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An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

Created by the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress as part of its American Memory digitized library project, this site will eventually offer "28,000 primary source items dating from the seventeenth century to the present," covering "key events and eras in American history." The current site offers "fifty items from fourteen American states, the District of...
Meeting of Frontiers

Recently announced by the Library of Congress (LOC), this bilingual (Russian and English) site explores "the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest." Comprising some 70,000 images from the Library's rare book, manuscript, map,...
Guide to Digital Resources for the Humanities 2000

The CTI (Computers in Teaching Initiative) Center for Textual Studies in the United Kingdom launched in February this web version of their Guide to Digital Resources for the Humanities 2000, but only recently posted its first installment of significant content: "Starting points on the Internet," by Frances Condron. This webliographic essay takes readers through the major digital libraries and...

The description section of the OAIster Project offers a detailed introduction of the project and its primary objectives. Standing for Open Archives Initiative, OAIster is an ongoing, collective effort on the part of librarians and other information service professionals to increase access to Web-based resources not currently retrievable by existing search engines. While of critical interest to...
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections: Learning Resources

Among the major research universities in the Midwest, the University of Wisconsin has some of the best digital collections. The collections span Badger State history, textiles, human ecology, and American military history. This particular site brings together a trove of learning resources designed to be used in conjunction with the digital materials. The Subject Guides list links to particular...