The DLF (Digital Library Federation) OAI Portal contains pointers to digital resources created by DLF member institutions.
The following is a list of these resources, with a description of each one and a count of how many records we have gathered from each of them.
Currently, we are serving 2,648,902 records from 62 data contributors (updated 9 April 2007).
American Routes (149 records)
Each week, Nick Spitzer covers vast musical and cultural ground on American Routes, a public radio program based in New Orleans, Louisiana. This collection contains audio clips from interviews conducted since the 1990s, including blues and jazz, roots rock and soul, Cajun and country, zydeco and Tejano, and beyond. It also includes stories and conversations with musicians and everyday people, known and unknown. Emory University hosts this repository.
Animal Diversity Web (ADW) (15326 records)
Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan. The database contains thousands of species accounts about individual animal species. These may include text, pictures of living animals, photographs and movies of specimens, and/or recordings of sounds. Students write the text of these accounts and we cannot guarantee their accuracy. The database also contains descriptions of levels of organization above the species level, especially phyla, classes, and in some cases, orders and families. Professional biologists prepare this part.
The bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) Legal Repository (2916 records)
The bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) Legal Repository is a network of law-related research materials. Law schools, research units, institutes, centers, think tanks, conferences, and other subject-appropriate groups post materials to specific publications (e.g., the USC Working Paper Series). This high-quality content may be downloaded freely by interested readers.
British Library Research Archive (41 records)
The British Library Research Archive is a database of papers and articles focusing on non-affiliated reader research carried out in the Library's Reading Rooms. The archive also contains papers by British Library staff, papers from conferences hosted by the British Library and papers on research carried out within the Library.
California Digital Library (CDL) (180947 records)
The California Digital Library (CDL) is a digital information resource that facilitates and provides access to materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and works of art held in libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions across California. The CDL is available to a broad spectrum of users -- students, teachers, and researchers of all levels. Through the CDL, all have access to information previously available only to scholars who traveled to collection sites.
Carnegie Mellon University Informedia Public Domain Video Archive (1075 records)
The overarching goal of the Informedia digital video library project initiative is to achieve machine understanding of video and film media. The base technology combines speech, image and natural language understanding to automatically transcribe, segment and index linear video for intelligent search and image retrieval. Informedia-II seeks to improve the dynamic extraction, summarization, visualization, and presentation of distributed video, automatically producing "collages" and "auto-documentaries" that summarize documents from text, images, audio and video into one single abstraction.
A Celebration of Women Writers (300 records)
A Celebration of Women Writers recognizes the contributions of women writers throughout history. The goal is to promote awareness of the breadth and variety of women's writing by providing easy access to available on-line information. The repository provides a comprehensive listing of links to biographical and bibliographical information about women writers, and complete published books written by women.
Columbia Earthscape (111 records)
Columbia Earthscape is an integrated, interdisciplinary resource that connects the earth and environmental sciences with their social, political, and economic dimensions. Although it primarily serves undergraduates, it also functions as an online reference for graduate students, investigators, and professionals, as well as a core text and enrichment for high schools and continuing education.
Deep Blue at the University of Michigan (33178 records)
Deep Blue at the University of Michigan provides access to and preservation for the best scholarly and artistic work done here. It includes working papers, technical reports, images, videos, and more. Deep Blue uses DSpace open-access software, developed at MIT.
DigitalCommons@Columbia (9130 records)
DigitalCommons@Columbia is a project for building a Columbia University institutional repository and is a service of Columbia University Libraries. The "Digital Commons" product is from ProQuest, also known as the bepress.com system.
DigitalCommons@ILR (Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University) (2349 records)
DigitalCommons@ILR is a DigitalCommons project that offers electronic access to unique material that encompasses every aspect of the workplace. It is a service of the Martin P. Catherwood Library, School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. Research and scholarly output included within the DigitalCommons@ILR has been selected and deposited by the individual departments, centers, institutes, and programs within the School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR). The "Digital Commons" product is from ProQuest, also known as the bepress.com system.
