List of digital library projects


List of digital library projects

This is a list of projects related to digital libraries.

General collections

* AccessMyLibrary
* AJOL - African Journals OnLine - free multidisciplinary database of peer-reviewed, African-published academic journals.
* Arts and Humanities Data Service - Images, texts and datasets largely collected from UK universities
* British Library
* Center for Research Libraries_(CRL)
* Digital Library of Georgia
* DELOS - European Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries
* DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals
* The European Library
* Free in India Books - A collection of Indian libraries of Free Books
* Google Book Search
* Harvard University Library Digital Initiative
* ibiblio
* Indiana University Digital Library Program
* The Internet Archive
* JournalServer - an international initiative to create a free digital library of academic journals
* JSTOR - page image archive of important scholarly journals, with searchable OCR text.
* Library of Congress Digital Library project
* Making of America collections
* Michael: "Multilingual Inventory of Cultural Heritage in Europe" is a project funded by the European Commission to give access to digital collections in European archives, museums and libraries.
* Michigan Digitization Project
* The Million Book Project aims to digitise a million public domain books by 2007.
* National Academies Press as of June 2006 had more than 3600 books freely available in open access formats
* National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
* National Library for the Blind
* The New York Public Library NYPL Digital Gallery
* The OSU Library Electronic Publishing Center
* Online Book Initiative
* The Online Books Page - while not a digital library itself, provides an extensive list of digital book available online.
* Traditional Knowledge Digital Library - repository of the traditional knowledge of India, setup to protect the ancient and traditional knowledge of the country from exploitation such as Unethical patents and monopolization
* Online Text Library of the University of Texas at Austin
* Open Content Alliance
* Open University Library
* Oxford Text Archive
* Pandora Archive
* Perseus Project
* Project Gutenberg Australia is an associate to PG, providing texts under Australian copyright law.
* Project Gutenberg - founded by Michael Hart in 1971, was the first project to create a library of freely available online texts.
* Project Noolaham
* Questia Online Library
* Rare Book Room
* The Text Creation Partnership's three collections (EEBO/TCP, ECCO/TCP, Evans/TCP)
* UK Web Archiving Consortium (UKWAC)
* Universal Digital Library
* The University of Michigan Library Digital Library Production Service
* The University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
* Vidyanidhi Digital Library, University of Mysore, India
* Virtually Missouri - Digital collections from Missouri libraries, museums, and cultural institutions
* The World Wide Web Virtual Library
* Wikibooks is a digital library of new books edited in a similar way to Wikipedia.
* Wikisource is a digital library of out of copyright books edited in a similar way to Wikipedia.
* Wired for Books A project of the WOUB Center for Public Media at Ohio University.
* World Digital Library, by the Library of Congress

pecific Themes (alphabetical)

A

Accounting

* Digital Accounting Collection

Avant-Garde

* [http://www.avantgardeproject.org/ Avant Garde Project] Music
* [http://www.ubu.com UbuWeb] Poetry, music, writing, film and video.

Agriculture

* United States National Agricultural Library

Anthropology

* Digital Himalaya

B

Biology

*The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online

C

Computer Science

* CiteSeer : A Scientific Literature Digital Library now hosted at the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University]
* DBLP
* The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

D

E

Economics

* Austrian Economics Litrature from the Ludwig von Mises Institute [http://mises.org/literature.aspx]
* Liberty Fund's Library of Economics and Liberty [http://www.econlib.org/]
* Liberty Fund's Online Library of Liberty [http://oll.libertyfund.org/]

Education

* MERLOT online community [http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm]

Engineering

* NALANDA

F

Fine Arts

* [http://visualarts.ahds.ac.uk AHDS (Arts and Humanities Data Service) Visual Arts]
* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H11 British Academy Portal - History of Art and Music]
* Dada Library [http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/dada/index.html]
* Journals at Artsource [http://www.ilpi.com/artsource/journals.html]
* Mary Reynolds Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago [http://www.artic.edu/reynolds/index.php]
* Michigan State University Fine Arts Library [http://www.lib.msu.edu/coll/main/finearts/]
* History of garden design - [http://www.gardenvisit.com/garden_history/garden_history_world.htm Garden History Online Library]

Folklore and Legends

* [http://bestoflegends.org/ Legends]

Food

* [http://www.foodnetbase.com/ FOODnetBASE]

Forced Migration

* [http://www.forcedmigration.org/ Forced Migration Online]

G

Geology

* USGS U.S. Geological Survey - texts online [http://pubs.usgs.gov/products/books/]

Scotland

* [http://gdl.cdlr.strath.ac.uk/ Glasgow Digital Library] - based at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The GDL provides free access to unique resources for the citizens of Glasgow and elsewhere. It comprises original collections on a variety of topics related to Glasgow and Scotland including Socialism, Railways, the Scottish Parliament, Mountaineering and Antarctic Exploration.

