Below is a growing list of resources to use with those in the Research, Research strategy, & Art Topics pages

 

Digital Archives / Libraries -- Art

.....Archives of American Art (Smithsonian)
.....art21 - Art21's mission is to inspire a more creative world through the
..........works and words of contemporary artists
.....Art History Unstuffed Dr. Jeanne S. M. Willette,
..........Otis College of Art and Design
.....Art Story: Modern Art Insight
.....Artist's talks, 20th c. Maryland Institute College of Art (via Internet Archive)

.....British Library
..........Virtual Books - Manuscripts: view with Turn the page technology
..........Digitised Manuscripts Free, high quality digital editions

.....Dumbarton Oaks: Online Resources.
..............Byzantine / garden & Landscape, and Pre-Columbian Studies About
.....Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, & Technology

.....The Getty
..........Art + Ideas Podcast "Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, ...
....................talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work."
..........Getty Publications Virtual Library Free art books online
..........Getty Research Portal
..........Getty Search Gateway Search across Getty collections
..........Search Tools and Databases

.....Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History Metropolitan Museum of Art
.....Illuminated Manuscripts page in this Art History Resources sitein
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Internet Archive:
..........Guggenheim Museum: Free art books
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Virtual Reading Room
.....Metropolitan Museum of Art: Five decades of Met Publications
..........on art history, available to read, download, or search for free
.....Museum of Modern Art Exhibition History 1929-present
.....New Museum Digital Archive . . . About
.....New York Art Resources Consortium
New! Online Scholarly Catalogs Art Institute Chicago
.....smarthistory
.....smarthistory & Kahn Academy Art history survey (more than 1770 videos)
.....Tate Archive: More than a million items related to artists and art
.....Trivium "free online art history book,
..........sharing the diverse stories of human creativity"
.....Video Series from the Studio Corning Museum of Glass
.....Visual Arts A section of Victorian Web

Digital Libraries -- general

.....Digital Public Library of America Over 17 million items
.....Great Books Online, free of charge (Bartleby.com)
.....Hathi Trust Digital Library "a partnership of academic & research ..........institutions, offering...millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world"
.....Internet Archive millions of free books, movies, software, music, and more.
.....New!.UCLA Children's Book Collection
...................Children's books published from 1728 through 1999
.....JStor: Open Access Books Free ebooks
.....JStor: Open Access Content: Scroll down to find free content
..........for individuals who have no Library affiliation
.....Librivox: Free public domain audiobooks
.....Library of Congress
.............World Digital Library
.....NY Public Library: Ebook Central
..........More than 300,000 titles -- You can get a Library card!
.....Open Culture "The best free cultural & educational media on the web"
.....Open Library: Over 1,000,000 free e-books
.....Perseus Digital Library Tufts University
.....Project Gutenberg over 54,000 free eBooks
.....Reed Digital Collections Some resources are open; some need login
.....Online Books Page - University of Pennsylvania
. . .. . .Listing over 2 million free books on the web
.....World Digital Library - Library of Congress

.And more Archives . . .

. . .ARAS: Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism
. . .Biodiversity Heritage Library Inspiring discovery through
... .... .free access to biodiversity knowledge
... .Christian Classics Ethereal Library Calvin College, Grand Rapids MI
... .Cultural Landscape Foundation
... .... .Databases of places, landscape designers, and more
New! Data USA - Search, map, compare, & download U. S. data
... .Discogs.com exhaustive music database and marketplace
.....Digital Penn Museum
..........((Pennsylvania U. Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology)
..........(Scroll down for lecture series, films, and other goodies
.....Directory of Open Access Journals
..........Free, full text, high quality journal articles
.....ERIC: Education Resources Information Center
.....Internet History Sourcebooks Project, Paul Halsall, Editor.
..........Fordham University. Ancient, Medieval, Modern, Global, and more
.....Human Library.....
.....
Huntington Digital Library . . . About
.....Internet Sacred Text Archive Free eBooks re: religion, mythology,
..........legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics.
.....
Newspapers.com Full text newspapers from 1690. (Free trial / subscription)
.....
Open Knowledge Foundation
.....PastPerfect Online Provides access to "millions of artifacts from
...........museums, libraries, archives, and other organizations"
.....Poetry in Translation - Tony Kline. About

And More archives, continued...
.....Public Domain Review: Collections Open Knowledge Foundation.
..........Images, Books, Film, Audio
.....Victorian Web Includes Visual Arts.....

American
.....American Memory (Library of Congress)
.....Archives of American Art (Smithsonian)
... .Brooklyn Historical Society - Oral History Collections
.....Catskill Archive - Mountaintop Historical Society
. . .Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York
... .Digital Library for the Decorative Arts & Material Culture U. Wisconsin
.....Documents for the Study of American History
.....Freedom on the Move (Cornell University)
... .... .A database of fugitives from North American slavery
.....Hudson River Valley Heritage
.....Hudson River Valley Heritage Historical Newspapers
.....Perseus Collection - 19th c. American
.....Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Artists
New! .Robert Rauschenberg Foundation - Archives

Ancient
.....Digital Dead Sea Scrolls
.....Early Church Fathers, writings of - Christian Classics Ethereal Library
.....Greek Age of Bronze: Weapons and Warfare in the
..........late Helladic time 1600-1100 BC
.....Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
...............Paul Halsall, Editor. Fordham University
.....Internet Classics Archive MIT
.....Palace at Knossos: virtual tour British School at Athens

Dance
.....Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive
.....NY Public Library: Jerome Robins Dance Division:
...............Audio and Moving Images Archive

Directories
.....Women Who Draw “An open directory of female*
..........professional illustrators, artists and cartoonists.”

English
.....London Gallery Project
.....Rossetti Archive

Film
.....Feature Films - Internet Archive
.....Film - 19th and early to mid-20th century - Public Domain Review
.....Free Movies Online - Open Culture
.....Japanese Animated Film Classics National Film Center, Tokyo
New!.Prelinger Archives - films featuring New York City

French
New! .Versailles 3D Google Cultural Institute

Medieval
.....Amiens Cathedral Project (Columbia University, NYC)
.....Global Medieval Sourcebook: A Digital Repository of
..........(Medieval Texts - Stanford University
.....Illuminated Manuscripts page in this Art History Resources sitein
.....
Internet Medieval Sourcebook
..............Paul Halsall, Editor. Fordham University
.....The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies. Georgetown University
.....Medieval Science & Scientific Instruments
..........(Richard A. Paselk, Humbolt State University)

Modern
.....Internet Modern History Sourcebook
..............Paul Halsall, Editor. Fordham University

Photography
.....Photographers' Identities Catalog NY Public Library
.....Technicolor Online Research Archive Eastman Museum. . . About

Thematic projects
New! .Below the Surface: Archaeological Finds of the North / Southline.
..........27,000 objects--prehistory to 2005--excavated from an Amsterdam canal.
.....CIVICUS Monitor: Tracking Civic Space
.....Engines of our Ingenuity "a radio program that tells the story of
..........how our culture is formed by human creativity" Audio and transcripts.
.....History of Cartography Project (History of map-making)
..........The University of Wisconsin - Madison
..........Some of the volumes are available online at no charge
.....USGenWeb Project "Keeping free geneology on the Internet"
.....In Terms of Performance: A keywords anthology designed to
..........provoke discovery across artistic disciplines
... .Signed, Sealed, & Undelivered A 17th c Postal Treasure Trove

Useful blogs

.....Brainpickings
.....History Blog


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