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African and African American Experiences

Open access resources online.

GENERAL OPEN RESOURCES

Florida Libraries & Archives:

Alachua County Library Heritage Collection: 
https://heritage.aclib.us/

Florida & Puerto Rico Digital Newspaper Project: 
https://ufndnp.wordpress.com/resources/

FAMU Digital Resources: 
https://famu.digital.flvc.org/islandora/object/famu%3Aroot

Florida Digital State Archives: 
http://www.digitalstatearchives.com/florida

Florida Memory (from the State Archives of Florida):
https://www.floridamemory.com/

​FSU Digital Repository:
https://fsu.digital.flvc.org/islandora/object/fsu%3Adigital_library

University of Florida Digital Collections:  
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/

UFDC Teacher Resource Collection: 
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/trc

 

Library of Congress:

American Memory: 
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

Digital Collections:
https://www.loc.gov/collections/

Lesson Plans: 
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/lessons/

Teachers:
 http://www.loc.gov/teachers/

Using Primary Sources: 
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/usingprimarysources/

 

Other US Archives & Collections:

National Archives Virtual Library: 
https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/virtual-library.html#m4

Smithsonian Digital Library:
https://library.si.edu/digital-library

Smithsonian’s History Explorer
https://historyexplorer.si.edu/

Smithsonian Learning Lab (register for a free account) 
https://learninglab.si.edu/ 

Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives: 
https://sova.si.edu/

U.S. National Archives: 
https://www.archives.gov/

 

British Collections:

British Library (BL) Digital Collections:
http://labs.bl.uk/Digital+Collections

BL Digital Scholarship:
https://www.bl.uk/subjects/digital-scholarship

BL Images Online:
https://imagesonline.bl.uk/?service=page&action=show_home_page&language=en

British Museum Collection Online:
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/search.aspx

 

News Media: 

Chronicling America:
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

Google News Archive:
https://news.google.com/newspapers

Television News Archive: 
https://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/

 

Other web-based resources:

Family Search: 
https://www.familysearch.org/

Google Books 
https://books.google.com/

Google Scholar 
https://scholar.google.com/

Internet Archive:
ttps://archive.org/

National Geographic Classroom Resources: 
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/classroom-resources/

Project Gutenberg: 
https://www.gutenberg.org/ 

Public Domain Review: 
http://publicdomainreview.org/#
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