Gnosticism

* The Gnostic Society Library [http://www.gnosis.org/library.html]

Government and Politics

* UNESCO [http://unesdoc.unesco.org/ulis/index.html]
* American Government Document Search Tools
* The Anarchist Library [http://flag.blackened.net/daver/anarchism/]
* Spunk Anarchist Library [http://www.spunk.org/]
* The Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy [http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm]
* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=S5 British Academy Portal - Political Studies: Political Theory, Government and International Relations]
* [http://digital.library.unt.edu/browse/department/govdocs/cybercemetery/ The Cyber Cemetery] , an archive of websites of defunct U.S. Government agencies
* Marxists Internet Archive [http://www.marxists.org/]
** Marx and Engels Internet Archive [http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/]
* J. V. Stalin Internet Library [http://www.marx2mao.org/Stalin/Index.html]
* The Mondo Politico Library [http://www.mondopolitico.com/library/]
* BOPCRIS - the British Official Publications Collaborative Reader Information Service Search and browse information from British Official Publications over the period 1688-1995 [http://www.bopcris.ac.uk/]
* European Union documents [http://europa.eu.int/comm/publications/index_en.htm]
* People in Action [http://peopleinaction.info/onlinebooks/]

H

Harvard Classics

* Harvard Classics - [http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/Harvard_Classics_Available_at_MobileRead Harvard Classics at MobileRead in E-Book Form]

Health Care

* Health Care at NIST [http://nvl.nist.gov/nvl2.cfm?dynamic=res_subj&subjectid=62]

History

* [http://www.dlfaquifer.org American Social History Online] 19th and 20th century primary resources-- from Digital Library Federation
* European NAvigator - First Digital Library on the history of a united Europe.
* On This Day
* Cornell University Library "Windows on the Past" [http://historical.library.cornell.edu/]
* Internet History Sourcebooks [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/]
* [http://labyrinth.georgetown.edu/]
* The Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
* British Academy Portal [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/]
**Some historical sections: [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H1 Classical Antiquity] [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H8 Medieval Studies: History and Literature] [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H9 Early Modern History to C1800] [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H10 Modern History from C1800]
* [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online] Core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust
* Carrie an early full text electronic library
* [http://www.cfmemory.org/ Central Florida Memory] is a unique digital collection where visitors can discover the history of Central Florida.
* Cleveland Memory Project (CMP) [http://www.ClevelandMemory.org] - on-line resources about the history of Cleveland, Ohio and Northeast Ohio.
*
* Hamilton College Library Digital Collections (American Civil War) [http://library.hamilton.edu/collections/]
* Hanover Historical Texts Project - [http://history.hanover.edu/project.html]
* Historical Text Archive (HTA) [http://historicaltextarchive.com]
* The Kansas Collection - "Letting the voices of the past be heard . . . " [http://www.kancoll.org/]
* Marin County Free Library California Room Digital Archive - Oral histories with audio clips, digital photograph albums on Marin County and Bay Area history, Frank Lloyd Wright resources, and more [http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/kentmain.html]
* Medievel and Modern Thought Text Digitization Project [http://standish.stanford.edu/bin/page?forward=home]
* New England Historic Photographs Archive - A searchable archive of glass plate historic photographs from the New England area in the USA.
* Ohio's Heritage Northeast (OHNE) [http://www.OhiosHeritageNortheast.org] - searches the on-line local history projects of six participating libraries in Northeast Ohio.
* [http://texashistory.unt.edu The Portal to Texas History] Embark on a voyage of discovery . . .
* [http://historion.net/ Historion]
* Wisconsin Heritage Online [http://wisconsinheritage.org] , a collaborative statewide portal to Wisconsin's history.
* [http://sceti.library.upenn.edu/index.cfm Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image] - various collections of rare books, manuscripts, papyri, photographs and sheet music

Homeland Security

* Homeland Security at NIST [http://nvl.nist.gov/nvl2.cfm?dynamic=res_subj&subjectid=75]
* [http://www.hsdl.org Homeland Security Digital Library] at Naval Postgraduate School's [http://www.chds.us/ Center for Homeland Defense & Security]

Humanities and Social Sciences

* Humanities Text Collection from University of Michigan [http://www.hti.umich.edu/]
* [http://www.humbul.ac.uk/ Humbul Humanities Hub] , See Humbul
* British Academy Portal [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/]
* Voice of the Shuttle [http://vos.ucsb.edu/ (Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara)]

Human Rights

* Project Diana - Online Human Rights Archive [http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diana/index.html]

I

Indian Digital Library

* [http://dli.iiit.ac.in/ Digital Library of India]
Indian Digital Library (lakshman)

Islamic libraries

* [http://al-islam.org Al-Islam.org] Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project (Ahlul Bayt DILP) is the largest Islamic digital library on the Internet, hosting 4500+ resources.

J

K

L

Language

* Wordtheque - Word by word multilingual library [http://www.wordtheque.com/owa-wt/new_wordtheque.main?lang=en&source=search]
* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H5 Early Modern Languages and Literature to c. 1800]
* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H6 British Academy Portal - Modern Languages and Literature from c. 1800]
* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H4 British Academy Portal - Linguistics and Philology]
* Medievel and Modern Thought Text Digitization Project - including CSLI publications [http://standish.stanford.edu/bin/page?forward=home]
* [http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/texte.htm The TITUS (Thesaurus of Indo-European Texts and Language Materials) database] , which aims to prepare all textual material relevant for Indo-European Studies (including Middle Iranian, Tocharian etc.) in electronic form for analysis


