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The Internet Archive and Open Library offers over 8,000,000 fully accessible public domain eBooks. This includes a special modern collection of over 500,000 eBooks for users with print disabilities, and a very interesting curated, modern collection for the world at large. You can browse, read and borrow fascinating contemporary materials at OpenLibrary.org.

Borrow a Book
OpenLibrary is a free, digital lending library with millions of eBooks that can be read in a browser or downloaded for reading offline. Originally developed to support the Print Disabled community, OpenLibrary now contains public domain and contemporary eBooks. Get a free OpenLibrary card and borrow an eBook today!

Get Something Digitized
The Internet Archive also encourages libraries, content holders and the reading community at large, to have their printed materials non-destructively digitized and put online for the benefit of all. The Internet Archive has digitized over 2.1 million books and microforms. Both large and small collections of monographs, serials, archival materials, maps, diaries and photographs to name a few, can be digitized in over 33 global scanning centers found on 4 continents. For more information please visit http://archive.org/scanning.

Alternatively, our portable Table Top Scanner can also be purchased and used on-site within libraries and archives. To read more about our TT Scribe, please visit www.archive.org/details/tabletopscribesystem.

Since 2005, the Internet Archive has collaborated and built digital collections with over 1100 Library Institutions and other content providers. Partnerships include: Boston Public Library, the Library of Congress and the Lancaster County's Historical Society. These collections are digitized from various mediatypes including: microfilm and microfiche, journals and serial publications, and a wide variety of archival material. Significant contributions have come from partners in North America (American and Canadian Libraries), Europe and Asia, representing more than 184 languages.

Contribute a Book
The Internet Archive encourages our global community to contribute physical items, as well as uploading digital materials directly to the Internet Archive. If you have physical or digital items that you would like to add to the Internet Archive, please check out this link Create a new item using the uploader interface. Click here to apply the specific creative commons license Creative Commons license to communicate how the material can be used.

For donation of physical books or items, please contact info@archive.org

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collections 3,456
texts 8,086,661
software 14
images 6
data 1
movies 1
TOPIC
U.S. Patents 379,288
bub_upload 208,664
documentcloud 166,838
ERIC Archive 165,819
nytimes 85,357
1942-jeremy-ashkenas 84,251
argentina 56,079
leyes 55,695
boletin 55,694
oficial 55,693
genealogy 49,698
Kentucky--History 43,529
propublica 38,621
中國 38,508
古代 38,507
5290-jeremy-merrill 37,123
Higher Education 34,306
Elementary Secondary Education 29,923
四庫全書 29,776
public.resource.org 29,468
The Sydney Morning Herald 23,684
Bible 19,305
data.gov.in 18,413
standardsbis.in 18,413
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 18,326
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 18,324
Svoboda Newspaper 17,953
Registers of births, etc 17,662
UMTS 17,110
Newspapers 16,293
mirror 15,868
pdf.yt 15,768
Catholic Church 15,703
15,492
British Columbia 15,313
data 15,180
program 15,121
Science 14,891
Secondary Education 14,636
The Times News (Idaho Newspaper) 13,919
Education 13,332
Aljam3aLibrary 13,213
المكتبة الجامعة 13,212
hp manuals 13,142
Program Evaluation 12,314
史部 12,230
Medicine 12,111
Scores featuring the piano 11,940
Teaching Methods 11,925
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 11,921
集部 11,786
Natural history 11,769
World War, 1914-1918 11,512
Agriculture 11,510
Church Periodicals 11,454
, c set 11,411
Foreign Countries 11,372
GSM 11,205
11,094
別集類 10,659
Elementary Education 10,369
history 10,208
disk 10,077
四庫全書薈要 9,793
Operas 9,568
Postsecondary Education 9,488
software 9,435
History 9,151
Ships 9,107
Antislavery movements 9,101
Botany 8,963
子部 8,956
Instructional Materials 8,792
Vocational Education 8,750
Program Development 8,602
Curriculum Development 8,585
Program Descriptions 8,555
For 1 player 8,518
law.resource.org 8,455
Pharmacy 8,278
Models 8,094
press 7,959
Academic Achievement 7,949
Educational Research 7,785
Indians of North America 7,727
Two Year Colleges 7,401
architecture 7,397
Law 7,149
English language 7,098
Student Attitudes 7,081
builder 7,026
Geology 6,989
Universities and colleges 6,975
Community Colleges 6,967
Art 6,944
newspaper 6,937
Drug Industry 6,922
6,877
Steamboat lines 6,711
Zoology 6,671
Program Effectiveness 6,648
Comparative Analysis 6,619
Learning Activities 6,606
總集類 6,498
Illinois 6,425
Abolitionists 6,420
LTE 6,417
Scores featuring the voice 6,306
file 6,238
Church of England 6,221
Evaluation Methods 6,175
Missouri 6,174
Missions 6,092
Hymns, English 6,066
computer 6,048
College Students 6,026
game 5,957
Mathematics 5,905
Teacher Attitudes 5,869
Literature 5,855
For piano 5,842
High Schools 5,809
經部 5,808
Teacher Education 5,762
Brazil 5,713
Educational Objectives 5,653
system 5,620
Music 5,582
select 5,523
Economics 5,500
19th century 5,434
Educational Change 5,431
Periodicals 5,344
Plants 5,317
Newspaper 5,289
fanzine 5,286
Railroads 5,279
Questionnaires 5,278
nineteenth century 5,275
Antioch 5,269
Adult Education 5,268
Lake County 5,265
zine 5,246
Physics 5,227
Disabilities 5,171
Science Education 5,162
Theology 5,136
command 5,129
checkin 5,047
state government publication 5,027
Flowers Seeds Catalogs 4,942
類書類 4,893
Magazines 4,878
Educational Finance 4,810
memory 4,805
Jesus Christ 4,768
Metro 4,766
State Programs 4,757
Salvationist 4,742
Vegetables Seeds Catalogs 4,675
Children 4,641
French language 4,639
Federal Legislation 4,613
trac 4,608
1106-foia-project 4,602
diplomacy 4,585
print 4,582
power supply 4,573
dippy 4,556
dipzine 4,556
mode 4,553
Birds 4,546
Jews 4,545
Scores featuring the violin 4,536
German language 4,530
color 4,529
Federal Programs 4,521
Females 4,506
Religion 4,494
地理類 4,467
Student Evaluation 4,459
address 4,422
Baptists 4,417
Tables (Data) 4,403
Law reports, digests, etc 4,395
政書類 4,391
Philosophy 4,359
English (Second Language) 4,355
input 4,316
Career Education 4,300
Christianity 4,252
disk drive 4,239
output 4,231
Research Methodology 4,226
Student Characteristics 4,149
Inservice Teacher Education 4,139
Women 4,129
Minority Groups 4,128
muckrock 4,128
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 4,098
LANGUAGE
english 6,163,517
german 332,169
french 325,909
spanish 129,785
italian 106,068
chinese 83,684
latin 69,192
handwritten english 62,010
arabic 57,101
dutch 29,457
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Title
Date Published
Creator
American Libraries
2,197,485
ITEMS
785M
VIEWS
785M
The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others. Alphabetical listing of Contributing Libraries
Canadian Libraries
491,514
ITEMS
250.9M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive Canada
250.9M
See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Canadian Libraries Collection(s). Canadian Library Partners Canadian Manufacturer's Trade Journals. Thanks to both the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Toronto Public Reference Library, for allowing us to digitize very unique Canadian Trade Journals and catalogues. Publications such as Hardware Merchandising ( C.W Jefferys Illustrator), Bicycle accessories : 1900 By Rice Lewis & Son, the Canadian Jeweler, Maclean's Publications and much...
Topic: Texts
Community Texts
461,919
ITEMS
220.9M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
220.9M
These books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book! For more information and how-to please see http://www.archive.org/about/faqs.php#Texts_and_Books Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded Community Afrikaans Texts Community Arabic Texts Community Basque Texts Community Bulgarian Texts Community Catalan Texts Community Chinese Texts Community Croatian Texts...
Topic: Texts
Additional Collections
2,907,748
ITEMS
167.8M
VIEWS
167.8M
Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here.
145.8M
The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university. Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items. The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in...
California Digital Library
191,481
ITEMS
131.8M
VIEWS
131.8M
The California Digital Library supports the assembly and creative use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of California libraries and the communities they serve. In addition, the CDL provides tools that support the construction of online information services for research, teaching, and learning, including services that enable the UC libraries to effectively share their materials and provide greater access to digital content.
Community Arabic Texts
38,100
ITEMS
129.8M
VIEWS
129.8M
User-uploaded texts with language code "Arabic" or "ara" (MARC code for Arabic language items)Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
107,609
ITEMS
64M
VIEWS
64M
The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.” The BHL consortium works with the international taxonomic community, rights holders, and other interested parties to ensure that this biodiversity heritage is made available to a global...
European Libraries
332,588
ITEMS
49.7M
VIEWS
49.7M
Scanned books from various European Libraries.
Universal Library
107,794
ITEMS
49.5M
VIEWS
49.5M
The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate books. The...
The Library of Congress
145,134
ITEMS
39.4M
VIEWS
39.4M
Texts from The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, is the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, providing unparalleled integrated resources to Congress and the American people. Founded in 1800, the Library seeks to further human understanding and wisdom by providing access to knowledge through its magnificent collections, which bring to bear the world's knowledge in almost all of the world's languages and America's private sector...
The Boston Library Consortium
76,600
ITEMS
39.2M
VIEWS
39.2M
Books from the Boston Library Consortium. See a Tag Cloud for the Boston Library Consortium collection.
Microfilm
167,730
ITEMS
35.6M
VIEWS
35.6M
Take a picture, it will last longer As books become old and begin to fall apart, librarians depend on microform to preserve their content for the future. Tiny photographs on long strips of film (microfilm) or small cards of film (microfiche) are all that remain of hundreds of thousands of documents that have disintegrated over the last century. While microfilm is perfect for storing and protecting this material, it is a does not allow for much access. In following its mission to provide...
Cornell University Library
74,347
ITEMS
32.4M
VIEWS
32.4M
The originals of these books are in the Cornell University Library. The majority were digitized in 2008 with funding by Microsoft Corporation. Scanning was performed by Kirtas Technologies; OCR was performed by, and derivative formats created by, the Internet Archive. Other digitizing projects followed, adding to this collection. One such project included books and journals in the life sciences and natural history for the purposes of being added to the Biodiversity Heritage Library or...
Project Gutenberg
36,387
ITEMS
24.3M
VIEWS
24.3M
Project Gutenberg began in 1971 by Michael Hart as a community project to make plain text versions of books available freely to all.
Topic: Texts
RECAP US Federal Court Documents
1,160,746
ITEMS
23.5M
VIEWS
23.5M
The documents in this collection are from the US Federal Courts. A large collection come from the federal government's project for Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER). The PACER Service Center is the Federal Judiciary's centralized registration, billing, and technical support center for electronic access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records. For more information on the RECAP project, visit https://www.recapthelaw.org
Boston Public Library
48,004
ITEMS
21.7M
VIEWS
21.7M
Books contributed by the Boston Public Library.
The Medical Heritage Library
93,300
ITEMS
20.5M
VIEWS
20.5M
The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized...
Topics: historic medical books, history of medicine
Journals
1,674,114
ITEMS
20.3M
VIEWS
20.3M
A collection of scholarly literature created by experts and professionals in their fields. Included are theses, books, abstracts and articles.
Topics: academic, scientific, white papers, scholar, scholarly, peer review, jstor, arxiv, thesis,...
