Open - free to use and repurpose
Free - free to use
Affordable - available at low cost
Free North Shore - available to NSCC students and faculty
The Digital Public Library of America is the United States' national digital library. The site is a portal to a variety of formats including text, images, moving images, sound, and interactive resources.
New York Public Library's Digital Collections provide access to hundreds of thousands of images, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints from across the United States.
Digital.Bodleian contains holdings from Oxford University's Bodleian Libraries. It allows faceted search and browse across the collections, provides the ability to tag and annotate images, and bring together content in your own virtual collections, which you can then share with your research group or friends.
Visualizing Cultures uses new technology and visual materials to reconstruct the past as people of the time visualized the world (or imagined it to be). Topical units to date focus on Japan in the modern world and early-modern China.
The Marchand Image Collection comprises more than 8600 images. Faculty members of the UC Davis History Department also contribute images used in their teaching. The growing collection includes maps, Aztec codices, early Americana, advertising posters and more.