Digital Libraries

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A directory of selected digital libraries, especially focused on Early Modern History, with special sections devoted to the Early Modern North Atlantic and Cartographic and visual materials

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General reference and OA full texts

Athena, The University of Geneva, http://athena.unige.ch/athena/admin/athena-textes.html

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, https://www.digitale-sammlungen.de/index.html?c=suchen&l=de

Biblioteca sinica, https://www.univie.ac.at

Eliohs. Biblioteca di storiografia moderna, eds. Guido Abbattista and Rolando Minuti, http://www.eliohs.unifi.it

Gallica, https://gallica.bnf.fr

Google Books, https://books.google.at

HathiTrust’s digital library, https://www.hathitrust.org

Internet Archive, https://archive.org/

Internet Modern History Sourcebook, ed. Paul Halsall, Fordham University, https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/mod/modsbook.asp

Library of Congress Digital Collections, https://www.loc.gov/collections/

Online Library of Liberty: A collection of scholarly works about individual liberty and free markets, http://oll.libertyfund.org

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, https://digital.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/

Early-Modern North Atlantic

BAnQ numerique, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, http://numerique.banq.qc.ca/

Canadian Research Knowledge Network, Canadiana Online, http://www.canadiana.ca/

Colonial North America at Harvard Library, https://colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu

EADA – Early Americas Digital Archive, University of Maryland Libraries’ e-Publishing Initiative, http://eada.lib.umd.edu

Library of Congress Digital Collections, Discovery and Exploration, https://www.loc.gov/collections/discovery-and-exploration/about-this-collection/

The New York Public Library Digital collection, https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/

Wisconsin Historical Society, American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement: A Digital Library and Learning Center, http://americanjourneys.org; with a special section of documents related to the Lewis and Clark expedition: http://americanjourneys.org/lewisclark.asp

Cartographic and visual materials

Biblioteca Nacional de Uruguay, América, Mapas, http://bibliotecadigital.bibna.gub.uy:8080/jspui/handle/123456789/14

The British Museum Collections Online, https://research.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/search.aspx

David Rumsey Map Collection, https://www.davidrumsey.com/

John Carter Brown Collections, Archive of Early American Images, https://jcb.lunaimaging.com/luna/servlet

 

Cite this article as: Giulia Iannuzzi, "Digital Libraries," in Geographies of Time, 01/02/2020, https://ian.hypotheses.org/310.

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