Allen County Public Library
86,032
ITEMS
19.8M
VIEWS
19.8M
Books from the Allen County Public Library. Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne Indiana. How to use the NARA's Census Microfilm Catalogs Coming soon! Soundex Index for the Census. How to use the Soundex Indexing System Microfilm digitized by the Internet Archive for Allen County Public Library: All ACPL Microfilm Online. 1930 United States Census. 1920 United States Census. 1910 United States Census. 1900 United States...
University of Alberta Libraries
80,369
ITEMS
18.3M
VIEWS
18.3M
The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada. The main campus covers 50 city blocks with over 90 buildings directly across the North Saskatchewan River from downtown Edmonton. The University of Alberta library system, received a tremendous boost...
University of Ottawa
55,092
ITEMS
18M
VIEWS
18M
Since 1848 the University of Ottawa has been Canada's university. Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University has emerged as a vibrant "centre of learning", with a total population including students, teaching and support staff - of 40,000. The largest bilingual university in North America, the University is a major player in the cultural and economic development of the National Capital Region. Livres de l’Université d’Ottawa L’Université d’Ottawa est...
17.7M
A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche: http://canadiana.library.ualberta.ca The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To facilitate access, users can easily browse through the collection by topic: Arts and...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
17.3M
The Gerstein Science Information Centre is the University of Toronto's flagship library supporting the sciences and health sciences. The largest science and health science academic library in Canada, Gerstein has a collection of over 945,000 print volumes of journals and books, and also provides access to over 100,000 online journals and books. The Gerstein Science Information Centre's collection consists primarily of material on the sciences, including the health sciences, medicine, physics,...
New York Public Library
142,279
ITEMS
15.7M
VIEWS
15.7M
Books contributed by the New York Public Library.
Government Documents
56,104
ITEMS
15.6M
VIEWS
15.6M
This collection contains digital versions of United States Government documents as well as other government documents.
JSTOR Early Journal Content
450,676
ITEMS
15.6M
VIEWS
15.6M
The JSTOR Early Journal Content is a selection of journal materials published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere. It includes discourse and scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences - nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals. It was uploaded to the Internet Archive in 2013.JSTOR Early Journal Content has been freely available at www.jstor.org since September 2011. Early Journal Content is updated...
14.5M
The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal library and information staff. FEDLINK serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures and technologies that affect federal...
MBLWHOI Library
10,714
ITEMS
14.4M
VIEWS
14.4M
Books from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
13.9M
For our patrons that have a difficult time reading text, we are making our publicly accessible books available in a specialized format, DAISY. We are also offering accessible versions of our restricted books. These books are in a protected DAISY format, and can only be read on compatible reading devices with the appropriate key installed. The Internet Archive is using an encryption key from the Library of Congress' National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). If you...
Topic: print disabled
13.5M
The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at UofT. It is also one of more than 40 libraries at the university. Although our collections cover a wide range of subjects, we tend to focus on humanities disciplines including Catholic theology, the Middle Ages, book history and media, Celtic Studies, and English, French, Italian, Slavic and German literature. The John M. Kelly Library's print collection of over 300,000 volumes is developed in support of undergraduate...
12.8M
As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive from our Rare Book Collection and North Carolina Collection, including rare Spanish dramas, UNC Yearbooks, and North Carolina legislative materials. Other subject areas such as early North Carolina medical journals and North Carolina judicial materials are also represented. UNC's participation in the Open Content Alliance is...
12.5M
The Princeton Theological Seminary Library serves Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton University, and wider communities of students, pastors, and scholars. Shaped by two centuries of development, the Princeton Theological Seminary Library embraces its role at the intersection of the theological record and the community of scholars, continues Princeton's commitment to build collections of depth, and promotes an environment of broad access to the theological heritage. Primary sources...
Internet Archive Books
16,166
ITEMS
12.2M
VIEWS
12.2M
Books contributed by the Internet Archive.
