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University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa
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55,589
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45.8M
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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...
Videogame and Computer Game Magazines
Videogame and Computer Game Magazines
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14,175
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980,969
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Magazines related to video games, consoles, computer gaming, and related subjects.
JSTOR Early Journal Content
JSTOR Early Journal Content
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452,031
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60.9M
VIEWS
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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...
The Arvind Gupta Collection
The Arvind Gupta Collection
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14,571
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5.1M
VIEWS
by Arvind Gupta, Toymaker
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This collection contains a library of works uploaded by Arvind Gupta, Toymaker. This library of books, audio, video, and other materials from and about India is curated and maintained by Public Resource. The purpose of this library is to assist the students and the lifelong learners of India in their pursuit of an education so that they may better their status and their opportunities and to secure for themselves and for others justice, social, economic and political. This library has been...
Manga: Unsorted Collection
Manga: Unsorted Collection
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28,388
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3.2M
VIEWS
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Manga (漫画) are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long and complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art. In Japan, people of all ages read manga. The medium includes works in a broad range of genres: action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, suspense, detective, horror, sexuality, and business/commerce, among...
Document Cloud
Document Cloud
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758,365
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21M
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DocumentCloud is a web-based software platform created for journalists to allow the searching, analyzing, annotation and publication of primary source documents used in reporting. It is the only two-time Knight News Challenge grantee. Journalists from newsrooms including the New York Times, ProPublica, the LA Times, the Guardian, PBS, the Las Vegas Sun and other news organizations have uploaded over 1.5 million pages to DocumentCloud as of June 2011. DocumentCloud is built entirely on open...
Topic: documents
KETABPEDIA Book Collection
KETABPEDIA Book Collection
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155,708
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8.9M
VIEWS
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Books and materials uploaded by the KETABPEDIA arabic book site.
The Pulp Magazine Archive
The Pulp Magazine Archive
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12,996
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13M
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Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps"), also collectively known as pulp fiction, refers to inexpensive fiction magazines published from 1896 through the 1950s. The typical pulp magazine was seven inches wide by ten inches high, half an inch thick, and 128 pages long. Pulps were printed on cheap paper with ragged, untrimmed edges. The name pulp comes from the cheap wood pulp paper on which the magazines were printed. Magazines printed on better paper were called...
Video Game Magazine Inbox
Video Game Magazine Inbox
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13,189
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860,050
VIEWS
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A collection of magazines, not yet sorted, but destined for the videogame magazine collection.
Delaware County District Library (Ohio)
Delaware County District Library (Ohio)
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47,359
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10.4M
VIEWS
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The Delaware County District Library (DCDL) and its branches are vibrant centers of activity for residents and visitors in Delaware County. DCDL provides an inviting environment that encourages reading, learning, community discussion, and supports lifelong discovery. We are proud to be recognized for engaging minds, expanding opportunities, and improving the quality of life for Delaware County residents.
Shareware CD-ROMs
Shareware CD-ROMs
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3,379
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11.9M
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One of the most historically important artifacts to come from the home computer telecommunications revolution was shareware CDs, compact discs put out by companies containing hundreds of megabytes of shareware. Initially containing less than the full capacity of the discs (600mb, later 700mb) these items eventually began brimming with any sort of computer data that could be packaged and sold. As material "ran out", that is, as sellers of these CDs found they were unable to easily find...
Topics: Mark Fugitt, Mike Laybourn, sysop, RBBS software
Media History Digital Library
Media History Digital Library
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9,041
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13.8M
VIEWS
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A conservation and access project for historical printed materials related to cinema, broadcasting and recorded sound. Visit our new website and read our blog at http://www.mediahistoryproject.org/ Search Media History Digital Library titles: Advanced Search
PDFy Mirrors
PDFy Mirrors
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16,188
ITEMS
16.8M
VIEWS
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This collection contains automatically mirrored copies of all public documents uploaded to PDFy , a PDF hosting service. Unlisted ("private") documents are not included in this collection.
Topics: pdf, mirror
Trent University Library Donation
Trent University Library Donation
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172,279
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6.8M
VIEWS
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An initiative undertaken by the Bata Library has seen 250,000 books donated to the Internet Archive to be digitized and preserved for easy access by all students and future generations as part of the transformation of Trent University’s iconic library into a true library of the future. The donation of books to the Internet Archive for digitization has allowed Trent University students and faculty to continue to have access to resources once held at the Bata Library and at the same time...
Software Library: Amiga
Software Library: Amiga
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13,157
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3.2M
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These emulated Amiga software programs consist of demos and music disks from 20 years of community coding. A thank you to the Scripted Amiga Emulator project, as well as db48x and bai , for all the hard work with this experiment. 
