Question or comment about digitized items from the Library of Congress that are presented on this website? Please use the Library of Congress  Ask a Librarian form . The  Library of Congress  is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online. It is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. Explore...
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
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495,506
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89.6M
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
US National Library of Medicine
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21,289
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4.3M
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The National Library of Medicine (NLM), in Bethesda, Maryland, is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Since its founding in 1836, NLM has played a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice. It is the world's largest biomedical library and the developer of electronic information services that deliver trillions of bytes of data to millions of users every day. Scientists, health professionals, and the public in...
American Libraries
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3,016,485
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1.7B
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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft , Yahoo! , The Sloan Foundation , and others.
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The Thomas Pennant Barton Collection is acknowledged as one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in a public institution focusing on the writings of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries. The collection was the first in the United States to include the first four folios of the collected works of William Shakespeare, as well as some 45 early quarto editions of individual plays, many published during Shakespeare’s lifetime. As the preeminent Shakespeare collection from...
Topics: shakespeare, Thomas Pennant Barton, Boston Public Library
Early English Playbooks, 1594-1799
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659
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60,548
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Comprised chiefly of individual editions of English stage plays issued between 1594 and 1799, the Boston Public Library's collection of early English playbooks is extensive and diverse. Numbering well over 1,500 items, the collection also includes masques, pageants, and other dramatic entertainments. Critical funding to support long-term preservation of and enhanced public access to Boston Public Library collections, including this one, was provided by the Associates of the Boston Public...
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The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and...
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
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91
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179,059
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The mission of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research is to document the history of Southern California and the Los Angeles metropolitan region through oral history interviews. In addition to interviews conducted by its own staff, the center accepts donated interviews that enhance its collecting areas. Its staff members also undertake selected grant-funded projects that cover subjects beyond the Southern California area.
MoMA Library
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458
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1.2M
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The Museum of Modern Art Library is a comprehensive collection devoted to modern and contemporary art. The noncirculating collection documents painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, photography, architecture, design, performance, video, film, and emerging art forms from 1880 to the present. The Museum of Modern Art Library is a founding member of the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC). NYARC is a collaborative program of the Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn...