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Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online
Posted on 16 August 2004 12:47 | Permalink

http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/eagle/

I ran across this project while doing some genealogical research. The interface is ground-breaking in my opinion and makes for easy use (assuming you have a compatible browser).

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Historical Maps Online
Posted on 12 August 2004 15:19 | Permalink

http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/maps/

"The intent of the Historical Maps Online project is to publish electronically the images of maps charting the last 400 years of historical development in Illinois and the Northwest Territory. Designed to appeal both to map aficionados and to educational institutions, the project aims to provide a broad spectrum of content, from expert scholarship of mapmakers and mapmaking to general knowledge about cartography and history. This project is a collaborative effort between the University of Illinois Library and the University of Illinois Press. Also included is a selection of maps from the Newberry Library."

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Books by RSS
Posted on 10 August 2004 00:31 | Permalink

This site is offering the full text of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in daily chunks, delivred via RSS. This gave me the idea of releasing digital library content via RSS, as projects evolve. As I scan and transcribe books/documents, etc, I could be posting the digitized content in serialized format.

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David Rumsey map collection
Posted on 05 August 2004 11:05 | Permalink

http://www.davidrumsey.com/

David rumsey has put his collection of 10,000 maps online with some very unique viewers available. David's presentation at the recent O'Reilly Open Source Convention received a rare standing ovation.

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Historic American Sheet Music
Posted on 05 August 2004 02:00 | Permalink

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/sheetmusic/
"The Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University holds a significant collection of 19th and early 20th century American sheet music. The Historic American Sheet Music Project provides access to digital images of 3042 pieces from the collection, published in the United States between 1850 and 1920."

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Mountain West Digital Library
Posted on 05 August 2004 02:00 | Permalink

www.mwdl.org
This collection has items maintained by several different Western Universities, and has lots of good information for genealogists.

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