Yearbooks
Yearbooks
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90,893
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7.8M
VIEWS
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Annual compilations of the student body of high schools, colleges, academic institutions, and academies. Often published by the student body itself, and a compilation of history, biography and world outlook. 
Central Intelligence Agency collection
Central Intelligence Agency collection
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377,672
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15.8M
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Documents by and relating to CIA.
Topic: CIA, Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence Community
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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10,245
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12.8M
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The Smithsonian Libraries and Archives (SLA) is an international system of 21 branch libraries and an institutional archives. Consisting of locations in Washington, D.C., New York, and the Republic of Panama, our library collections include over two million volumes in subjects ranging from art to zoology. Consisting of more than forty-four thousand cubic feet, our archival records chronicle the growth and development of the Smithsonian throughout its history.
Miscellaneous Computer Magazines
Miscellaneous Computer Magazines
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10,851
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667,876
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Magazines that are related to computers that have not yet been sorted into the other Computer Magazine collections.
NASA Network Resource and Training Site
NASA Network Resource and Training Site
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242,856
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11.7M
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Documents and information from the NASA Network Resource and Training Site.
Mirrortube: Mirrored YouTube Videos
Mirrortube: Mirrored YouTube Videos
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128,700
ITEMS
637,085
VIEWS
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The mirroring of Youtube involves collections of high-contention or representative videos and providing a more permanent home for these videos. They are meant for historical records and research.
Boletin Oficial de la Republica Argentina
Boletin Oficial de la Republica Argentina
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56,319
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34.3M
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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
Global Libraries
Global Libraries
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103,527
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7.6M
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Material in this collection comes from around the world via the Internet Archive Table Top Scribe System. More partners are joining every day and together, we are creating a global community of digital libraries.
New York Public Library
New York Public Library
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146,431
ITEMS
33M
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Books contributed by the New York Public Library .
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Folkscanomy Computer: Inbox and Miscellaneous
Folkscanomy Computer: Inbox and Miscellaneous
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4,774
ITEMS
107,999
VIEWS
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Unsorted general computer-related works and books, intended for further sorting in the Folkscanomy Computer collection.
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
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23,639
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29.6M
VIEWS
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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...
by National Agricultural Library
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This online collection features selected catalogs mainly from American nursery companies. For an overview of the entire collection, visit the Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection , a part of the National Agricultural Library's Special Collections . 
Folkscanomy: Games
Folkscanomy: Games
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2,605
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2.5M
VIEWS
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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...
The DOOM Level CD Collection
The DOOM Level CD Collection
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88
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8.1M
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"Doom WAD is the default format of package files for the video game Doom or its sequel Doom II, that contain sprites, levels, and game data. WAD stands for "Where's All the Data?" Immediately after its release in 1993, Doom attracted a sizeable following of players who created their own mods for WAD files—packages containing levels, graphics and other game data—and played a vital part in spawning the mod-making culture which is now commonplace for first-person shooters....
Zines
Zines
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60,706
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6.3M
VIEWS
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This is a collection of zines that can be found on the Archive. Zines are self-published, non-commercial publications with typically small circulations. They cover a wide range of topics with many focused on politics, art, creative writing, and personal theory.
Community Texts
by Robert Greene
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Amazing book just download and read it and I bet its gonna mould your life and its trajectory towards a whole new direction.
Topic: 48 laws power Robert Greene the
Genealogy
Genealogy
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41,437
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13.2M
VIEWS
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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 ; Brigham 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...
CIHM Monograph Collection
CIHM Monograph Collection
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77,792
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43.1M
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The University of Alberta Library Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM) monographs is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
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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,...
Tamil Virtual Academy
Tamil Virtual Academy
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7,857
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549,948
VIEWS
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Tamil Virtual University (TVU) was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu on 18th May 2000. This academy is functioning under the administrative control of the Information Technology Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. The TVU was renamed as Tamil Virtual Academy (TVA) with effect from 16th July 2010. The academy aims to provide Internet based Tamil resource access to the Tamil Diaspora across the globe and others who are interested in the Tamil language, literature, art, culture, etc....
Manga: Artbooks and Art Collections
Manga: Artbooks and Art Collections
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1,116
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2.9M
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Manga (漫画) are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long and complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art. In Japan, people of all ages read manga. The medium includes works in a broad range of genres: action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, suspense, detective, horror, sexuality, and business/commerce, among...