Digital Imaging and Media Technology Initiative, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library (2878 records)
The Digital Imaging And Media Technology Initiative at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library explores the use of multimedia and network technology to promote preservation of the Library's unique collections and to provide widespread access to these collections. Collections include the German Emblem Books, Teaching with Digital Content, and Historical Maps of Illinois and the Northwest Territory.
Digital Library Federation (DLF) Digital Collections Registry (746 records)
The Digital Library Federation (DLF) Digital Collections Registry is a gateway to the digital collections of DLF member institutions. The DLF is an international association of libraries and allied institutions with a mission to enable new research and scholarship of its members, students, scholars, lifelong learners, and the general public by developing an international network of digital libraries. DLF relies on collaboration, the expertise of its members, and a nimble, flexible, organizational structure to fulfill its mission.
Digital Library Federation (DLF) Print Publications Repository (16 records)
The Digital Library Federation (DLF) Print Publications Repository contains information resources produced by the DLF. Those designated as "publications" report finally and formally on particular initiatives or pieces of research. The rest report the incremental steps taken by DLF initiatives, supply periodic snapshots of DLF members' digital library activities and achievements, and document the proceedings of DLF forums.
Digital Library of the Commons (DLC) (1508 records)
The Digital Library of the Commons (DLC) is a gateway to the international literature on the commons, common-pool resources, and common property. It is a Working Paper Archive of author-submitted papers, as well as full-text conference papers, dissertations, working papers and pre-prints, and reports. The archive runs on e-prints, open archive software available from eprints.org.
DSpace at Cornell University (4272 records)
Cornell University uses DSpace, developed at MIT, to capture, distribute and preserve the intellectual output of Cornell University. Currently, DSpace at Cornell University contains East Asia Papers, Graduate School papers, documents written by Cornell University Library staff, the Internet-First University Press, and System Dynamics papers.
DSpace at MIT (22796 records)
DSpace is a newly developed digital repository created to capture, distribute and preserve the intellectual output of MIT. As a joint project of MIT Libraries and the Hewlett-Packard Company, DSpace provides stable long-term storage needed to house the digital products of MIT faculty and researchers, including preprints, technical reports, working papers, conference papers, images, and more.
DSpace at New York University (637 records)
DSpace at New York University contains publications from New York University. The repository uses DSpace open-access software, developed at MIT.
DSpace at Rice University (4937 records)
DSpace at Rice University contains publications from Rice University. It uses DSpace open-access software, developed at MIT.
DSpace at The University of Washington (2254 records)
The University of Washington uses DSpace, developed at MIT, to capture, distribute and preserve the intellectual output of the University of Washington. It is run by the University Libraries.
DSpace at the University of Washington Health Sciences Libraries (243 records)
DSpace at the University of Washington Health Sciences Libraries contains publications from the Health Sciences Libraries at the University of Washington. It uses DSpace open-access software, developed at MIT.
GloPAD (Global Performing Arts Database) (6103 records)
GloPAD (Global Performing Arts Database) records include authoritative, detailed, multilingual descriptions of digital images, texts, video clips, sound recordings, and complex media objects related to the performing arts around the world, plus information about related pieces, productions, performers, and creators. Work was made possible by a three-year grant that we received from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Cornell University Library.
Goizueta Business School Paper Series, Emory University (128 records)
The Goizueta Business School Papers Series archive at Emory University contains working papers, technical reports, and pre-prints authored by Goizueta Business School faculty and Ph.D. students. The repository is running on eprints.org open archives software.
Harvard Smithsonian Digital Video Library (1017
The Harvard Smithsonian Digital Video Library is a collection of digital video materials supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education reform. It is sponsored by The Science Media Group, part of the Science Education Department at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and producer of "A Private Universe." It contains clinical interviews of student ideas, demonstrations of phenomena, case studies of instruction or research, interviews with experts and correlations to state and national curriculum standards.
HighWire Press, Stanford University (1060151 records)
HighWire Press is a division of the Stanford University Libraries, which produces the online versions of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly content. Recipient of the 2003 ALPSP Award for "Service to Not-for-Profit Publishing", HighWire partners with influential scholarly societies, university presses and publishers to create a collection of fully searchable research and clinical literature online.
