Digital and Virtual Libraries
kinds of digital libraries are available online?
What online libraries can I explore with my students?
How can I integrate virtual library trips into my classroom?
Would you like to travel to exciting
libraries like the Library of Congress or the New York Public
Library? Now you can! Use the Internet.
Use the following resources to locate online libraries. You can also do a search in Google for topics such as "New York Public Library" or "digital library".
Read The Future of the Digital Library: An Interview with Tom Peters by James Morrison and Tom Peters in Innovate (Vol. 1, Issue 3, Feb/March 2005). You will need to register to access this article.
Digital Library Collections
- California Heritage Collection
- Digital Collections
- United States National Library of Medicine
- International Children's Digital Library
- Internet Movie Database
- Canada's Digital Collections
- Canadian Initiative on Digital Libraries
Digital Library Links
- Digital Collections and Programs from the Library of Congress
- Digital Libraries from ERIC
- Digital Library Federation - Digital Collections
- Digital Library Research Laboratory from Virginia Tech - tech specs for digital libraries
- D-Lib Ready Reference from D-Lib
- DL Self Study: Contents course from Virginia Tech
Digital Library Articles and Projects
- Digital Library Initiative Phase 2
- Digital Libraries: Issues and Architectures fro the Center for the Study of Digital Libraries
Digital Libraries Technologies
Explore online libraries. Brainstorm how you could create your own digital library.