=Chinese=

* Center for Research Libraries_(CRL): Edward Hunter (1902-1978) collection


=Dutch Language Libraries=

Literature
* Digital library for Dutch literature [http://www.dbnl.org/ Official website] Government-funded digital library project.
* Project Laurens Janszoon Coster [http://cf.hum.uva.nl/dsp/ljc/english.html Official website] A collection of Dutch high literature; no longer maintained since 2001.
* Collection of Dutch books on [http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/languages/nl Project Gutenberg]
* Collections of Dutch books on the [http://www.kb.nl/ Nationale Library of the Netherlands] website; see [http://www.kb.nl/menu/collecties.html Special Collections] for the majority of works available.
* Collections of Dutch books on the [http://www.geheugenvannederland.nl/ Memory of the Netherlands] website; see [http://www.geheugenvannederland.nl/?/nl/themas/kunst_en_cultuur/literatuur Art and Culture - Literature] for the majority of works available.
* [http://www.literatuurgeschiedenis.nl/ History of Literature] National Dutch, Flemish and West-European medieval literature from 500 - 1500.
* [http://www.biblioo.nl/ Biblioo] Free e-books on various subjects.
* [http://www.inghist.nl/ Institute about Dutch History] see [http://www.inghist.nl/Onderzoek/Projecten/BWN Biographies] and the [http://www.inghist.nl/retro/ Encyclopedia] of 450 total and 6 digital separate books on Dutch history for the majority of works.
* Collection of Dutch writings on [http://wess.lib.byu.edu/index.php/Dutch_Literature_and_Language Western European Studies Section: Dutch Literature and Language]
* [http://www.uba.uva.nl/digitale_bibliotheek Library of the university of Amsterdam] has 10,000 [http://digitaal.uba.uva.nl/V?func=file&file_name=e-boeken free e-books] about most scientific disciplines in Dutch and English.Essays and articles
* [http://statbel.fgov.be/studies/thesis_nl.asp?t=view Digital library of studies, reports, articles, end essays and doctorate essays] .
* [http://www.narcis.info/index/tab/darenet/Language/NL/ NARCIS: DAREnet] Scientific texts.
* [http://www.statengeneraaldigitaal.nl/ Staten-Generaal Digital] chamber reports, chamber pieces and chamber questions of the Upper Chamber and the House of Commons in the period 1984 up to 1995.Newspapers
* [http://kranten.kb.nl/index.html Historical newspapers in view] 4 newspapers: "het Centrum", "de Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant", "het Vaderland" and "het Volk" from 1910 - 1945.
* [http://www.zeeuwsebibliotheek.nl/diensten/zdc/krantenbankzeeland Krantenbank Zeeland] 5 newspapers (1795 - 1998) from the Dutch province of Zeeland.
*The [http://www.groene.nl/archief newspaper archive] (1877 - 1940) of the independant Amsterdam newspaper (the) [http://www.groene.nl/ De Groene Amsterdamer] Media
* [http://portal.beeldengeluid.nl/ Sound and Image] Collection of digital sound, music, film and images.
* [http://www.anpfotoarchief.nl/ ANP Historic Foto Archive] Foto and images.
* [http://www.geheugenvannederland.nl Memory of the Netherlands] Collection of digital sound, music, film and images.
* [http://www.filmenfotobank-nb.nl/ Film and Foto Archive - Noord-Brabant] has more than 100,000 pictures and 250 films about the Dutch province of northern Brabant.
* [http://beeldbank.nationaalarchief.nl/ Image Bank] of the [http://www.nationaalarchief.nl/ National Archive] website.
* [http://www.kerkeninbeeld.nl/ Churches Framed] 60,000 images of Dutch churches.
* [http://beeldbank.amsterdam.nl/ Image archive of Amsterdam] has more than 250,000 pictures in her archive.Digitization projects
* [http://www.den.nl/english/ Digitaal Erfgoed Nederland (DEN)] Has a list of [http://www.den.nl/projectenbank/ digitization projects] in Dutch.


=Early English Language Libraries=

* EEBO - Early English Books Online

French Language Libraries

* l'Association des Bibliophiles Universels digitizes French texts in the public domain. [http://abu.cnam.fr/ ABU: la Bibliotheque Universelle]
* [http://www.europeana.eu/ Europeana] - French contribution to the European Digital Library
* Gallica [http://gallica.bnf.fr/] - French digital library
* [http://bibliotheq.net/ Bibliotheq.net]
* [http://www.cyberlibris.fr/ Cyberlibris Famili]
* [http://www.cyberlibris.com/ Cyberlibris Academia]
* [http://cognito.cyberlibris.fr/ Cyberlibris Cognito]

German language Libraries

* [http://www.biblio.tu-bs.de/ University Library] at Brunswick, Lower Saxony
* [http://www.dandelon.com] - crosslingual, semantic retrieval
* DigBib.Org [http://www.digbib.org/] - a small collection of freely available literature in the German language
* [http://www.e-text.org/ e-text.org]
* University of Göttingen [http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/en/index.html]
* [http://www.literature.at/webinterface/library Austrian literature online]
* Projekt Gutenberg-DE [http://gutenberg.spiegel.de/]
* zeno.org [http://www.zeno.org/]


=Germanic language Libraries=

* [http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~kurisuto/germanic/language_resources.html Germanic Lexicon Project] - ancient languages including Anglo-Saxon, Gothic, Icelandic ...


=Greek Language Libraries=

* [http://anemi.lib.uoc.gr/ Anemi, The Digital Library of Modern Greek Studies]
* [http://xantho.lis.upatras.gr/kosmopolis/ Kosmopolis - A Digital Collection of 19th and early 20th century Greek Journals]
* [http://www.hhhh.org/perseant/libellus/ Project Libellus]
* Perseus Project
* [http://www.textkit.com/ Textkit - provider of free and downloadable Greek and Latin grammars and readers]
* [http://www.tlg.uci.edu/ TLG - Thesaurus Linguae Graecae]

Hebrew Language Libraries

* Project Ben-Yehuda digitizes Hebrew classics.