IDEA: IUPUI Digital Archive (420 records)
IDEA: IUPUI Digital Archive is the digital repository of research from Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis.
IDEALS: Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (354 records)
IDEALS: Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship disseminates, preserves, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus. IDEALS provides an environment that allows faculty, staff, and students (as well as the schools, departments, and research centers to which they belong) to easily deposit digital research and scholarship into a stable and well-maintained archive and to promote and provide open access to their research and scholarship. The repository uses DSpace open-access software, developed at MIT.
Illinois Air Photo Imagebase (1025 records)
The Illinois Air Photo Imagebase is a joint pilot project of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Map and Geography Library, the University Library's Digital Imaging and Media Technology Initiative, and the Geographic Modeling Systems Laboratory. The goals of this project were conservation of a badly deteriorated collection (with no existing archival film negatives) and provision of innovative electronic access to digital information.
IMAGES (Image Metadata Aggregation for Enhanced Searching), University of Minnesota (34347 records)
The IMAGES (Image Metadata Aggregation for Enhanced Searching) repository holds descriptions (metadata) about image collections from around the University of Minnesota. The metadata in IMAGES comes from a variety of sources -- each collection has its own method of creating or collecting it. In most cases, IMAGES also hosts reference versions of the image being described so that users can also see the object. This aggregation of metadata and reference images make this repository a valuable tool for searching across many University of Minnesota image collections. IMAGES was developed with the support of funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Indiana University Digital Library Program (27340 records)
The Indiana University Digital Library Program is dedicated to the selection, production, and maintenance of a wide range of high quality networked resources for scholars and students at Indiana University and elsewhere. The program provides access to several collections, including the U.S. Steel Gary Works Photograph Collection, 1906-1971, the Frank M. Hohenberger Collection, and the Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music.
IU Bio-Archive (505 records)
The IU Bio-Archive is an archive of biology data and software, established in 1989 to promote public access to freely available information, primarily in the field of molecular biology. This archive is maintained by the Indiana University Biology department. Information on molecular data, software, biology news and documents, as well as links to remote information sources in biology and elsewhere, can be found in this archive.
IUScholarWorks: DSpace at Indiana University (754 records)
IUScholarWorks: DSpace at Indiana University is a set of services from the IU Libraries and Digital Library Program to make the work of IU scholars freely available, while insuring that these resources are preserved and organized for the future. It uses DSpace open-access software, developed at MIT.
Journal of Cognitive Affective Learning (JCAL) (28 records)
The Journal of Cognitive Affective Learning (JCAL) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to the dissemination of high quality research, theories, and best educational practices that advance our understanding of the connection between the cognitive and affective in teaching and learning. It is the official journal of the Carnegie-sponsored Center for Cognitive-Affective Learning at Emory University, Oxford College.
Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library (KMODDL) (803 records)
The Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library (K-MODDL) is a multimedia resource for learning and teaching about kinematics –- the geometry of pure motion –- and the history and theory of machines. The collection has been developed with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the National Science Digital Library. The core of K-MODDL is the Reuleaux Collection of Mechanisms and Machines, a collection of 19th-century machine elements held by Cornell's Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
LADARK íPrints (4 records)
Welcome to LADARK íPrints, a free self-archiving service for Latin Americanist scholars. Types of documents that may be archived include conference papers, pre-publication book chapters and journal articles, among others. Revised papers and responses to archived documents can also be archived and linked to related work. This archive is running on eprints.org open archive software, a freely distributable archive system available from eprints.org.
Library of Congress Digitized Historical Collections (240818 records)
The Library of Congress Digitized Historical Collections project is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress is working to digitize the distinctive, historical Americana materials from the Library's collections and to make them available online to users worldwide. These materials include photographs, manuscripts, rare books, maps, recorded sound, and moving pictures.
Manuscripts and Archives Digital Image Database (MADID) (6558 records)
The Manuscripts and Archives Digital Images Database (MADID) contains digital reproductions of photographs, posters, drawings, text documents, and other images taken from the research collections of Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library. These images comprise only a small percentage of the department's holdings, being those requested by departmental patrons over the past several years. The database continues to grow as patrons request the digitization of additional materials.
