Searchable database of nearly a million collections; descriptions provided by libraries, museums, and archives around the world.
British Library Sound Archive
Catalog includes entries for almost two-and-a-half million recordings held in the Sound Archive and is updated daily.
British Library funded project to safeguard endangered, pre-modern archives of any kind around the world. Includes information on archives under threat and on current grants and progress.
Purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format.
Contains over one million hours of footage, covering news, celebrities, natural history, drama and film from the last three centuries. Home to the footage libraries of Reuters, ITN, ITV Productions, Fox News & Movietone, Channel 9 News, UTV, Asian News International and other specialist collections.
Repositories of Primary Sources
A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Holds records that document the Smithsonian’s people, events, buildings, research, history of American experience, scientific exploration, and international cultural understanding.
UNESCO Archives Portal
Gives access to websites of archival institutions around the world. It is also a gateway to resources related to records and archives management and to international co-operation in this area.