Name Description Titles
National Library of Scotland

The National Library of Scotland is the largest library in Scotland and a research library with important collections in Scottish history, literature, and publishing.


Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century.

New York Public Library

The New York Public Library has been a provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. 


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Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC) is a tool for research supporting a wide variety of disciplines. NSTC includes well-known and obscure works of literature, important translations, legal documents, political pamphlets, medical and scientific monographs, journals, and periodicals, allowing users to build research bibliographies and save them to a personal archive, or print, email or download them. 


Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present is a highly dynamic textbase. With about 8 million words of text, it is full of interpretive information on women, writing, and culture. It includes documents on the lives and writing careers of over 1,305 writers, together with a great deal of contextual historical material on relevant subjects, such as the law, economics, science, writing by men, education, medicine, politics.

Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books

The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books has grown to over 80,000 rare and modern children’s books. The collection includes book-related art, literary archives, games and ephemera. Most materials are English-language, with a few exceptions of classics of children’s literature published in original languages, and some foreign language materials.

Oxford Libraries Online

Online catalogue for University of Oxford libraries with some digital editions.

Oxford Text Archive

The Oxford Text Archive (OTA) develops, collects, catalogues and preserves electronic literary and linguistic resources for use in Higher Education, in research, teaching and learning. 

Sabin Americana: History of the Americas 1500–1926 3
Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

In addition to 60 volumes of Romantic poetry composed by Scottish women, the database includes extensive contemporary critical reviews and numerous scholarly essays specially commissioned for the project by Alexander Street Press. This database contains over 9,027 pages.

SFU Library - Bennett

The Library houses a print collection of 3 million volumes and 6000 journal subscriptions. The Library’s rapidly growing electronic collection includes 98,000 journal subscriptions and close to 10 million digital files. 

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive 3
Stanford University Library

The Stanford University Libraries (SUL) is the library system of Stanford University in California. It encompasses more than 20 libraries in all. 

The Dartons (Lawrence Darton, 2004)

In 1787, when William Darton set up as an engraver and printer, there were few books published especially for children. Over the next 60 years, more than 1,000 books (plus games and educational aids) for children were published by the firm of Darton and Company. This checklist contains details of their output of juvenilia and is a major source of reference for scholars of the history of the book.

The English Novel 1770-1829

The English Novel, 1770–1829 is a comprehensive and copy-based two-volume bibliography of novels published in Great Britain and Ireland between 1770 and 1829. 

The English Novel 1830-1836

The English Novel, 1830–1836 is a digital continuation of the English Novel, 1770–1829. Where possible, all copies of first editions have been examined first-hand.

The Making of the Modern World

The Making of the Modern World contains books, pamphlets, serials, and essays that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth.

Toronto Public Library

The Toronto Public Library provides free and equitable access to services which meet the changing needs of Torontonians. The Library preserves and promotes universal access to a broad range of human knowledge, experience, information and ideas. Used as a source if a physical copy is consulted.

Toronto Public Library Website

City-wide library services are provided through Toronto Public Library’s network of 100 branches. It has over 12 million items in its collection. Used as a source if the item is part of their digital collection.

Ulster University

The Library at the Ulster University holds a significant number of Special Collections which will be of interest to researchers locally, nationally and internationally, including The Henry Davis Collection, The Derry and Raphoe Diocesan Library Collection, and The Magee Rare Books.

UNC University Libraries

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library (UNC) provides collections, expertise, services, and facilities that are essential to achieving the University’s mission of research, teaching, learning, and public service for the campus community, state, nation, and world.

University of British Columbia Rare Books and Special Collections

Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC), at the University of British Columbia Library, houses significant collections of rare books, archival materials, historic maps, photographs, broadsides and pamphlets. The principal focus of the collections is British Columbia: history, exploration, settlement, business, politics, ethnicity, and labour. 

University of Colorado Boulder Digital Collections
The University of Colorado Digital Library (CU-DL) includes a number of unique, locally created collections of digital objects and numerous digital collections created by other institutions that contribute content to Luna Insight software. 
Widener Library

The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library is Harvard University's flagship library. The library's holdings, which include works in more than one hundred languages, comprise comprehen­sive research collec­tions in the humanities and social sciences.