Over 1.8 million images in art, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. Includes tools to view, present, and manage images -- any UML user can create an account and save collections. Instructors can create collections to share in a class or on campus, and can add their own images to their collections.
Searchable Open Access database of some of the western illuminated manuscripts in the British Library, which holds one of the richest collections of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the world. Provides images of many of the most well-known early manuscripts, plus descriptions of the history and provenance of those manuscripts.
Free full-text access to nearly 1,500,000 digital books available to download.
The Internet Archive is a non-profit organization founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format. Founded in 1996, the Internet Archive now includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages. The Archive also hosts the multilingual digitized text collection of the Open Content Alliance (OCA). The OCA is world-wide, non-profit, collaborative digital publishing venture that includes participation from UML and other Boston Library Consortium members.
The OED is a main authority on the evolution of the English language, tracing the usage of over half a million words, both present and past, from across the English-speaking world. With definitions and etymology of words in the English language, including first known printed usage.
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