Servants Of Knowledge
Servants Of Knowledge
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22,111
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1.4M
VIEWS
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The Servants of Knowledge gratefully acknowledges the help of the Indian Academy of Sciences in providing space and logistical support for our efforts in Bangalore. The Servants of Knowledge is a group of volunteers dedicated to promoting the increase and diffusion of knowledge through bread labor and public work. Jai Gyan! This library of books, audio, video, and other materials from and about India is curated and maintained by Public Resource. The purpose of this library is to assist the...
Topic: India
Microfiche
Microfiche
collection
28,205
ITEMS
556,034
VIEWS
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Documents scanned from Microfiche (sometimes called ufiche). A microfiche is a sheet of flat film, 105 × 148 mm in size, the same size as the international standard for paper size ISO A6. It carries a matrix of micro images. All microfiche are read with their text parallel to the long side of the fiche. Frames may be landscape or portrait in orientation. Along the top of the fiche a title may be recorded for visual identification. From Wikipedia: ...
Game and Gamer Magazines
Game and Gamer Magazines
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11,783
ITEMS
12.5M
VIEWS
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This is a collection of magazines and newsletters based around gaming of a non-video type: Board Games, Role-Playing Games, and any other sort of related entertainment. 
a Collection of Transcluding Items
a Collection of Transcluding Items
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34,153
ITEMS
12.5M
VIEWS
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A collection of items that are transcluding other items.
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78rpm shellac discs donated from the Batavia Public Library Thorpe Collection to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive. Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles. https://archive.org/details/BTB-10202016 contains details of the physical materials.
Topics: 78rpm, thorpe, ARC, Archive of Contemporary Music
Source: 78
Evergreen State College
Evergreen State College
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43,537
ITEMS
636,186
VIEWS
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The Evergreen State College is a public liberal arts and sciences college in Olympia, Washington. Founded in 1967, it offers a non-traditional undergraduate curriculum in which students have the option to design their own study towards a degree or follow a pre-determined path of study. Full-time students can enroll in interdisciplinary academic programs, in addition to stand-alone classes. Programs typically offer students the opportunity to study several disciplines in a coordinated manner....
California Revealed
California Revealed
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92,551
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3.3M
VIEWS
by California Revealed
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California Revealed is a State Library initiative to help California’s public libraries, in partnership with other local heritage groups, digitize, preserve, and provide online access to archival materials - books, newspapers, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and more - that tell the incredible stories of the Golden State. We also provide free access and preservation services for existing digital collections, including technical advice and guidance, for partner organizations with in-house...
Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University
collection
32,797
ITEMS
10.9M
VIEWS
by Brigham Young University
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Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University
Kodi Archive and Support File Collection
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favorite 4

comment 0

TV Logos
Topic: TV Logos
Columbia University Libraries
Columbia University Libraries
collection
42,247
ITEMS
17.4M
VIEWS
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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 Chinese law registers 玲瓏 Ling Long Clean Water and Air Act Amendments of 1971/77 Hebrew Manuscripts
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Sydney Morning Herald
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23,856
ITEMS
10.4M
VIEWS
by SMH
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The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney. Founded in 1831 as the Sydney Herald, the SMH is the oldest continuously published newspaper in Australia. The newspaper is published six days a week. The newspaper's Sunday counterpart, The Sun-Herald, is published in tabloid format. It is available at outlets in Sydney, regional New South Wales, Canberra and South East Queensland (Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast). Three employees of the...
PubMed Central
PubMed Central
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209,788
ITEMS
13.6M
VIEWS
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PubMed Central is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
collection
16,779
ITEMS
15.7M
VIEWS
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The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. We work with North Carolina cultural heritage institutions to scan, describe, and publish historical materials online, which in turn increases access to and use of their collections. The items available here are only part of the online collection - see the complete collection at DigitalNC.org.
Topic: yearbooks
CARLI
CARLI
collection
15,673
ITEMS
18.2M
VIEWS
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Material in this collection has been provided by The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois . The Consortium leads Illinois academic libraries to create and sustain a rich, supportive, and diverse knowledge environment that furthers teaching, learning, and research through the sharing of collections, expertise, and programs.
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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...
Folkscanomy History: Books of a Historical Nature
Folkscanomy History: Books of a Historical Nature
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11,144
ITEMS
3.7M
VIEWS
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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...
SmackJeeves Web Comics
SmackJeeves Web Comics
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34,755
ITEMS
3.7M
VIEWS
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Smack Jeeves was a website where creators could upload and share their original webcomics. It was shut down on December 31st, 2020.