Hungarian language libraries

* [http://www.elib.hu Hungarian Electronic Library]
* [http://www.epa.hu Electronic Periodical Archives and Database]
* [http://www.neumann-haz.hu/en National Digital Data Archive]


=Indonesian Digital Library Network=

* [http://www.indonesiadln.org IndonesiaDLN]

Italian language libraries

*Biblioteca Italiana http://www.bibliotecaitaliana.it/
* [http://www.liberliber.it Progetto Manuzio] hosts over 900 public-domain texts
* [http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/efts/IWW/ Italian Women Writers] at the University of Chicago
* [http://www.e-biblioteca.it/ E-Biblioteca] hosts over 2.000 public-domain texts

Japanese Language Libraries

* Aozora Bunko digitized Japanese language texts.
* Project Sugita Genpaku translating any text without permission, if there is no copyright trouble. Commercial use of texts is also allowed.

Latin Language Libraries

* Armarium Labyrinthi: Labyrinth Latin Bookcase [http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/library/latin/latin-lib.html]
* Internet History Sourcebooks Project [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/]
* The Latin Library [http://www.thelatinlibrary.com]
* [http://www.forumromanum.org/literature/ The Latin Literature at Forum Romanum]
* [http://meta.montclair.edu/ Montclair Electronic Text Archive]
* Perseus Project [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/]
* [http://www.hhhh.org/perseant/libellus/ Project Libellus]

Middle English Language Libraries

* [http://www.hti.umich.edu/c/cme/ Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse]
* [http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/teams/tmsmenu.htm TEAMS Middle English Texts]

Nordic languages libraries

* Project Runeberg is a project for the Nordic language texts, started in 1992.
* [http://www.vifanord.de Vifanord] Virtual library about the languages, literatures, and cultures of the Nordic countries and the Baltic countries (by the universities of Greifswald, Göttingen, and Kiel)

Polish Language Libraries

* Polska Biblioteka Internetowa - Polish Internet Library [http://www.pbi.edu.pl/index.html] is gathering the digital versions of Polish language Texts.
* Federacja Bibliotek Cyfrowych - Search engine [http://fbc.pionier.net.pl/owoc/?action=ChangeLanguageAction&language=en] for more than 150 000 publications in Polish digital libraries

Portuguese Language Libraries

* [http://www.bibvirt.futuro.usp.br/index.php Biblioteca Virtual do Estudante de Língua Portuguesa] digitizes Portuguese texts in the public domain.
* [http://www.literaturabrasileira.ufsc.br Biblioteca Digital de Literatura e História Literária] digitizes Portuguese texts in the public domain.
* [http://alecrim.inf.ufsc.br/bdbu Biblioteca Digital de Obras Raras] digitizes Portuguese texts in the public domain.
* Domínio Público

Romanian Language Libraries

* [http://biblioteca.euroweb.ro/ The Romanian Digital Library]

Russian Language Libraries

* Maksim Moshkow's Library ( [http://lib.ru lib.ru] )
* [http://fictionbook.ru FictionBook.lib]
* [http://lib.aldebaran.ru Aldebaran OCR Library]
* [http://fenzin.org Fenzin.org]
* [http://www.InetLib.Ru InetLib]

Spanish language libraries

* [http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/index.jsp/ Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes] The largest hispanic digital library.
* [http://www.traduccionliteraria.org/biblib/index.htm Biblioteca de Traductores] A Digital Historical Resource of Iberian and American Translations.

Tamil Language Libraries

* [http://www.tamilelibrary.org/ Tamil Electronic Library]

Law

* The Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy [http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm]
* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=S1 British Academy Portal - Law]

Library and Information Science

* dLIST, Digital Library of Information Science and Technology - [http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu]

Literature

General Literature Sites

* [http://www.4literature.net/ 4Literature]
* [http://www.infomotions.com/alex/ Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts]
* [http://guweb2.gonzaga.edu/faculty/campbell/enl311/aufram.html American Authors]
* [http://arthurwendover.com/arthurs/ Arthur's Classic Novels]
* [http://www.asiaing.com Asiaing.com]
* [http://www.athelstane.co.uk/ Athena]
* Bartleby Library: Great Books Online [http://www.bartleby.com/ www.bartleby.com]
* [http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/ The Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE]
* [http://www.bibliomania.com/ Bibliomania]
* [http://www.blackmask.com/ Blackmask]
* [http://www.bookrags.com/ebooks/ BookRags]
* [http://67.118.51.201//bol/default.cfm Books-On-Line]
* [http://www.bralyn.net/etext/ The Bralyn Archives]
* [http://www.classicbookshelf.com/ Classic Bookshelf]
* [http://www.classicreader.com/ ClassicReader.com]
* [http://classiq.net/ Classiq.net]
* [http://cognito.cyberlibris.fr/ Cyberlibris Cognito]
* [http://docsouth.unc.edu/ Documenting the American South]
* [http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library]
* [http://www.selfknowledge.com/ Encyclopedia of the Self: Online Classical Literature Library]
* [http://eserver.org/ The English Server]
* [http://www.thefreelibrary.com/ The Free Library]
* [http://gaslight.mtroyal.ab.ca/ Gaslight]
* [http://books.mirror.org/gb.home.html Great Books Index]
* [http://www.underthesun.cc/Classics/ Great Literature Online]
* [http://www.hti.umich.edu/ Humanities Text Initiative]
* [http://www.intratext.com/ IntraText Digital Library]
* [http://jollyroger.com/library/ JollyRoger.com Great Books Library]
* [http://www.knowledgerush.com/ KnowledgeRush]
* [http://www.literatureclassics.com/browselinks.asp LiteratureClassics.com]
* [http://www.online-literature.com/ The Literature Network]
* [http://www.litrix.com/ Litrix Reading Room]
* [http://www.luminarium.org/lumina.htm Luminarium]
* [http://www.fortunecity.com/victorian/richmond/88/ The Mad Cybrarian's Library]
* [http://www.hti.umich.edu/m/moa.new The Making of America]
* [http://manybooks.net ManyBooks.net] formatting for PDAs and iPods
* [http://www.mastertexts.com/ Mastertexts]
* [http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/ The On-Line Books Page]
* [http://www.literature.org/ Online Literature Library]
* [http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/OMACL/ The Online Medieval and Classical Library]
* [http://ofcn.org/cyber.serv/resource/bookshelf/ Organization for Community Networks Bookshelf]
* [http://ota.ox.ac.uk/ Oxford Text Archive]
* [http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/ Page By Page Books]
* Project Gutenberg [http://www.gutenberg.org/ www.gutenberg.org]
* [http://www.readprint.com/ ReadPrint]
* [http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~rbear/ren.htm Renascence Editions]
* [http://www.library.utoronto.ca/utel/ UTEL:The University of Toronto English Library]
* [http://wiretap.area.com/ The Wiretap Electronic Text Archive]
* [http://www.worldwideschool.org/library/catalogs/bysubject-top.html World Wide School Library]
* [http://www.letrs.indiana.edu/web/w/wright2/ Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875]

