The British Columbia Digital
International Collections by Institution
The focus of this set of links is on collections
of electronic texts (not individual titles) preserved through libraries,
archives, museums and corporate or private initiatives. Listings here are
therefore primarily for the written word as expressed in manuscripts, books and
periodicals, including newspapers. Non-book digital library collections may be
included. Readers wishing further leads to non-book digital content should
consult one of the directories or guides.
Unless indicated, access to these Web sites is free and open to the
- American Overseas Digital Library.
Washington, D.C.: Council of American Overseas
Research Centers. Summary: " The American Overseas Digital Library is designed to include in one
consolidated, web-based digital library a host of materials including
bibliographic records, selected full-text materials, article-level indices,
archival descriptions, databases and digitized versions of maps, dissertations,
musical recordings, photographs, and other important and unique research
resources representing the distributed holdings of all the CAORC member center
Date accessed: 2004-02-28. Date added: 2004-02-28.
universalis: a G-7 global information society pilot project, includes
national libraries from Europe, Canada, the United States, and Japan.
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Library. In addition to online catalogs, this site features the FAO
Corporate Document Repository. Date accessed: 2002-12-26. Date added:
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Memory of the World
Programme. Access to digitized collections of documentary heritage of
global significance from archives, libraries and museums via the Memory of the
World Register or the
Directory of Digitized Collections.
- Latin America
- North America:
- North America: Mexico
- North America: United
- South America
Pacific Ocean (including
Australia and New Zealand)
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