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  • AdViews: A Digital Archive of Vintage Television Commercials A free digital archive of television commercials from the 1950`s to the 1980`s. The materials on this web site are made available for use in research, teaching and private study. Although the material on this web site is publicly accessible for the limited purposes described above, some material is not in the public domain. Copyright in specific materials may be owned by Duke University, by another institution, or by an individual. Each collection may have specific copyright information and usage rules.

  • Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago Everything you ever wanted to know about Chicago - the history, the people, business, architecture, etc.

  • Electronic Resources in the Arts

  • NYPL Digital Gallery NYPL Digital Gallery provides access to over 275,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.

  • PENNsound More than 10,,000 audio files of poets reading their work available for downloading to MP3 or iPod

  • Stories to Watch: Narratives in Medieval Manuscripts [Flash Player] Online exhibit from the Getty Museum tells the story of the methods used to create illuminated manuscripts.