Various Full-text E-Resources
- A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: Part of the American Memory project at the Library of Congress. The initial release in Mar. 1998 included full text of documents and debates from the First and Second Congresses (1789-1793), totaling about 4,400 pages of documents. Information can be browsed or searched.
- Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress: The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 20.000 documents. The collection is organized into three “General Correspondence” series which include incoming and outgoing correspondence and enclosures, drafts of speeches, and notes and printed material.
- Ad*Access: Images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers from 1911-1945.
- African-American Women Writers of the 19th Century
- Albert Einstein Online
- Alex: A Catalog of Electronic Texts on the Internet: The Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts is a collection of about 14,000 “classic” public domain documents from American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.
- AmDocs: Documents for the Study of American History
- America in Class: offers collections of primary resources compatible with the Common Core State Standards – historical documents, literary texts, and works of art – thematically organized with notes and discussion questions.
- American Literary Classics
- An Analytic Bibliography of On-Line Neo-Latin Texts: Texts written during the Renaissance and later, which are freely available to the general public.
- Anarchy Archives: An online research center on the history and theory of anarchism.
- ArtsJournal: A weekday digest of some of the best arts and cultural journalism in the English-speaking world. Each day Arts Journal combs through more than 180 English-language newspapers, magazines and publications featuring writing about arts and culture.
- Athena Authors and Texts: Lists of texts and documents, listed by authors, covering philosophy, literature, history, science.
- Australian Literary and Historical Texts: A collection of 18th, 19th and early 20th century texts.
- Banned Books Online
- Bertrand Russell Archives
- Bibliomania: An online literature library with hundreds of searchable full text classics.
- Bibliotheca Augustana
- British Library: Discover and Learn through Online Exhibitions.
- British Women Romantic Poets 1789-1832
- Carrie: An Electronic Full-Text Library
- Celt: Corpus of Electronics Texts: Online resource for contemporary and historical Irish documents in literature, history and politics.
- Chinese Philosophical Etext Archive
- Christian Classics by Ethereal Library
- Chronicling America: Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
- Classics Archive: A searchable collection of 441 Greek and Roman texts translated in English.
- CogPrints (Cognitive Sciences Eprint* Archive): Includes a wide variety of papers in psychology,neuroscience, linguistics, philosophy, biology, medicine, anthropology and computer science.
- Cornell University Library Historical Math Monographs: Over 550 books scanned from originals.
- Digital Archive: International History Declassified by the Woodrow Wilson International Center.
- Digital Book Index
- Digital Scriptorium: Image Database & Visual Union Catalog Of Medieval And Renaissance Manuscripts
- DocsTeach: The online tool for teaching with documents from National Archives.
- Documentation Project: Digitization project undertaken by four Norwegian Universities in the fields of literature, history, medieval material, archaeology, folklore, numismatics and lexicography. Mainly in Norwegian.
- Economists Paper Project
- Electronic Literature Directory
- ERPA (European Research Papers Archive): Provides a common access point for online working paper series from the: Online publications on European Research of the European University Institute; Harvard Jean Monnet working paper series; Discussion papers and working papers of the Max Planck Institute for the study of societies; European integration online papers (EIoP); and Working papers of ARENA (Advanced Research on the Europeanisation of the nation-state).
- EuroDocs: Primary Historical Documents for Western Europe
- Famous Poets and Poems: Browse among 550 popular poets and 22,000 poems. Find portraits, short biographies, quotes, bibliographies and links to other resources dedicated to a particular poet.
- Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts: Part of Folk and Fairy Tales Web Site Links, collection of folklore and mythology from the world.
Gallica: Electronic Collection of Books by the National Library of France.
- History of Economic Thought Archives: An attempt to gather all material for the study of the history of economics at one site. This includes both primary texts, studies of those texts and of their authors.
- ibiblio: “Home to one of the largest collections of collections on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies.”
- Liberty Library of Constitutional Classics: Provides a host of electronic texts in html, text or zipped for download. These are primarily classic books and other works on constitutional government.
- Life Magazine Photo Archive: Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
MIT OpenCourseWare (Free Online Course Material:A web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. It is a free publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT.Mediterranean Memory – The MedMem Project: Initiated by Ina under the auspices of COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators) at the request of the holders of audiovisual archives in the Mediterranean region, “Sharing our Mediterranean Audiovisual Heritage (Med-Mem)” offers the general public some 4000 audiovisual documents from the countries in the Mediterranean area. The TV and radio archives, set into their historic and cultural context, are accompanied by a trilingual documentary note (in French, English and Arabic).
National Archives: Primary resources and tools for teaching with documents for teachers and student and educator programs.
Online Books Page: Allows free access to over 7,000 full-text books and provides links to other sites.
Oxford Text Archive: The Archive holds several thousand electronic texts and linguistic corpora, in a variety of languages. Its holdings include electronic editions of works by individual authors, standard reference works such as the Bible and mono-/bilingual dictionaries, and a range of language corpora.
Oyez: U.S. Supreme Court: Digitized audio recordings of U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments, from 1955.
Perseus Digital Library: Among the best sites on the net for the study of the ancient world. Full-text documents, primary sources, images.
Project Gutenberg: The Biggest and greatest site for full-text books.
Project Runeberg: The Internet s biggest center for Nordic literature.
Representative Poetry Online: “The second version of Representative Poetry On-line includes over 2,000 English poems by 310 poets from the early medieval period to the beginning of the twentieth century.” Poems are indexed and can be browsed by poet name, date, title, or first line.
Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image: Established in 1996 in Penn s Special Collections Library to provide the scholarly community with web access to virtual facsimiles of original texts, documents, and sources from Penn s collections. These include printed books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, broadsides, ephemera, and recorded sound.
The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy.
The Free Library: Offers free, full-text versions of classic literary works from hundreds of celebrated authors, whose biographies, images, and famous quotations can also be found on the site. Recently, The Free Library has been expanded to include a massive collection of periodicals from hundreds of leading publications covering Business and Industry, Communications, Entertainment, Health, Humanities, Law, Government, Politics, Recreation and Leisure, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences. This collection includes millions of articles dating back to 1984 as well as newly-published articles that are added to the site daily.
The Library of Congress Digital Collections: Offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library’s vast digital collections in their teaching.