Beat Generation

* Literary Kicks

Children's Literature

* [http://www.mainlesson.com/main/displayfeature.php The Baldwin Project]
* [http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/ufdc/UFDC.aspx?c=juv Baldwin Library of Children's Literature]
* [http://www.childrensbooksonline.org Children's Books Online: the Rosetta Project]
* [http://www.icdlbooks.org International Children's Digital Library]
* [http://www.worldwideschool.org/library/catalogs/bysubject-top.html World Wide School Library]

Classical Literature

* [http://classics.mit.edu/ The Internet Classics Archive]
* [http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/ The Latin Library]
* [http://www.forumromanum.org/literature/ The Latin Literature at Forum Romanum]
* [http://meta.montclair.edu/ Montclair Electronic Text Archive]
* [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cache/perscoll_Greco-Roman.html The Perseus Digital Library]
* [http://www.hhhh.org/perseant/libellus/ Project Libellus]

Fan Fiction

* [http://www.subreality.com/bitg/bitg.htm Blood in the Gutter]
* [http://www.fanficparadies.de Fanfiction Paradies] (German site)
* [http://www.subreality.com/mst3k.htm The Great Comic Book MiSTing Site]
* [http://www.xmmff.com/movieverse.htm Movieverse]
* [http://www.subreality.com/spiral/tales.htm Tales from the Wildways]
* [http://www.subreality.com/tcp.htm Tales of the Common People]
* [http://www.subreality.com/wayside.htm The Wayside]


=Gothic=

* [http://www.darkness.com/archive/index.php Darkness: tales of mystery, horror and suspense]
* The Literary Gothic [http://www.litgothic.com/ www.litgothic.com]

Poetry

* [http://www.poesies.net Poesies.net: All the public domain French poetry on line. (Weekly update.)]
* [http://www.poets.org/ The Academy of American Poets]
* [http://www.hti.umich.edu/a/amverse/ American Verse Project]
* [http://wings.buffalo.edu/epc/ Electronic Poetry Center]
* [http://poeticportal.net/main.html A Little Archive of Poetry]
* [http://openpoetry.com/ Open Poetry Project]
* [http://plagiarist.com/ Plagiarist.com Poetry Archive]
* [http://www.poemhunter.com/ Poem Hunter.com]
* [http://www.emule.com/poetry/ The Poetry Archives]
* [http://poetryx.com/ Poetry X]
* [http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/ Poets' Corner]
* [http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/ Representative Poetry On-line]
* [http://www.sonnets.org/ Sonnet Central]
* [http://www.spondee.net/ Spondee]
* [http://www.lit.kobe-u.ac.jp/~hishika/20c_poet.htm Twentieth-century Poetry in English]

Science Fiction

* [http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Science_Fiction_%28Bookshelf%29 Project Gutenberg SF Bookshelf]
* Baen Free Library [http://www.baen.com/library/]
* [http://gutenberg.net.au/sfproject.html Gutenberg Australia SF Project]
* [http://wondersmith.com/scifi/index.htm Wondersmith's Free Sci-fi Classics]

Short stories

* [http://www.short-stories.co.uk/ East of the Web]

Viking Literature

* [http://www.northvegr.org/lore/main.php Northvegr]
* [http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/OMACL/ The Online Medieval and Classical Library]
* [http://runeberg.org/ Project Runeberg]

Women Writers

* [http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/ A Celebration of Women Writers]
* [http://www.chawton.org/ Chawton House Library]
* [http://chaucer.library.emory.edu/wwrp/ The Emory Women Writers Resource Project]
* [http://www.lehigh.edu/~dek7/SSAWW/eTextLib.htm E-text Library of 19th Century American Women Writers]
* [http://www.wwp.brown.edu/texts/wwoentry.html Women Writers Online]
* [http://www.indiana.edu/~letrs/vwwp/ Victorian Women Writers Project]

Miscellaneous

* Forgotten Futures roleplaying games website includes: [http://www.forgottenfutures.com/game/index.htm Forgotten Futures library of online story texts] . Provided for the use of roleplaying gamers

pecific Authors

A

* Jane Austen - [http://www.pemberley.com/etext/ The Republic of Pemberley]

B

* William Blake - [http://www.blakearchive.org/ The William Blake Archive]
* The Brontës - [http://lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/Bronte.html The Brontë Sisters Web]
* Edgar Rice Burroughs - [http://www.erblist.com/erbmania/ ERBmania!]

