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Collections abroad

There are many foreign source collections that are available via open access. See the introduction to this section for a number of portals giving overviews of such collections. A selective number of important collections is listed below.

Logo Oxford Text Archive Oxford Text Archive (OTA)
The OTA collects, catalogues, preserves and distributes high-quality digital resources for research and teaching.

Logo Historical Text Archive Historical Text Archive (HTA)
The HTA publishes high quality articles, books, essays, documents, historical photos, and links, screened for content, for a broad range of historical subjects.

Logo Web Gallery of Art Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture from 12th to mid-19th centuries.

Logo Perseus Perseus Digital Library
The Perseus Project is a digital library project of Tufts University that assembles digital collections of humanities resources. Its flagship collection covers the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world.

Beazley Archive Pottery Database (BAPD)
The Beazley Archive includes the world's largest collection of images of ancient figure-decorated pottery.

Logo Europeana Europeana
Europeana is a portal where you can find digitized collections of European cultural and scientific institutions. It is the European counterpart of Het Geheugen van Nederland (The Memory of the Netherlands).

Logo American Memory American Memory
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.

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