Special Collections

WorldCat

All material cataloged by OCLC member libraries including: books, manuscripts, websites & internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films & slides, newspapers, journals, magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, videotapes.  Over 179 million records representing materials from 1000 BCE to the present, many with online links to the fulltext.  Updated daily.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Full-text, fully searchable content from a wide range of primary sources. Includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics and more.  Archives published in the program include works in Western as well as non-Western languages and are sourced from rare collections at libraries and other venerable institutions from around the globe. Each individual archive within Nineteenth Century Collections Online presents the raw materials scholars require for their research needs.

Center for Research Libraries

Located in Chicago, CRL collects and preserves archival documents from developing regions such as Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America. CRL currently houses over five million journals, newspapers, government documents, archives and dissertations produced primarily outside of the United States. Faculty and students at member institutions are invited to borrow these materials for three month loan periods, with unlimited renewals. CRL also offers Collaborative Collection Development. Scholars are encouraged to recommend additions to the collection for Board review.

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