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Resource Type: All Of Is Is Image Collections
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Charlestown, Rhode Island : Primate Conservation
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All the World's Primates is the comprehensive and authoritative resource for information about all the species and subspecies of living lorises, galagos, lemurs, tarsiers, monkeys, and apes. The relational database has contributions from more than 300 scientists, most of whom have done research on primates in their natural habitats. Containing all of the 612 species and subspecies recognized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), as well as exciting current discoveries, the database details habitat, social behavior, diet, physical measurements, risks of extinction, and other facts critical to understanding primate lives. Users can organize primates by multiple methods that best suit their needs. Fully referenced with over 10,000 citations, the data accompany more than 3,000 photographs, as well as interactive maps for each species and subspecies, video, audio, links, search tools, multilingual glossaries, review articles, and other resources
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Alexandria, VA. : Alexander Street Press, LLC
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"Contains indexed, searchable information on over 4 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with 15,000 photographs. ... In addition to 222 volumes of rosters published by the state Adjutants Generals, the database includes the military records for every soldier in the collection as well as Official Records, pension index records, 1860 census records, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) records, Roll of Honor records, Medal of Honor records, and regimental histories. This information has been compiled from personal items, graveyards, and newspaper reports."--About page
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Marlborough, Wiltshire : Adam Matthew Digital
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A wide-ranging digital resource presenting a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century. This resource contains material from the Newberry Library's extensive Edward E. Ayer Collection. Includes manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books, photographs and newspapers. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals
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Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress
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American Memory is a gateway to the Library of Congressś vast resources of digitized American historical materials. Comprising more than 9 million items that document U.S. history and culture, American Memory is organized into more than 100 thematic collections based on their original format, their subject matter, or who first created, assembled, or donated them to the Library. The original formats include manuscripts, prints, photographs, posters, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, books, pamphlets, and sheet music. Each online collection is accompanied by a set of explanatory features designed to make the materials easy to find, use, and understand. Collections may be browsed individually, searched individually (including full-text searching for many written items), or searched across multiple collections
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Marlborough, Wiltshire, England : Adam Matthew Digital, [2008]-
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Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material, and rare printed sources from the Graff Collection about the American West, including tales of frontier life, Native Americans, vigilantes, and outlaws, and the growth of urban centres and environmental impact of westward expansion and of life in the borderlands
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[State College, Pa.] : Accuweather/AP, 1998-
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Associated Press archive of over photographs from 1844 to the present, audio files of radio broadcasts, text of wire stories, and info-graphics
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New York : ARTstor
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Searchable database of digital images and associated catalog data, with new image collections added several times a year. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women's studies, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, download and organize images
Access Requirements
Advanced Database Search requires (free) registration.
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[Oxford] : Beazley Archive
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The Beazley Archive is a research unit of the University of Oxford's Faculty of Literae Humaniores. This web site provides access to photographs, notes, drawings, an illustrated dictionary and bibliographies relating to ancient Greek and Roman art. The photographs of Athenian vases are the largest archive of this class in the world and were the basis of John Beazley's life's work
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BFI Screenonline is an extensive publicly available encyclopaedia devoted to British film and television. The site is supplemented by rich and authoritative contextual material by expert writers, specially commissioned for BFI Screenonline alongside thousands of stills, posters and press books
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Bibliothèque nationale de France
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Paris : Bibliothèque nationale, 1996-
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Home page of the Bibliothèque nationale, with links to its online catalogs (BN-Opale Plus, BN-Opaline, CCFR), image databases (Gallica and la banque d'images) and Internet resource guides (Signets)
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Cambridge : ProQuest Information and Learning
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Black Studies Center combines three invaluable resources for research and teaching in Black Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index of Black Periodicals (IIBP), and The Chicago Defender. This fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies includes scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, and much more
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[Dublin, Ohio] : OCLC Online Computer Library Center
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CAMIO fills the gap left by the end of operations of the Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO). This new database not only supports art history, studio art, and design departments, it also provides rich context for history, religion, and other humanities programs. It covers antiquity to the present, and includes photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings and watercolors, jewelry and costumes, textiles, books, installations, and architecture - plus audio-video and mixed media
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[New York, NY] : Columbia University Libraries, Digital Programs Division : Visual Media Center, Department of Art History and Archaeology
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The Columbia Image Bank covers a broad range of subjects, cultures and periods. Users may access outstanding examples of the visual arts and material culture from the world's major collections; stills of performance pieces; and photographs, drawings and renderings of architecture and sites. The Image Bank is available as a hosted collection in the ARTstor digital image library. Columbia users can search Columbia Image Bank alone or alongside all of ARTstor's content
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Oxford : Beazley Archive, 2004-
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In 2000 the International Committee of Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum asked the Beazley Archive to prepare a feasibility study for the digitisation of out of print fascicules, approximately 250 for the web. Later that year the Union Academique Internationale formally invited the Beazley Archive to undertake the project. The CVA project, to digitise these fascicules began in 2002 and ended in September 2004. The project is on-going; new fascicules are being published and participating museums have the opportunity to contribute to the on-line database
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[Berkeley, Calif.] : Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley ; [New York, N.Y.] : Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University, 1997-
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"The Digital Scriptorium is an image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts, intended to unite scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research."