Topic: internet archive books
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
22,031
ITEMS
11.3M
VIEWS
11.3M
Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
Getty Research Institute
22,142
ITEMS
9.9M
VIEWS
9.9M
Books contributed by Getty Research Institute. The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences. The range of the collections begins with prehistory and extends to contemporary art. - The Getty Institute
9.8M
Books from The New York Botanical Garden
Million Book Project
10,814
ITEMS
8.5M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
8.5M
An early collection of books from the Indian scanning centers of the Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project. Many of these books are not complete or in good shape.
Arxiv.org
782,368
ITEMS
8.1M
VIEWS
8.1M
Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. arXiv is funded by Cornell University Library, the Simons Foundation and by the member institutions.
Topics: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics,...
The Computer Magazine Archives
13,514
ITEMS
8.1M
VIEWS
8.1M
With the re-branding of computing power and machines as something welcome in the home and not just the workshop, a number of factors moved forth to sell these machines and their software to a growing and large group of customers. Besides the introduction of more elegant cases and an increased presence by larger and larger firms, a strong argument can be made that one of the forces was the proliferation of computer-related magazines and newsletters that gave a central, printed home for writing...
browserlending
13,356
ITEMS
7.8M
VIEWS
7.8M
in-browser lending collection
Topic: browser lending
7.8M
El Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina es el diario oficial de la República Argentina, es decir, el medio de comunicación escrito que el Estado Argentino, utiliza para publicar sus normas jurídicas (tales como leyes, decretos y reglamentos), y otros actos de naturaleza pública, tanto del poder legislativo como del ejecutivo y el judicial. Según el artículo segundo del Código Civil, la publicación de las leyes es un paso necesario para su obligatoriedad. ...
Topics: Argentina, Journals, Gazette
7.4M
Simply a library for Arabic books that comes in form of iPhone App, Android App, Desktop App. المكتبة الجامعة مكتبة متنوعة تحتوي على أكثر من 16,000 كتاب مجاني. تتميز عن باقي المكتبات بإزدياد عدد الكتب يوميا وذلك من خلال إضافات المستخدمين للكتب المكتبة تضم أقسام عديدة ما بين كتب دينية وعلمية إلى كتب الأسرة والتربية...
Topics: Arabic books, iPhone App, Android App, Desktop App
In Library Collection
0
ITEMS
7.2M
VIEWS
7.2M
Books available via lending to patrons in certain geographical areas. Visit Open Library to borrow books.
Community Urdu Texts
9,576
ITEMS
6.9M
VIEWS
6.9M
Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded.
The Magazine Rack
32,979
ITEMS
6.6M
VIEWS
6.6M
The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
China Books
2,992
ITEMS
6.6M
VIEWS
6.6M
Books scanned in Shenzhen and Beijing, China.
Topic: books
Prelinger Library
3,881
ITEMS
6.2M
VIEWS
6.2M
The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas. Click for more information about the Prelinger Library
Topic: Prelinger
Harvard University
276,999
ITEMS
6M
VIEWS
6M
Books sponsored or contributed by Harvard University
Children's Library
2,812
ITEMS
5.5M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
5.5M
Books for children from around the world. From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries. See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Childrens Book Collection.
5.5M
As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books written between 1540 and 1800. The Illinois Library is also a contributing member of the Biodiversity Heritage...
Columbia University Libraries
22,646
ITEMS
5.4M
VIEWS
5.4M
Books from Columbia University Libraries. Our sub-collections: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection Missionary Research Library pamphlets WWI Pamphlets 1913-1920 Microfilm from Columbia University Libraries Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
5.1M
A collection of items from the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Project.
Topic: UNC yearbooks
5M
The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries sends selected library materials to Internet Archive for scanning and online access from a variety of units and collections within the Libraries. These include but are not limited to U. S. Government Documents, UF print Dissertations, Duplicates from the storage collection and the Panama Canal Museum Collection. The Internet Archive pre-scanning processing operation at the Libraries is managed by the Preservation Department. Digitization is...
