This page is dedicated to the 10 resources I am collecting for my Digital Collections class. My specialty of choice is the Digital Library.
1. Denver Public Library. Denver Public Library Podcasts. – collection of story time podcasts
2. Stevenson, Daniel C. 2009. The Internet Classics Archive. – library of ancient Greek and Roman texts in English translation
3. Ockerbloom, Mary Mark. 2008. Women Writers of India. The Celebration of Women Writers.
4. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Digital Library of India.
5. University of Virginia’s Library, and the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities. 2010. The Tibetan & Himalayan Digital Library.
6. University Library, The University of North Carolina. 2004. North American Slave Narratives. – books and articles documenting African Americans’ struggle for freedom and human rights in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries
7. Koninklijke Bibliotheek. Europeana. – launched in November 2008, providing digitized books, films, paintings, newspapers, sounds and archives from Europe’s greatest collections
8. Martin, Julia and David Coleman. 2002. Change the Metaphor: The Archive as an Ecosystem. Journal of Electronic Publishing 7 (April).
9. Abbas, June. 2005. Out of the Mouths of Middle School Children: Developing User-Defined Controlled Vocabularies for Subject Access in a Digital Library. JASIST.
10. Internet Archive. Children’s Library.
11. Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Arizona. Arizona Archives Online. – an online index to descriptions of archival materials. (not in my specialty area, I know, but interesting nonetheless)
…and just for the hell of it:
DagonBytes – Goth radio, Library of classic horror, Gallery of Graveyards, and other fun, creepy stuff. Actually, this collection is not very professional, not so well done, but I find it kind of amusing.