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Digital South Asia Library (Project)
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Chicago, Ill. : Digital South Asia Library, Center for Research Libraries, 2000-
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The Digital South Asia Library, a project of the Center for Research Libraries, is a global collaborative effort to make important and rare South Asian resources available to the international community. Includes: reference resources, bibliographies and union lists, indexes, books and journals, statistics, image collections, maps and catalogs of maps
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Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press
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Provides access to over letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts concerning events that took place in North America between 1534 and 1860. The focus of the database is on description, travel, and accounts of interactions among various cultural groups
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[Paris] : Bibliothèque nationale de France
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Gallica is a digital library of French and francophone culture maintained by the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Contains numerous electronic texts, images, maps, animation, and sound files of French and other publications in history, literature, science, philosophy, law, economics, and political science
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Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK : Adam Matthew Digital, c2012-
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"This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices."
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[Taiwan : Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan]
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Online database including images and related descriptive articles about the pieces in the National Palace Museum collections
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[Taibei Xian Zhonghe Shi] : Hua yi shu wei gu fen you xian gong si
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Photo images and related description articles of art objects of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan in the languages of traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, Japanese, and English. The database covers seven categories: painting, calligraphy, ceramics, jade, bronze, Buddhist antiques and rarities, "故宮線上, 圖片與文字內容由台灣台北國立故宮博物院授權使用, 是一個兼具教育推廣與學術性質之資料庫, 內容含繪畫, 書法, 陶瓷, 玉器, 銅器, 佛教文物, 珍玩 (文房、牙、木、骨、漆、緙繡)等."
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[[Ann Arbor, MI] : ProQuest, 2007-
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The collection consists of U.S. Collection, World Collection and Special Collection. In the U.S. Collection, there are over 100,000 cadastral (those showing land and property owners) maps detailing the geographic and development history of the United States over several hundred years. In addition there over 1,000 city directories related to the cadastral maps. The World Collection is a collection of maps covering the world through time. The Special Collection is an eclectic mix of maps, including decorative plates, portraits, and lithographs, as well as nautical and topographical maps
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Only a subset of Jane's Online is available to Columbia users. Content available to Columbia users is noted on the left of the initial database screen.
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[Surrey, U.K. : Jane's Information Group], [Coulsdon, Surrey?] : IHS Jane's
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Jane's content provides news and analysis on global issues relating to security and defense issues. The country studies are fact filled reports on a range of data regarding all UN recognized countries. The content is updated daily, it is image rich and contain an archive of content back to the late 1980s
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Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2008-
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"Images of the American Civil War: Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera presents the dramatic imagery of nineteenth-century Americana as experienced from the social, military, and political perspectives. At completion, the collection will present 75,000 images drawn from archives around the country, documenting the camp and battle experiences of Union and Confederate soldiers of all ranks, time spent in hospitals and in prisons, civilian life in cities and towns close to and far from the front lines of war, and the demeanor of the politicians whose decisions could bring the nation together or tear it apart. Many of the images in the collection were captured by famous and lesser-known innovators working with the burgeoning medium of nineteenth-century photography. Additionally, graphical content such as envelopes, song sheets, recruiting posters, imprints, and cartoons give users the ability to research how wartime America illustrated their times visually."--About the database
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[Princeton, NJ : Index of Christian Art, Princeton University
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Based on The index of Christian art, a thematic and iconographic index of early Christian and medieval art objects begun at Princeton University in 1917, the index catalogs primarily Christian art from early apostolic times to approximately 1400 A.D. While coverage is predominantly of Christian iconography, Jewish, Islamic, and non-ecclesiastical subjects are also covered. The database contains a portion of the index's backfiles as well as all works cataloged since 1991. Entries include descriptive information, provenance, location and ownership information, bibliographical references, and, when available, a photographic reproduction of the work of art
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