Digitized books and documents

Digitized Books and Documents Some digital collections of interest and information about digitizing books and images.

Books and Documents Comments
On-line Books Page "The On-Line Books Page is a directory of books that can be freely read right on the Internet."
Berkeley Digital Books "The Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE builds digital collections and services while providing information and support to digital library developers worldwide."
Library of Virginia Digital Collections "rare and unique Virginia materials into an integrated, user-friendly electronic research environment"
Illinois Marriages Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900
Civil War Women On-line archival collections featuring scanned pages and texts of the writings of women during the American Civil War. Includes the 1864 diary of Alice Williamson, a 16 year old girl from Gallatin, Tennessee, the papers of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, a renowned Confederate spy, and the papers of Sarah E. Thompson, a spy for the Union.
Duke University Special Collections Library Collections centered on "developing an understanding of human experience and culture".
Making of America Making of America is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
 Project Gutenberg  17,000 free books in the on-line catalog


Digitizing Resources and Information Comments
Design of a Digital Library An article by by James Richvalsky and David Watkins.
Digital Libraries: Resources and Projects International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) collection of resources dealing with Digital Libraries.
Building Digital Libraries Llinks to information about hardware, software, vendors and current digital library projects.
IEEE Digital Library Technical Committee IEEE Digital Library Technical Committee
Digital Library Information and Resources Projects, conferences, papers, publications, etc. related to digital libraries.
Web and Digital Imaging Tips Stan Hoffman Photography
National Digital Library Program The Library of Congress National Digital Library Program (NDLP) is assembling a digital library of reproductions of primary source materials to support the study of the history and culture of the United States. 
Map Collections A variety of early maps grouped under themes, including the first delineations of Liberia (1830-1870), a set of maps of the Yellowstone Valley and brand new first National Park, various maps of colonial and revolutionary America, and an 1814 map of Lewis and Clark's track west.

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