PIMS - University of Toronto
9,215
ITEMS
4.9M
VIEWS
4.9M
“The Pontifical Institute has long appeared to observers to be the most substantial centre of medieval scholarship in North America.” —GEORGE HOLMES, Chichele Professor of Medieval History, All Souls College, Oxford The Institute Library, which opened in 1929 with a mere 3,000 titles donated by St Michael’s College, today has holdings of about 120,000 volumes whose lustre is enhanced and complemented by specialized collections of 9,000 reels of microfilm and 50,000 slides. The...
4.8M
The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and...
NASA Technical Documents
25,848
ITEMS
4.5M
VIEWS
4.5M
Technical documents from NASA
Topic: nasa
4.3M
Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Connecticut.
4.3M
Internet Archive Canada, with advice and assistance from government and university librarians across Canada, have digitized more than 20,000 Canadian Government publications and made them freely available online. This page is meant to serve as a portal for discovering publications digitized by Internet Archive Canada, to be a reference for future digitization initiatives and provide incentive to grow the list of titles that have been preserved and dedicated to the public domain. Beginning in...
Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
3.9M
IMSLP stands for the International Music Score Library Project and was started in 2006. Find Music Scores: Advanced Search
Genealogy
92,409
ITEMS
3.8M
VIEWS
3.8M
The Archive's ever-expanding collection of genealogy resources includes items from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Robarts Library at the University of Toronto; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library;mBrigham Young University in Provo, Utah;>, the National Library of Scotland, the Indianapolis City Library's Indianapolis City Directory and Yearbooks Collection, The Leo Baeck Institute Archives of German-speaking Jewry Leo Baeck Institute...
National Library of Scotland
4,828
ITEMS
3.8M
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3.8M
This is a selection of items from the National Library of Scotland , which is an information treasure trove of Scotland's knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every subject.
Topic: National Library of Scotland
Global Public Safety Codes
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by Public.Resource.Org
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This collection contains global Edicts of Government, such as building, fire, electrical, and plumbing codes. The documents contain the legislative or executive declaration and the model codes that are thereby incorporated by reference. In order to promote public education and public safety, equal justice for all, a better informed citizenry, the rule of law, world trade and world peace, these legal document are hereby made available on a noncommercial basis, as it is the right of all humans to...
Topic: public.resource.org
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Books from University of New Hampshire Library
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623), Newton's Principia (1687), and Darwin's proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 B.C.), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments...
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Massachusetts Libraries.
The National Agricultural Library
87,409
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3.6M
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The National Agricultural Library (NAL) was created with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1862 and designated a national library in 1962. Located in Beltsville, Maryland, on the grounds of the USDA's Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, NAL is home to one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and related sciences. Since the library has a dual role to serve the public and the USDA, it is committed to expanding online access to its collections. Many of the...
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The most comprehensive source for digital Montana state government information. See our facebook page for highlights from our collection; or view a tag cloud of subjects.
3.5M
Books contributed by University of Pittsburgh Library System.
The ARCHIVE.ORG Manual Library
40,455
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3.2M
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The Internet Archive Manual Library is a collection of manuals, instructions, walkthroughs and datasheets for a massive spectrum of items. Manuals covering electronic and mechanical products, instructions on mixing or blending items, and instruction sets for software and computer items are all included. Having the manual for an item can mean the difference between that item being useful (and therefore not immediately junked) and being forgotten, or replaced with similar products. They also...
Topics: manuals, instructions
botanicus
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
San Francisco Public Library
9,689
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3M
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Books contributed by the San Francisco Public Library. Browse by Subject/Keyword
Wellesley College Library
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3M
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Books from Wellesley College Library
Duke University Libraries
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2.8M
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for Duke University Libraries. The Duke University Libraries Digital Collections Program creates distinctive digital collections that provide access to Duke's library and archival materials in support of teaching, learning, and research at Duke and worldwide; and contributes collaboratively to national and international digital collections initiatives that benefit Duke and the larger research community. See a digital archive of thousands of vintage...