The British Columbia Digital
Digital Library Collections By Subject: Civilization,
See also subject list for other
aspects of modern civilizations (for example, architecture, economics, engineering, science
Wars in Asia: Digital Teaching Library. Missoula, MT: Maureen and Mike
Mansfield Centre, University of Montana. Multimedia collection that supports
teaching about the United States' involvement in the  Pacific Theater
in World War Two, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Date accessed: 2004-08-19.
Date added: 2004-08-19.
- Center for Disaster Management and
Humanitarian Assistance, Reference Library and Tool Kit for Latin America and
the Caribbean, 2nd Edition.Tampa, FL:
University of South Florida New Orleans, LA: Tulane University. Includes United
States government and military publications, along with the Well
Digger's Workstation Special Edition by Jack E. Turner.
The entire reference library is available on CD-ROM. Date
- Early Modern Women Database. University of Maryland Libraries, 2000?-. Date accessed: 2006-01-23. Date added: 2006-01-23.
- ECHO (European Cultural Heritage Online). Berlin, Germany: Max Planck Institute
for the History of Science and others. Digital facsimiles that document
the achievements and diffusion of Western civilization beginning with Sumerian
cuneiform tablets (3000 B.C.) as represented in the CDLI
and ranging across time to the 20th cenutry. Date accessed: 2004-03-06.
Date added: 2004-03-06.
Libraries Project. Antwerp, Belgium: Human Info NGO. Started in 1992 by
Dr. Michel Loots,
this cooperative project with United Nations agencies aims to electronically
publish and distribute to developing countries via the Internet/Web and
CD-ROM thousands of UN publications relating to " know-how and ideas they need to tackle poverty and increase the human potential."
The library of electronic publications is called the Humanity Information
Library. See also: New Zealand Digital Library, Humanitarian
and UN Collections, and the Payson Center for International Development
and Technology Transfer, Humanity
Libraries Online  (Tulane University, Louisiana, USA). Date added:
- International Development Research  Centre  (Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada), Digital Library.  " All full text documents on the IDRC web site can be accessed through the Library
catalogue by choosing " Full Text Avail." : Yes. Several lists of full
text documents and books are also available for browsing." The IDRC Digital
Library also provides access to " thousands of photographic slides, mostly related to IDRC projects"
through the IMAGES
database. Date copyrighted: 1998-01-01. Date accessed: 2002-12-22. Date
- New Zealand Digital Library,
Humanitarian and UN Collections.
This site utilizes the open source Greenstone software developed at the
University of Waikato to create and provide access online and via CD-ROMs
to thousands of UN agency publications. Date added: 2002-09-08.
- Pan American Health Organization, Virtual
Disaster Library. Bilingual interface: Spanish and English. See also:
Health Library for Disasters
(World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization). Date added:
- Payson Center for International
Development and Technology Transfer, Humanity
Libraries Online. New Orleans, Louisiana: Tulane University. As of September
2002, the collection of online publications is organized into the following
Development Library 2.0 Medical and Health Library
and Nutrition Library Collection
on Critical Global Issues 2.0: 1999 Edition World
Environmental Library 1.0 Africa Collection for Transition (ACT)
and the  Bibliothèque
pour le Développement Durable 1.0. All of these
collections are available online or via CD-ROM. Date added: 2002-09-08.
- Theleme (Techniques pour l'Historien en Ligne : Etudes, Manuels, Exercices).
Paris, France: École nationale des chartes, La Sorbonne. Contains an interactive
digital facsimile set of sample pages from books and documents that help
archivists, historians and students interpret handwriting and printing from
various time periods (450 A.D. to 1488 A.D.). Date accessed: 2004-08-28.
Date added: 2004-08-28.
- TravelHistory.org: A Website About Travel in History: People, Places,
Adventure and Exploration. San Jose, CA: Hidden Knowledge. Contains
hybrid digital facsimiles in the form of scanned images and HTML transcripts
of historic travel accounts from around the world. Date accessed: 2004-08-06.
Date added: 2004-08-06.
- United States Institute of Peace, Margarita S. Studemeister Digital Library in International Conflict Management. Named after a director of the Jeannette Rankin Library Program, this digital library established two digital collections in 1996 and 1998: the Peace Agreements Digital Collection and the Truth Commissions Digital Collection. Date accessed: 2004-09-23. Date added: 2004-09-23.
- University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre, Forced
Migration Online. A distributed, full-text searchable  library of
publications relating to involuntary human displacement. Date added: 2002-09-08.
- World Civilizations: An Internet Classroom and Anthology. Edited by Richard Hooker. Pullman, WA: Washington State University, 1996-. Alternate title: World Cultures. This site combines online or e-learning with links to and/or transcriptions of texts covering ancient and modern global cultures and civilizations. Date accessed: 2005-05-23. Date added: 2005-05-23.
- World Health Organization
and Pan American Health Organization, Health
Library for Disasters. Trilingual interface: English, French, and Spanish.
Date added: 2002-09-08.
- World War I Document Archive.
Hosted by the Harold B. Lee  Library, Brigham Young University. " This archive of primary documents from World War I has been
assembled by volunteers of the World War I Military History List (WWI-L).
The archive is international in focus and intends to
present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War." Date
created: 1996-02-01. Date accessed: 2002-12-22. Date added: 2002-12-22.
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