Monday, November 21, 2011

Featured Online Resource, November 21

This week’s Featured Online Resource is New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Digital Gallery. The Digital Gallery provides open access to over 700,000 images that have been digitized from the collections of the NYPL. These include but are not limited to manuscripts, historical maps, vintage poster, and photographs. You can browse by subjects including Arts & Literature, Culture & Society, History & Geography, and Nature & Science.

For example, under History & Geography is a collection of Early Landscape Photography of the American West with prints from the 1860s and 1870s. Under Arts & Literature, you can find a collection of over 1800 Vintage Holiday Postcards, covering holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day.

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