The Mathematical Institute Eprints Archive (535 records)
The Mathematical Institute Eprints Archive at the University of Oxford contains documents from researchers at The Mathematical Institute. This archive uses the standard mathematical subject classification system and runs on e-prints, open archive software available from eprints.org.
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Collection (3627 records)
The North Carolina State University (NCSU) Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Collection contains theses and dissertations completed at NCSU. Since 1997, students have been able to submit an electronic version of their thesis or dissertation. On April 22, 2002, electronic submission of dissertations and theses became required.
OCLC Research Publications (327 records)
OCLC Research Publications contains works produced, sponsored, or submitted by OCLC Research. In general, the works are research-oriented and are in the subject area of library and information science. Many items describe OCLC Research projects, activities and programs and were originally published by OCLC, while others are from peer-reviewed scholarly journals. The repository contains current publications back to 1997, all "born digital" publications, and at least 75% of OCLC Research's corpus of work.
OCLC's Experimental Thesis Catalog (XTCat) (8255 records)
XTCat is an OAICat server containing thesis and dissertation records extracted from OCLC's WorldCat database. This set contains only electronic theses and dissertations.
Oxford Eprints (555 records)
Oxford E-prints is a cross-disciplinary digital archive for research articles written by Oxford University authors. The repository has been developed as part of the SHERPA (Securing a Hybrid Environment for Research Preservation and Access) project and is running on eprints.org open archives software.
Penn State Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Collection (1246 records)
The Penn State Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Collection is the collection of all Penn State electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). These ETDs fall into three categories of access. Most are available for worldwide access. Others are restricted to the Penn State community. Some are totally restricted due to a number of reasons, such as pre-publication concerns.
Princeton University Library (1267 records)
The Princeton University Library provides access to EAD finding aids, digital map services, the Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive (CPANDA), and other useful resources.
Project Euclid, Cornell University (36899 records)
Cornell University Library, in partnership with SPARC, runs Project Euclid, an initiative to advance effective and affordable scholarly communication in theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. Project Euclid is designed to address the unique needs of low-cost independent and society journals. Through a collaborative partnership arrangement, these publishers join forces and participate in an online presence with advanced functionality, without sacrificing their intellectual or economic independence or commitment to low subscription prices.
Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image (SCETI) (54 records)
The Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image (SCETI) was established in 1996 at the University of Pennsylvania's Special Collections Library to provide the scholarly community with web access to virtual facsimiles of original texts, documents, and sources from Penn's collections. These include printed books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, broadsides, ephemera, and recorded sound.
ScholarlyCommons@Penn (7872 records)
ScholarlyCommons@Penn is the institutional repository for the University of Pennsylvania. The repository contains research papers from the UPenn School of Engineering and Applied Science, and thousands of dissertations from throughout the university. The research papers are open access; the dissertations are partially open-access (with full text available for purchase from ProQuest).
Selected Archives at Georgia Tech and Emory University (SAGE) (1223 records)
The Selected Archives at Georgia Tech and Emory (SAGE) project is developing new ways to index digital files and provide access to archival materials to the people of Georgia and to students and scholars throughout the world. The SAGE project focuses on two subject areas: the personal and professional life of former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn and selections from several human rights collections.
Structural Informatics Group, University of Washington (UW-SIG) Eprint Archive (182 records)
The Structural Informatics Group at the University of Washington (UW-SIG) Eprint Archive. SIG is an interdisciplinary team of computer scientists, engineers and biologists and pursues bioinformatics research, with an emphasis on the development of methods for representing, managing, visualizing, and sharing information about the physical organization of the body. The archive runs on e-prints, open archive software available from eprints.org.
Survey of California and Other Indian Languages (1537 records)
The Department of Linguistics at UC Berkeley has a long tradition of work in the area of American Indian languages. The Survey of California and Other Indian Languages provides access to dozens of dissertations and hundreds of publications on American Indian languages that have been produced by students and faculty in the department.
University of California Berkeley (UCB) Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) Technical Reports Repository
University of California Berkeley (UCB) Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) Technical Reports Repository contains UCB technical reports from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department. The repository is hosted by the UCB Library.
