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  • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 41,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
    • More Info: Academic Video Online HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • Aluka (Images, Historical documents, Journal articles - full text, Government records)
    • An online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa. Includes three content areas: African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes, African Plants, and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa.
    • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • AP Images (1826 - current • Images)
    • Over two million Associated Press photographs dating back to 1826 and more than 45,000 maps, graphs, charts, logos, flags, and illustrations. Updated with more than three thousand photos daily. Search by simple keyword or by complex searches such as concept, color, and category.
    • More Info: AP Images User GuideEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • ARTstor (Images)
    • A repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data. It includes access to a collection of images from Carleton's slide library.
    • More Info: About ARTstor, ARTstor tutorials on YouTubeEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible


  • Bridgeman Education (antiquity - present • Images)
  • British Periodicals (1680 - 1930 • Literary texts, Journal articles - full text, Images)
    • Searchable full text and page images of hundreds of British periodicals from the late 17th century to the early 20th. Also allows searching for cartoons, photographs, illustrations, and other images.
    • More Info: About British PeriodicalsEndNote Import: British Periodicals-CC


  • CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online (Images)
    • More than 95,000 art images—photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings, jewelry and costumes, textiles and architecture—plus audio, video and mixed media, all rights-cleared for educational use.
      ELM An ELM Database
    • More Info: CAMIO HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • Carleton College Archives Database (Historical documents, Images)
    • Search all known records of archival photographs, documents, and artifacts at Carleton, as well as view available scans of these items and request appointments to see original copies.
  • Carleton Digital Collections (Images, Historical documents, Journal articles - full text)
    • A local digital collection of Carleton publications and images from Carleton's Visual Resources Collection, the Carleton Archives, and teaching collections from Carleton faculty.
  • Credo Reference (Reference articles, Images, Biographies)
    • General reference and resource discovery tool that provides access to hundreds of subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical information, images, bibliographies, and links to journal articles, books, and online sources.
    • More Info: Credo Reference HelpEndNote Import: Credo Reference-CC


  • Digital Theatre Plus (Video)
    • Video recordings of contemporary British theater productions, including those by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
    • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • DRAM (Sound recordings)
    • Access to streaming music and liner notes. The DRAM collection is focused on hard-to-find yet culturally and academically important music.
    • More Info: DRAM help, DRAM hardware and software requirementsEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible


  • EBSCO Image Collection (Images)
    • Over 100,000 images including a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom.
    • More Info: EndNote Import: EBSCO Image Collection-CC


  • Films on Demand (Video)
    • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
    • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • Food Studies Online (Video, Historical documents, Images, Ephemera)
    • Provides rich archival content, visual ephemera, monographs, and videos that explore how food shapes the world around us. Includes cookbooks and recipe books, menus, marketing pamphlets, posters, and secondary sources as well as documentaries, interview series, and vintage commercials.


  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online (Sound recordings, Reference articles)
    • A comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world.
    • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible


  • Harper's Weekly: 1857-1912 (1857-1912 • Journal articles - full text, Images)
    • A complete copy of every issue of Harper's Weekly from 1857 to 1912. Includes full-page images (including advertisements and cartoons), full-text searching, and page-by-page browsing.
    • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • Human Rights Studies Online (1900-2010 • Ephemera, Video, Historical documents, Government records)
    • Provides comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects


  • Kanopy (Video)
    • Streaming video platform that includes nearly 15,000 current and classic documentaries and feature films.



  • National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 (1988-1994 • Maps, Images, Journal articles - full text)
    • A complete searchable copy of every issue of National Geographic Magazine from 1888 through 1994. Includes full-color page images, multiple search indexes, maps, images, and a cover gallery.
    • More Info: EndNote Import: National Geographic-CC
  • Naxos Music Library (Sound recordings)
  • New York Public Library Digital Gallery (Images)
    • Over 520,000 images 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.
    • More Info: About the NYPL Digital GalleryEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible


  • OAIster (Images, Historical documents)
    • Union catalog of digital resources from thousands of libraries, archives, and museums, including descriptive information about each resource.
    • More Info: About OAIster, Search OAIster on WorldCat.orgEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • OAIster (Images, Literary texts, Historical documents, Sound recordings, eBooks, Maps)
    • OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). OAIster includes more than 30 million records from more than 1,500 contributors.
    • More Info: About OAIster
  • Oxford Art Online (prehistory to the present • Images, Reference articles)
    • Comprehensive art reference that covers all the visual arts. Includes the Grove Dictionary of Art as well as The Benezit Dictionary of Artists, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Also includes thousands of images linked to appropriate entries in the reference resources.
    • More Info: Oxford Art Online HelpEndNote Import: Oxford Art Online-CC


  • Times Digital Archive (1785 - current (minus 5) • Images, Newspaper articles - full text)
    • Full-text page images of The Times (London) from 1785 to current (minus 5). Includes articles as well as advertisements, illustrations, and photos.
    • More Info: About Times Digital ArchiveEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible