Databases and Digital Libraries

Databases and Digital Libraries

QUESTIA – Your username is your school email address.

Gale Databases – Available through VT Online Library.

NYTimes by geographic location

NYTimes by current event/place

Digital Public Library of America

Europeana (European collections- great for art and music)

CIA World Factbook (search particular countries)

Public Library of Science (PLOS)

UVM Libraries Center for Digital Initiatives
Includes archives of the Proctor Maple Research Center, maple sugar and maple syrup recipe collections, medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, 900 images of the Long Trail, and photographic collections of Burlington and Danville.

Digital Collections at Middlebury
Includes archives from the college’s history, publications, digital lectures, rare books and manuscripts from American Literature, historic images of Middlebury, railroad photos, Vermont maps and postcards, and the collections of Helen Hartness Flanders.

National Archives
Includes documents and photographs archiving American history, government, events, as well as pieces of Americana. Archives include presidential collections, founding documents, interviews and correspondance.

Library of Congress Digital Collections and Archives
Includes American history and culture, historic newspapers and sound recordings, performing arts encyclopedia, prints and photographs, veterans history, legislative information, maps and manuscripts, and folklife and hispanic digital collections.

New York Public Library Digital Collections
Includes material related to the performing and fine arts, science, religion, literature, human rights, geography, war and peace, politics, world history, American history, NYC history.

Boston Public Library Online Collections
Includes material related to the performing and fine arts, sports, literature, American history, and Boston history.

Harvard University Digital Collections
Includes materials related to politics, fine and performing arts, social sciences, literature, politics, geography, world history, and American history.