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View Resource Rare Map Collection: Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library

One of the more impressive historical map sites on the Internet is: the Rare Map Collection at the Hargrett Library, University of Georgia. Hargrett's collection contains hundreds of images, and, as might be expected, specializes in Georgia historical maps. However, it also contains many national and international maps from the early new world, colonial, US Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary...

http://www.libs.uga.edu/darchive/hargrett/maps/maps.html
View Resource National Library of Canada: Digital Library of Canada

This site, provided by the National Library of Canada (discussed in the July 5, 1996 Scout Report) contains a virtual treasure chest of Canadiana. Highlights include Canada Speaks, biographical information and selected speeches by Canadian Prime Ministers since 1867; Canadian Confederation, information on the interplay between the American Civil War and Canadian Confederation; the Glenn Gould...

http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/
View Resource California Digital Library: A Co-library of the Campuses of the University of California

On January 20, 1999, the California Digital Library (CDL) opened its "digital doors" through which users can access the online library catalogs of the University of California system, as well as an array of digital resources such as indexes and databases, electronic journals and texts, archival finding aids, and digitized photographs and images. The CDL is intended primarily for University of...

https://www.cdlib.org/
View Resource Wright Air Development Center

The Galvin Library at Illinois Institute of Technology hosts this site serving as a digital repository for publications and news from the Wright Air Development Center (WADC) of the Wright-Patterson Airforce Base. The Historical Overview section contains a timeline of important events at the WADC, black-and-white images of the aircrafts designed there, and a hyperlinked "Reference Shelf" of...

http://contrails.iit.edu/
View Resource Wright American Fiction (1851-1875)

The Indiana University Digital Library Program recently unveiled this collection of American fiction that attempts to include every novel published in the United States from 1851 to 1875. It includes "works by well known writers such as Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville, along with a great many forgotten authors, whose works may have been very popular in...

http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/TEIgeneral/welcome.do?brand=...
View Resource OAlster

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...

https://www.oclc.org/en/oaister.html
View Resource The New Zealand Digital Library

This fine Website provides searchable access to a number of voluminous document collections from diverse sources around the world in the fields of history, humanitarian and global development, computer science, music, and literature. These databases are chock full of documents, reports, articles, bibliographies, periodicals, and audio/ video files. The Website's searching and browsing interfaces...

http://www.nzdl.org/cgi-bin/library.cgi
View Resource Remembering Harold: Photographs from the Harold Washington Archives and Collections

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, the late Harold Washington made history in 1983 when he was elected mayor after receiving 51 percent of the vote. Given the city's racial segregation and at times tumultuous race relations, the victory was considered a major accomplishment in the annals of Chicago history. Drawing on the collections held by the Chicago Public Library, this online...

https://www.chipublib.org/archival_subject/harold-washington...
View Resource Perseus Digital Library: Perseus Lookup Tool

The Perseus Project (last discussed in the January 1, 1999 Scout Report) in April 2000 announced the second illustrated Web catalog produced in conjunction with the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston. This release is a catalog of over 750 ancient coins, added to the Perseus Coin Catalog. The coins appear along with coins from other collections, images, and encyclopedia entries returned via keyword...

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/search?redirect=true&x=9...
View Resource The Ecology and Natural Resources Collection

Developed by the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections group, the Ecology and Natural Resources Collection Web site brings together writings about research in ecology and natural resources conducted by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff, along with unique or valuable titles in these fields from the holdings of the University of Wisconsin Libraries. While titles will continue to be...

https://uwdc.library.wisc.edu/collections/EcoNatRes/PassPige...
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