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The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920

The Library of Congress provides this interesting resource describing the evolution of the conservation movement between 1850 and 1920. The Website documents "the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage." Information provided here is based on hundreds of books, pamphlets, federal statutes, congressional resolutions,...

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/amrvhtml/conshome.html
The University of California Press E-books

The University of California (UC) presents electronic editions of over 50 academic titles in the fields of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian studies; Classics; Literature; and European History. The editions offer frames that include the text itself and a detailed table of contents. The texts are available free for online browsing and study, but, of course, cannot be downloaded. Those who...

https://www.ucpress.edu/ebooks.php
LC21: A Digital Strategy For the Library of Congress

This report, commissioned by the National Research Council and made available by the National Academy Press (last mentioned in the February 6, 1999 Scout Report) takes a hard look at the impact of digital information on the Library of Congress's traditional mission (and by implication, the mission of all US libraries) to collect, preserve, and make accessible the intellectual work of the American...

https://nap.nationalacademies.org/read/9940/chapter/1
LSU Digital Library

Lousiana State University's Digital Library, in partnership with the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Louisiana State Museum, makes two image databases available: The Preservation of Louisiana's Treasures Program, about 200 images of Southern fine art, primarily 20th-century paintings and photographs from the Roger Houston Ogden collection; and the Rowles Stereograph Collection, 386...

https://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/CC/digital
New Jersey Environmental Digital Library

Developed by the Scholarly Communication Center of Rutgers University Libraries, this site offers access to an impressive array of materials related to the New Jersey environment. The scope of the collection is quite broad, including citizen information, technical reports, photographic tours, and even some full-length videos. In addition, many of the items in the digital library are ephemeral or...

https://njedl.rutgers.edu/
Components of an NSDL Architecture: Technical Scope and Functional Model

The National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) ongoingeffort to build a comprehensive science digital library. This resource authored by David Fulker and Greg Janée (published in January 2002 arXiv Report) outlines the technical architecture for NSDL and defines the "technical scope and a functional model."...

https://arxiv.org/abs/cs/0201027
Core Services in the Architecture of the National Digital Library for Science Education (NSDL)

The National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) ongoingeffort to build a comprehensive science digital library." This resource by Carl Lagoze et al. describes the interoperability structure for this initial stage of NSDL's development. Issues of heterogenous metadata management in a central repository,...

https://arxiv.org/abs/cs/0201025
Kentuckiana Digital Library

A new offering from the Kentucky Virtual Library, Kentuckiana Digital Library (KDL) is "a digital library of primary sources and access aids selected by Kentucky archivists representing 15 Kentucky colleges, universities, libraries and historical society repositories." For those scholars and researchers interested in Kentucky's past, KDL gives ample materials at which to look: photographs,...

https://kdl.kyvl.org/
Cleveland Digital Library: Virtual Cleveland History

Produced and maintained by the Special Collections staff of the Cleveland State University Library, the Virtual Cleveland History Web site is a fantastic omnibus of well-organized links to online historical resources about the greater Cleveland area. Within the site, the links are organized into four broad categories: date, format, location, and subject. The subject categories include real estate,...

http://web.ulib.csuohio.edu/speccoll/cdl/
University of Missouri-Columbia Libraries: Digital Library Collections

For the past few years, the staff of the Special Collections Division at the University of Missouri at Columbia have been scanning a number of important texts, and creating a rather helpful collection of online materials contained within this site. Many of the texts available here are early accounts of local and regional history, including William Bryan's recollections of the pioneer families of...

https://libraryguides.missouri.edu/MUDigitalLibrary/migratio...
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