C

* Lewis Carroll - [http://www.lewiscarroll.org/carroll.html The Lewis Carroll Home Page]
* Miguel de Cervantes - [http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/cervantes/english/ The Cervantes Project]
* Geoffrey Chaucer - [http://www.unc.edu/depts/chaucer/ The Chaucer MetaPage]
* Noam Chomsky - [http://www.zmag.org/chomsky/ ZNet's Noam Chomsky Archive]

D

* Dante Alighieri - [http://dante.ilt.columbia.edu/ Digital Dante] , [http://www.nd.edu/~italnet/Dante/ Renaissance Dante in Print] , [http://www3.iath.virginia.edu/dante/ The World of Dante]
* Charles Dickens - [http://lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/Dickens.html The Dickens Page]
* Charles Dickens - [http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/Complete_Works_of_Charles_Dickens_Available_at_MobileRead Complete Works of Charles Dickens in E-book formats]

E

* Ralph Waldo Emerson - [http://www.watershedonline.ca/literature/Emerson/EMERSON.html Watershed Online: Emerson: A Visionary Life]
* Friedrich Engels - Marx and Engels Internet Archive [http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/ www.marxists.org/archive/marx/]

F

G

* Khalil Gibran - [http://leb.net/gibran/ Gibran]

H

* Stephen Hawking - [http://www.hawking.org.uk/ Professor Stephen Hawking's website]
* Victor Hugo - [http://www.gavroche.org/vhugo/ Victor Hugo Central]

I

J

* Sarah Orne Jewett - [http://www.public.coe.edu/~theller/soj/sj-index.htm The Sarah Orne Jewett Text Project]
* James Joyce - [http://www.joycean.org/ Joycean.org]

K

L

* William Langland - [http://www.iath.virginia.edu/seenet/piers/ The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive]
* Ring Lardner - [http://www.tridget.com/lardnermania/ Lardnermania]
* Jack London - [http://london.sonoma.edu/ The Jack London Collection]
* H. P. Lovecraft - [http://www.hplovecraft.com/ The H. P. Lovecraft Archive] , [http://mitglied.lycos.de/neworc/LIbrary/storyindex.htm The Lovecraft Library]

M

* Marx and Engels Internet Archive

N

* John Henry Cardinal Newman - [http://www.newmanreader.org/ Newman Reader]

O

* Baroness Orczy - [http://www.blakeneymanor.com/ Blakeney Manor]
* George Orwell - [http://www.resort.com/~prime8/Orwell/ Political Writings of George Orwell]

P

* Beatrix Potter - [http://wiredforbooks.org/kids.htm Kids' Corner]

Q

R

* Christina Rossetti - [http://www.sappho.com/poetry/c_rostti.html Isle of Lesbos: Poetry of Christina Rossetti]
* Dante Gabriel Rossetti - [http://www.rossettiarchive.org/ The Rossetti Archive]

* Rafael Sabatini - [http://www.rafaelsabatini.com/ The Life and Work of Rafael Sabatini]
* William Shakespeare - [http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/works.html The Complete Works of William Shakespeare] , [http://www.shakespeare-literature.com/ William Shakespeare Literature] , [http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca The Internet Shakespeare Editions]
* Robert Louis Stevenson - [http://dinamico.unibg.it/rls/rls.htm The Robert Louis Stevenson Web Site]

T

* Henry David Thoreau - [http://www.walden.org/ The Walden Woods Project]

V

W

* Walt Whitman - [http://www.whitmanarchive.org/ The Walt Whitman Archive]

X

Y

* Yevgeny Yevtushenko - [http://lightning.prohosting.com/~zhenka/poemarchive.html Yevgeny Yevtushenko Poetry Archive]
* Charlotte Mary Yonge - [http://www.cmyf.org.uk/ The Charlotte Mary Yonge Fellowship]

Z

M

Materials Science

* [http://nvl.nist.gov/nvl2.cfm?dynamic=res_subj&subjectid=15 Materials Science section at NIST]

Mathematics

* [http://www.ams.org/online_bks/online_subject.html American Mathematical Society books online]
* [http://mathdl.maa.org/ Mathematical Sciences Digital Library]
* [http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics]
* [http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/index.html National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics]
* [http://www.mathnetbase.com/ MATHnetBASE]
* [http://www.ethnomath.org/ Ethnomathematics Digital Library]
* [http://www.mathpreprints.com/math/Preprint/show/index.htt The Mathematics Preprint Server]
* [http://projecteuclid.org/ Project Euclid: A partnership of independent publishers of mathematics and statistics journals]
* [http://mathforum.org/ The Math Forum]
* [http://www.emis.de/ELibM.html Electronic Library of Mathematics]
* [http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/applets/controller/query/query.htm?qt= American National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactives Mathematics]
* [http://nvl.nist.gov/nvl2.cfm?dynamic=res_subj&subjectid=16 Mathematics at NIST]
* [http://www.numdam.org/ "Numérisation de documents anciens mathématiques"] (Scanning of ancient mathematical documents)

Medicine

* US National Library of Medicine [http://www.nlm.nih.gov/]
* British National Electronic Library for Health [http://www.nelh.nhs.uk/ ]
* [http://www.nelmh.org/ British National Electronic Library for Mental Health]
* [http://www.bium.univ-paris5.fr/histmed/medica.htm Medic@ - Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de médecine et d'odontologie (Paris)]
* [http://www.freebooks4doctors.com/ Free Books for Doctors]

