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 Philosophy

Open Commons of Phenomenology
An open access repository and bibliographic database for research in phenomenology. The site provides indexing for 133 journals and 64 book series, as well as full-text access to selected texts and documents from the movement’s beginnings in the early 20th century, including works by Edmund Husserl, Max Scheler, Edith Stein, and others.

 Medieval Studies

Regesta Imperii: Literature Database for the Middle Ages (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz)
Features a freely available and comprehensive bibliography of medieval research. Captures journal articles, essays, monographs, and conference proceedings.

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
Indexes and selectively abstracts journal articles, book reviews, and book chapters about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.

 Theatre

Archive of Performances of Greek & Roman Drama (APGRD)
Contains over 10,000 items relating to modern performances of Greek and Roman drama. The centerpiece of the archive is the Leyhausen-Spiess collection, which documents European theatre history from the 1920s to the 1970s.

Compendium of Renaissance Drama
Indexes every play performed on the English stage between 1486 and 1642. Includes information about playhouses, companies, and playwrights. Also indexes actors, characters, and place names. Offers interactive maps.

 History - Primary Source Collections

Digital Collections (The Library of Congress)
Provides a gateway to digital copies of the Library of Congress's vast resources of historical records. Examples include various presidential papers collections, photographs, baseball cards, scores and musical recordings, newspapers, magazines, and personal narratives such as those collected from former enslaved people through the Federal Writers' Project.

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. Each set includes a topic overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide.

Civil Rights Digital Library (Digital Library of Georgia)
Offers links to items relating to the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s in the United States, including primary source documents, videos, images, and instructional materials. Provides direct access to digitized items from the holdings of more than 90 libraries and organizations. Search or browse by event, place, person name, topic, media type, contributing institution, and more.

Historical U.S. Newspapers Online
Provides links to historical U.S. newspapers that are freely available on the internet; organized by state, then city.

 Theology & Religious Studies

Biblical Bibliography of Lausanne - BiBIL (University of Lausanne)
Presents bibliographical data about books, monographs, serials, and journal articles on biblical and related studies. It has French, English and German search interfaces. Materials cataloged are in a variety of languages. The catalog record often includes an abstract and occasionally a link to the full text.

RAMBI: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies (National Library of Israel)
Indexes journal and magazine articles in various fields of Jewish studies. Covers articles in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, and the major European languages.

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