Topics: comics, webcomics
Cultural Resources of India
Cultural Resources of India
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20,956
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
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This library of books, audio, video, and other materials from and about India is curated and maintained by Public Resource. The purpose of this library is to assist the students and the lifelong learners of India in their pursuit of an education so that they may better their status and their opportunities and to secure for themselves and for others justice, social, economic and political. This library has been posted for non-commercial purposes only and facilitates fair dealing usage of...
Building Technology Heritage Library
Building Technology Heritage Library
collection
13,587
ITEMS
8.1M
VIEWS
by Association for Preservation Technology, Int.
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The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is primarily a collection of American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical building guides. Trade catalogs are an important primary source to document past design and construction practices. These materials can aid in the preservation and conservation of older structures as well as other research goals. About the Building Technology Heritage Library The BTHL contains materials from various private and...
Topic: Building Technology Heritage Library
Community Texts
by dreamosat
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favorite 12

comment 1

key
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: key
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Sets of volumes of compiled knowledge.
Daniel McNeil Collection
Daniel McNeil Collection
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16,690
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5.9M
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78rpm shellac discs donated from Daniel McNeil to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive. The collection of 22,359 ten and twelve inch seventy-eights is one of the first that ARC worked with from beginning to end, and what a pleasure. Rare for us the discs were all carefully arranged on shelves by label, and then by manufacturer number. Even better, the weeks we spent packing up meant cake and coffee everyday at 4. Here’s Mr. McNeil’s...
Source: 78
Folkscanomy: Music
Folkscanomy: Music
collection
7,147
ITEMS
12.1M
VIEWS
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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...
Washington University Libraries
Washington University Libraries
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77,521
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5M
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The Washington University Libraries are a collaborative network of 12 academic libraries working to connect users with resources across the campuses of Washington University in St. Louis.
Kentucky Digital Newspapers
Kentucky Digital Newspapers
collection
86,474
ITEMS
10.1M
VIEWS
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Kentucky Digital Newspaper Program (KDNP) at the University of Kentucky Libraries, and available in the Internet Archive, provides preservation and access to historic and contemporary newspapers from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. New content is added daily.
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library
collection
56,081
ITEMS
10.7M
VIEWS
by BITSAVERS.ORG
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Since the 1990s, the bitsavers collective has been scanning computer-related documentation and materials as well as rescuing software from rapidly-fading media. Intended to be a permanent and accessible collection of manuals, technical specifications and lore related to computer brands and materials, the collection now houses thousands of documents containing millions of pages. The project is primarily the work of Al Kossow, tireless worker and scanner, who has spent endless hours hand-scanning...
Banned Books
Banned Books
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4,016
ITEMS
2.5M
VIEWS
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Book Banning has existed in America since colonial times, when legislatures and royal governors enacted laws against blasphemy and seditious libel. Legislatures in the early American republic passed laws against obscenity. Though freedom of the press has grown significantly over the course of the twentieth century, book banning and related forms of censorship have persisted due to cyclical concerns about affronts to cultural, political, moral, and religious orthodoxy. Thanks to the ALA for...
PIMS - University of Toronto
PIMS - University of Toronto
collection
9,365
ITEMS
13.9M
VIEWS
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“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...
Folkscanomy: Self-Defense
Folkscanomy: Self-Defense
collection
3,432
ITEMS
4M
VIEWS
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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...
Canadian Government Publications Portal
Canadian Government Publications Portal
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27,869
ITEMS
13.1M
VIEWS
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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...
MBLWHOI Library
MBLWHOI Library
collection
12,944
ITEMS
27.7M
VIEWS
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Books from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) .
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
collection
23,333
ITEMS
11.1M
VIEWS
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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...
Deutscher Bundestag
Deutscher Bundestag
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148,766
ITEMS
3.8M
VIEWS
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An unofficial mirror of official documents of the german parliament. This repository is managed by @malexmave , and automatically updated using the open source (AGPLv3) pdok-mirror software and the internetarchive python library. Why? Hell, why not? Also, given the current trends towards electing populists who would much rather see certain documents scrubbed from the archives, it can never hurt to have a backup of the history of your democracy somewhere safe. Just in case.
Topics: politics, official documents, german parliament
Unsorted NSIA Contributions
Unsorted NSIA Contributions
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52,149
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43,220
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Various uploads thought to be best placed in the NSIA collection.
Duke University Libraries
Duke University Libraries
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20,625
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10.2M
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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...
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Miscellaneous Contributed Journals and Academic Newsletters.
Taxonomy Archive
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2.1M
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Journals publishing taxonomic work
Topics: biodiversity, taxonomy
Installation and Driver CD-ROMs
Installation and Driver CD-ROMs
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4,048
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1.3M
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CD-ROM images of driver discs, installation media, and documentation companions that were included with hardware or operating systems.