Liberty Fund is a private educational foundation established to enrich the understanding and appreciation of the complex nature of a society of free and responsible individuals.
Liberty Fund publishes insightful books, conducts engaging conferences, and offers thought-provoking online resources. These programs focus on the intellectual heritage of individual liberty from ancient times through our own. Liberty Fund does not engage in political activity or advocacy, nor in policy making. Learn More
Through the online sources, you can explore Smith’s life and works with access to a wide variety of educational materials that help you learn about and teach concepts central to Adam Smith; Econlib is dedicated to advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty through a combination of resources for students, teachers, researchers, and aficionados of economic thought; Law & Liberty focuses on the classical liberal tradition of law and political thought and how it shapes a society of free and responsible individuals; The Online Library of Liberty (OLL) offers one of the world’s most extensive digital libraries of scholarly works focused on individual liberty.
The British Library and the British Newspaper Archive are committed to making historical resources available to more and more people, and the introduction of free to view pages marks a significant milestone in this commitment. Following this link, you will find how to access and search through the free to view pages.
Now, with one million pages made free to view today, consisting of 150titles and spanning the years 1720-1880 more and more people will be able to search the unparalleled resource which is offered by the British Newspaper Archive, in partnership with the British Library.
Over the next three years, we will see a total of 3.7 million free to view pages being added to The Archive, with the aim of shedding light on the diverse content held by the British Library. Learn more.
Jisc Library Hub Discover exposes rare and unique research material by bringing together the catalogues of major UK and Irish libraries. In a single search you can discover the holdings of the UK’s National Libraries (including the British Library), many university libraries, and specialist research libraries. This service replaces Copac and SUNCAT.
Library Hub Discover is one of three services built on the Jisc National Bibliographic Knowledgebase, a growing collaboration with an increasing number of libraries contributing to the shared database, to benefit the academic and broader research community as well as local library activity and developments. Learn more.
Kalliope is an information system for collections of personal papers, manuscripts, and publishers’ archives.
Founded by the Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage with financial support from the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) in 2001, Kalliope superseded the Central Register of Autographs (Zentralkartei der Autographen, ZKA), which was established in 1966.
The initial data base of Kalliope was formed by 1,2 million catalog cards of the ZKA that had been provided by 450 institutions over a period of more than 30 years. The conversion of these cards into a machine-readable format was completed in 2006. Learn more.
The PJ Mode Collection of Persuasive Cartography at the Cornell University Library is a collection of maps intended primarily to influence opinions or beliefs. The collection reflects a variety of persuasive tools: allegorical, satirical and pictorial mapping; selective inclusion or exclusion; unusual use of projections, color, graphics and text; and intentional deception. Learn more.
Alvin is a platform for the long-term preservation and accessible storage of digitised collections and digital cultural heritage materials. It is also a catalogue of materials that have not yet been digitised. The platform is a collaboration between several different cultural heritage organisations within Sweden’s GLAM sector. Learn more
Biblissima is an online digital library, which provides easy and coordinated access to documentation on manuscripts and early printed books, the texts contained therein, their circulation and their readers, from the 8th to 18th centuries (digitisations of early documents, documentary databases, editions, as well as tools to understand these documents and to produce new data). It is equipment for research, learning and diffusion, meant both for scholars and for a wider audience.
The Biblissima Portal provides unified access to a set of digital data on medieval manuscripts, incunabula and early printed books produced by the partners of the Biblissima consortium.
The IIIF collections search engine (a prototype application) allows you to search across IIIF-compliant manuscripts and rare books dated before 1800 coming from many digital libraries in the world. It is a work in progress, the platform is updated and enriched on a regular basis. Learn more