University of California eScholarship Repository (16044 records)
The University of California eScholarship Repository offers faculty a central location for depositing pre-publication scholarship. This is a service of the eScholarship initiative of the California Digital Library (CDL). The repository provides persistent access to working papers and makes them easily discoverable. The CDL's eScholarship program, whose mission is to facilitate and support scholar-led innovations in scholarly communication, is providing this and other services in response to an expressed need for alternative publishing mechanisms.
The University of Chicago Library Digital Activities and Collections (14871 records)
The University of Chicago Library Digital Activities and Collections contains a variety of online finding aids and retrospectively digitized collections. It includes records from the University of Chicago's local digital projects, including American Environmental Photographs 1897-1913 and Archival Photographic Files.
The University of Chicago Press Journals Division (377491 records)
Founded in 1891, the University of Chicago Press was conceived by President William Rainey Harper as an "organic part" of the University, extending the influence of Chicago scholars around the world. Within ten years, the Press had introduced fourteen scholarly journals, all of which remain in wide circulation today. The Journals Division of the Press distributes journals and hardcover serials presenting original research from international scholars in the social sciences, humanities, education, biological and medical sciences, and physical sciences.
University of Illinois Encoded Archival Description (EAD) Projects (6976 records)
The University of Illinois Encoded Archival Description (EAD) Projects provides collection-level holdings records for collections included in the University of Illinois and American Library Assocation Archives. The database includes holdings information for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign administrative records, alumni and faculty papers, and the Archives of affiliated organizations such as the Advertising Council and the American Society for Quality.
The University of Michigan, University Library, Digital Library Production Service Collections (339067 records)
The University of Michigan, University Library, Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) was formed in 1996 to provide infrastructure for campus digital library collections, including both access systems and digitization services. The Humanities Text Initiative and Image Services, units of DLPS, provide access to a wide variety of text and image resources.
University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) SunSITE Repository (424 records)
The University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) SunSITE Repository provides access to a number of digital collections at UTK, among them the Bessie Harvey Collection, Electronic Theses and Dissertations, the Great Smoky Mountains Collection, and the Roth Photography Collection.
University of Tennessee (UT) Libraries, Digital Library Center (12791 records)
The University of Tennessee (UT) Libraries Digital Library Center received a five-year UT grant to participate in the Initiative to Improve Teaching, Research and Service by adding to UT's digital library collections. The projects include The Flora of Tennessee, History of Women@UT, History of Architecture, David Van Vactor Collection, Veterinary Teaching, and the Fungal Specimens collections.
The University of Texas at Austin Libraries Repository (23288 records)
The University of Texas at Austin Libraries Repository contains a number of digitized collections from the University of Texas at Austin, including the Archive of Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA), The Robert Runyon Photography Collection, The McDonald Observatory Collection, the University of Texas at Austin Theses and Dissertations, and the TXDOT Texas Highway Maps.
USC (University of Southern California) Digital Archive (125318 records)
The USC (University of Southern California) Digital Archive provides access to photographs, maps, manuscripts, records, texts and sound recordings owned by USC and collaborating institutions. Particular emphasis has been placed on materials related to Los Angeles and the Southern California region, the western United States, and the Pacific Rim. USC has developed this "meta-collection" to unite and provide access to the unique information owned and housed by many different regional institutions that, when viewed together, expand the research opportunities and knowledge of the Southern California region.
Valley of the Shadow, University of Virginia (1029 records)
The Valley of the Shadow Project details life in one Northern and one Southern community from the time of John Brown's raid through the era of Reconstruction using a variety of primary source materials. The digital archive contains thousands of original letters and diaries, newspapers and speeches, census and church records, left by men and women in Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Virtual Jamestown, University of Virginia (67 records)
Virtual Jamestown is a digital research, teaching and learning project that explores the legacies of the Jamestown settlement and "the Virginia experiment." As a work in progress, Virtual Jamestown aims to shape the national dialogue on the occasion of the four hundred-year anniversary observance in 2007 of the founding of the Jamestown colony.