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A temporary collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries have switched to online access.
Download 800 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader. Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & James Joyce.
Check out our collection of e-resources, like Rosetta Stone,Value Line Database, and EBSCO's MasterFILE. While most of these resources are available to you remotely, some of them may require your library card number for access.
Lots of things here still accessible to residents of Orange County. If you live in Orange County but don't have a library card, you can now get one online and then take advantage of all these resources.
The Osceola Library System opened with three small branches and a total book collection of 70,000 volumes. Today, the Library boasts six branches, a collection of over 275,000 volumes, and serves over 120,000 library customers.
Article listing several links to libraries that are available for video tours. Including Admont Abbey Library, world's largest monastic library, and the Puratos Sourdough Library, largest collection of sourdough starters.
The Maktabet Eskendereya is a modern day reincarnation of the famed lost Library of Alexandria. Like its inspiration, it is located in the city of Alexandria, Egypt and features shelf space for eight million books, four museums, four art galleries, a planetarium, and a manuscript restoration laboratory. The building itself is composed of a partial glass roof and walls of granite inscribed with characters from 120 different languages.
DigiVatLib is a digital library service. It provides free access to the Vatican Library’s digitized collections: manuscripts, incunabula, archival materials and inventories as well as graphic materials, coins and medals, printed materials (special projects).
Open air library featuring koi ponds, jungle gym, gardens, and resident chickens in Hanoi, Vietnam. Waste from the koi pond gets used as fertilizer for the gardens, Very short video highlights these interesting and beautiful features. (Note video is not interacive but still interesting.)
The official magazine of the National Geographic Society has been published continuously since its first issue in 1888, nine months after the Society itself was founded. It primarily contains articles about science, geography, history, and world culture. The magazine is known for its thick square-bound glossy format with a yellow rectangular border and its extensive use of dramatic photographs.
Popular Mechanics (sometimes PM or PopMech) is a magazine of popular science and technology, featuring automotive, home, outdoor, electronics, science, do-it-yourself, and technology topics. Military topics, aviation and transportation of all types, space, tools and gadgets are commonly featured.
Smithsonian magazine place a Smithsonian lens on the world, looking at the topics and subject matters researched, studied and exhibited by the Smithsonian Institution—science, history, art, popular culture and innovation—and chronicling them every day for our diverse readership.
to the present day. An American sports magainze providing sports news, expert analysis, highlights, stats and scores for the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, college football, and soccer. Online access available for issues from 1954 to the present day.
The Vogue Archive contains the backfile of Vogue magazine (US edition), spanning the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images.* Issues are scanned from cover to cover, with article/page feature pages, advertisements, covers and fold-outs included, with rich indexing enabling users to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day.