Military

* [http://www.dtic.mil/doctrine/ American Joint Military Electronic Library]

Mysticism

* Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati [http://www.omkarananda-ashram.net/Online_en.html]

Music

* Choral Public Domain Library [http://www.cpdl.org/]
* IMSLP - International Music Score Library Project [http://imslp.org/index.php?title=Main_Page]
* Musopen [http://www.musopen.com]
* Mutopia project [http://sca.uwaterloo.ca/Mutopia/]
* A Traditional Music Library [http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/]

N

Nanotechnology

* [http://nvl.nist.gov/nvl2.cfm?dynamic=res_subj&subjectid=17 Nanotechnology at NIST]

Nations and Peoples

Africa

* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H3 British Academy Portal - African and Oriental Studies]

The Americas

* Early Canadiana Online [http://www.canadiana.org] holds over a million page images of early Canadian book.
* [http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/ American Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties (put online at Oklahoma State University)]
* [http://digital.library.okstate.edu/Chronicles/bookshelf.html Chronicles of Oklahoma]
* [http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/Resources/ourhomesare/ Our Homes are Bleeding Digital Collection] (by Union of BC Indian Chiefs)
* [http://oscdl.research.pdx.edu Oregon Sustainable Community Digital Library] contains city planning material about the Portland Metropolitan Area.
* Coach House Books Canadian literature

Asia

* [http://jnul.huji.ac.il/ JNUL - Jewish National & University Library]
* [http://www.nlc.gov.cn/en/indexen.htm National Library of China - Electronic Resources]
* [http://purl.oclc.org/net/ceal/ The Council on East Asian Libraries Homepage - The official homepage of CEAL, the organization for East Asian librarians in North America]
* [http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/texte.htm The TITUS database (Thesuarus of Indo-European texts and languages materials), aims to prepare all textual material relevant for Indo-European Studies (including Middle Iranian, Tocharian etc.) in electronic form for analysis.]
* Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library [http://www.thdl.org/] -
* [http://www.digitalhimalaya.com/ Digital Himalaya Project] -
* [http://www.e-bhutan.net.bt/ndlb/ National Digital Library of Bhutan] - Ministry of Information and Communications

Australasia and Oceania

* [http://www.nla.gov.au/home.html National Library of Australia]
* [http://www.nla.gov.au/libraries/ Australian Libraries Gateway]
* New Zealand Electronic Text Centre [http://www.nzetc.org/] free online archive of New Zealand and Pacific Islands texts and heritage materials

Europe

* [http://www.ena.lu European NAvigator] - Brings together thousands of multimedia documents on the history of a united Europe
* [http://portico.bl.uk/gabriel/en/ Gabriel, Gateway to Europe's National Libraries]
* [http://portico.bl.uk/gabriel/en/countries.html National Libraries of Europe]
* [http://www.nlr.ru/eng/ National Library of Russia]
* [http://www.nls.uk/digitallibrary/index.html National Library of Scotland - Digital Library]
* [http://www.llgc.org.uk/drych/index_s.htm National Library of Wales - Digital Mirror]
* [http://www.ucc.ie/celt/ Celt - Corpus of Electronic Texts (UCC) - The online resource for contemporary and historical Irish documents in literature, history and politics]
* [http://eurodocs.lib.byu.edu EuroDocs: Primary Historical Documents - From Western Europe -- Selected Transcriptions, Facsimiles and Translations]
* [http://www.rastko.org.yu/rastko-bo Foundation for Culture and Tradition of Boka Kotorska "Project Rastko-Boka" (Herceg-Novi, Serbia and Montenegro) - The first electronic library of Culture and Tradition of Boka Kotorska]
* [http://rastko.users.cg.yu Foundation Rastko-Boka News]
* [http://www2.arts.gla.ac.uk/SESLL/STELLA/STARN/ STARN: Scots Teaching and Resource Network]

O

Occult

* [http://www.geocities.com/thehiddengate/ The Hidden Gate]

P

Patents

* Canadian Patents Database [http://patents1.ic.gc.ca/intro-e.html]

Philosophy

* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H12 British Academy Portal - Philosophy]
* [http://ditext.com/online.html Digital Texts International] - Online paper, chapters and books.
* [http://www.swami-krishnananda.org/dls.html Divine Life Society Online Books]
* [http://www.hist-analytic.org/ HIST-Analytic] - Resources for historians of Analytic philosophy.
* [http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/~ppp/K1tools.html Immanuel Kant Texts]
* [http://www.ikp.uni-bonn.de/kant/ Immanuel Kant Complete Works(German)]
* [http://www.brocku.ca/MeadProject/ The Mead Project] - George Herbert Mead and fellow American philosophers.
* The Jacques Maritain Center - works related to Thomism. [http://www.nd.edu/~maritain/]
* Medievel and Modern Thought Text Digitization Project [http://standish.stanford.edu/bin/page?forward=home]

Physics

* ArXiv
* [http://lib-www.lanl.gov/ Los Alamos Research Library]
* [http://nvl.nist.gov/nvl2.cfm?dynamic=res_subj&subjectid=18 Physics at NIST]

Psychology

* [http://aras.org ARAS - Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism]
* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=S6 British Academy Portal - Psychology]
* [http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/ Classics in the History of Psychology]

Q

R

Religion

* [http://al-islam.org Al-Islam.org] Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project (Ahlul Bayt DILP) is the largest Islamic digital library on the Internet, hosting 4500+ resources.
* [http://www.avesta.org/avesta.html Avesta -- Zoroastrian Archives]
* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=H2 British Academy Portal - Theology and Religious Studies]
* Christian Classics Ethereal Library [http://www.ccel.org/] focuses on making text available of Christian literature.
* [http://thedcl.org/index.html The Digital Christian Library]
* [http://esr.earlham.edu/dqc/index.html Digital Quaker Collection] at Earlham College provides access to 17th and 18th century Quaker journals, letters, and monographs
* [http://www.gracecathedral.org/ Grace Online Library - ual labyrinth project]
* [http://www.celextel.org Hinduism and Vedanta]
* [http://www.hmml.org/ Hill Monastic Manuscript Library]
* [http://www.infidels.org/library/ Infidels - Secular Web Library]
* [http://www.iclnet.org/ Internet Christian Library]
* Internet Sacred Text Archive [http://www.sacred-texts.com/index.htm
* [http://lib.kabbalah.info Kabbalah Digital Library] one of the largest multi-language collections of ancient and modern Kabbalistic writings
* The Jacques Maritain Center - works related to Thomism. [http://www.nd.edu/~maritain/]
* The Nag Hammadi Library [http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/naghamm/nhl.html]
* [http://www.seminarylibrary.com Seminary Library] Christian theological reference works
* [http://www.cambodianbuddhist.org/english/website/lib/index.html Theravada Buddhist Text Archives]
* [http://www.nibbana.com/ Theravada Buddhist texts]

Research

* [http://www.oxfordreference.com/pub/views/home.html Oxford Reference]
* [http://vrl.tpl.toronto.on.ca/ Virtual Reference Library]

Science

* [http://nsdl.org National Science Digital Library]
* SciElo
* [http://www.publiclibraryofscience.org/ Public Library of Science]
* [http://www.sciencedirect.com/ Science Direct]

erbian Libraries

* Project Rastko [http://www.rastko.org.yu] publishes Serbian and Serbian-related digital material, both in public domain and copyrighted.

Space

* [http://library.gsfc.nasa.gov/ The Goddard Space Flight Center Library]

Social Anthropology and Geography

* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=S3 British Academy Portal - Social Anthropology and Geography]

Sociology, Demography and Social Studies

* [http://www.britac.ac.uk/portal/bysection.asp?section=S4 British Academy Portal - Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics]

ports

* [http://www2.ncaa.org/media_and_events/ncaa_publications/playing_rules/ NCAA sports rulebooks online] NCAA

* [http://www.flamengo.com.br/flapedia/Página_principal Flapédia] wiki project about Flamengo the most popular soccer club in Brazil

Statistics

* [http://www.statsnetbase.com/ STATSnetBASE]

T

Technology

* [http://nvl.nist.gov/index.cfm National Institute of Standards and Technology]

Text

* [http://www.textfiles.com/ Library Text files online]

Theosophy

* [http://theosophy.org/index.htm Theosophy]
* [http://www.theosophical.org/resources/books/ American Theosophy Online Library]
* [http://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/tup-onl.htm The Pasadena Theosophy online library]
* [http://www.austheos.org.au/campbell.htm The Campbell Theosophical Research Library]

Travel and Exploration

* Explorion [http://explorion.net/]

Urdu Literature

[http://kitaabghar.com Kitaab Ghar; Digital Library of Free Urdu Books]
kitaabghar.com is a growing collection of free Urdu books, most of them are available to download and offline reading. It has variety of books, mostly novels and afsanays (short stories).

V

W

Women

* [http://www.thewomenslibrary.ac.uk/read_eres.html The Women's Library]
* [http://www.wyomingmemory.org Wyoming Memory: A Digital Archive of Wyoming History]

X

Y

Z

Searches and Meta-Indices

* [http://www.freebooksearch.net FreeBookSearch.net - Book search engine and portal for expert book searches]
* [http://ebooksearchr.googlepages.com eBookSearchr - ebook search engine featuring a huge collection of ebooks]
* [http://www.finderseeker.com/cgi-bin/search.cgi?disp=10&sp=1&cat=&key=library&country= Library Search Engines]
* [http://www.refdesk.com/factelec.html refdesk.com/ list of Electronic Texts on the Internet]
* [http://www.metacrawler.com/info.metac/search/web/online+text Online Texts Search (2) (Metacrawler)]
*dmoz|Arts/Online_Writing/|Online Writing
* [http://www.libraryspot.com/ http://www.libraryspot.com/]
* [http://www.infoshop.org/library2/stories.php A site for online librarians]
* [http://l.webring.com/hub?ring=fanfict Webring: Fan fiction]

earch Journals and Magazines

* [http://www.magportal.com/ magportal.com]
* [http://www.findarticles.com/ findarticles.com]
* [http://www.opinion-pages.org/ opinion-pages.org]
* [http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/smallpress/index.cfm trAce]

ee also

* Newspaper archives online
* List of academic databases and search engines
* List of internet search engines
* List of journals available free online
* List of online encyclopedias
* List of online databases

External links

* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/timeline.htm Timeline of the Open Access Movement] by Peter Suber.
* [http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/archives.html The Online Books Page: Archives and Indexes]
* [http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/colls.html E-Text Collections and Archives]
* [http://runeberg.org/admin/foreign.html Other Digital Library Projects (About Project Runeberg)]
* [http://www.lib.virginia.edu/wess/etexts.html European Literature - Electronic Texts]

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