The Electronic Text Center’s holdings include approximately 70,000 on- and off-line humanities texts in thirteen languages – English, French, German, Spanish, Latin, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Apache, Greek, Hebrew, Tibetan, Icelandic, Italian and Portuguese – with more than 350,000 related images (book illustrations, covers, manuscripts, newspaper pages, page images of Special Collections books, museum objects, etc.) Most etexts can now be accessed alongside the print collections in Virgo, the University of Virginia online library catalog.
15,000 Online Books -Hosted by the University of Michigan, this is a development project. The project represents their vision (as of today!) of the useful roles played by libraries and librarians as they might be performed on the Internet. In so doing, they hope to challenge the notions of what libraries are and should be in a distributed world, but also to demonstrate the value of that perspective in a chaotic, dynamic, but exciting and liberating environment.
Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
8,500 volumes- Antebellum through reconstruction documents. Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. For more details about the project, see About MoA. Making of America is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
This classics collection features several hundred works of classical Greek and Roman texts.