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Media History Digital Library
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9.9M
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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
Children's Library
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2,828
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7.8M
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by Internet Archive
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Books for children from around the world. From University of California Libraries ( list ), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection , the National Yiddish Book Center , the New York Public Library , International Children's Digital Library , and other libraries. See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Childrens Book Collection.
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
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141,061
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9.6M
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded on April 13, 1870, "to be located in the City of New York, for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in said city a Museum and library of art, of encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts, and the application of arts to manufacture and practical life, of advancing the general knowledge of kindred subjects, and, to that end, of furnishing popular instruction." The mission of The Metropolitan Museum of Art is to collect,...
Topics: art, metropolitan museum of art, sculpture, art objects, New York City
Natural History Museum Library, London
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9,914
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10.6M
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Books from the Natural History Museum Library, London .
MIT OpenCourseWare
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398
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9.3M
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MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), available at http://ocw.mit.edu , makes the course materials used in the teaching of all MIT undergraduate and graduate subjects available on the Web, free of charge, to any user in the world. Educators utilize the materials for curriculum development, while students and self-learners around the globe use them for self-study or supplementary use. With more than 2,000 courses now available, OCW is delivering on the promise of open sharing of knowledge.
Film Noir
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97
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9.3M
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Expressionistic crime dramas of the 40s and 50s: tough cops and private eyes, femme fatales, mean city streets and deserted backroads, bags of loot and dirty double-crossers.
Columbia University Libraries
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36,252
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13.6M
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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
Harvard University
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289,501
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11.9M
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Books sponsored or contributed by Harvard University
The ARCHIVE.ORG Manual Library
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185,252
ITEMS
22.2M
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The Internet Archive Manual Library is a collection of manuals, instructions, walkthroughs and datasheets for a massive spectrum of items. Manuals covering electronic and mechanical products, instructions on mixing or blending items, and instruction sets for software and computer items are all included. Having the manual for an item can mean the difference between that item being useful (and therefore not immediately junked) and being forgotten, or replaced with similar products. They also give...
Topics: manuals, instructions
USGS Maps
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59,966
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15M
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Download USGS DRG maps of the 50 states. These maps are best used with global positioning software or a map viewer. This collection was made possible by Jared Benedict of the Libre Map Project and over 100 map "liberators" (listed in the lower left-hand column of this page). For an alternative search interface, click here .
Topic: maps
The New York Botanical Garden
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9,768
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16.8M
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Books from The New York Botanical Garden
Podcasts
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3,311,243
ITEMS
62.8M
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Diehard podcasters are featured here! These podcast collections were all created from user contributions to the  Open Source Audio  collection. A great resource for podcasters: the Creative Commons  Podcasting Legal Guide .
Getty Research Institute
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56,880
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27.7M
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Books contributed by Getty Research Institute . The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences. The range of the collections begins with prehistory and extends to contemporary art. - The Getty Institute
Silent Films
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1,274
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22.2M
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A collection of feature or short silent films uploaded by archive users.
Topic: silent films
New York Public Library
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144,477
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28.6M
VIEWS
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Books contributed by the New York Public Library .
NASA Images
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204,274
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28.9M
VIEWS
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Search NASA Images: Advanced Search
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Short Format Films
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3,160
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36.1M
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Short Format Films contributed by users. View a list of all the Short Films sorted by popularity .
Topic: short films
Sci-Fi / Horror
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464
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39.3M
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Science Fiction and Horror films: monsters and aliens, space and time travel, experiments gone wrong, unimagined disasters.
Hip Hop Mixtapes
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11,294
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57.2M
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In hip hop's earliest days, the music only existed in live form, and the music was spread via tapes of parties and shows. Hip hop mixtapes first appeared in the mid-1970s in New York City, featuring artists such as Kool Herc and Afrika Bambaataa. As more tapes became available, they began to be collected and traded by fans. In the late 70's into the early 80's DJs began recording mixtapes out of their homes, referring to them as House Tapes. DJs such as Harold G. (who later became known as Whiz...
The Magazine Rack
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177,842
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91.3M
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The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
Cornell University Library
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76,289
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69.8M
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The originals of these books are in the Cornell University Library . The majority were digitized in 2008 with funding by Microsoft Corporation. Scanning was performed by Kirtas Technologies; OCR was performed by, and derivative formats created by, the Internet Archive. Other digitizing projects followed, adding to this collection. One such project included books and journals in the life sciences and natural history for the purposes of being added to the Biodiversity Heritage Library or...
The Library of Congress
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165,985
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87M
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Question or comment about digitized items from the Library of Congress that are presented on this website? Please use the Library of Congress  Ask a Librarian form . The  Library of Congress  is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online. It is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. Explore...
Feature Films
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6,377
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189.7M
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by Internet Archive
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Feature films, shorts , silent films and trailers are available for viewing and downloading. Enjoy! View a list of all the Feature Films sorted by popularity . Do you want to post a feature film? First, figure out if it's in the Public Domain. Read this FAQ about determining if something is PD. If you're still not sure, post a question to the forum below with as much information about the movie as possible. One of our users might have relevant information.
Topic: Moving Images
American Libraries
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3,113,057
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1.8B
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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft , Yahoo! , The Sloan Foundation , and others.