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Medical Heritage Library [via Internet Archive]

A digitized collection of rare medical books, “the Medical Heritage Library (MHL) is a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries. The MHL promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine.” Currently contains more than 37,000 items.


Map USA provides maps and census data at the tract and county level from 1940 to 2000. It is a project designed and hosted at Brown University. 2010 data has also been added.

Mapping Militant Organizations Project

Stanford University project aims to map relationships between groups and show how those relationships change over time.

Medieval Studies Bibliography [via Oxford Bibliographies Online]

This extensive set of annotated bibliographies “explores European and Mediterranean civilization from the 4th to the 15th centuries” through the lenses of many different academic disciplines. Nearly 100 entries are organized around people, places, concepts, ideas, events and more. They offer, equally, a survey of what is new as well as thoughtful orientations to key primary and secondary literature.

Follow this link to see all the Oxford Bibliographies Online to which UCDavis subscribes
MIT CogNet [via MIT]
MIT CogNet is a resource for research in cognitive science, philosophy, neuroscience, linguistics, and psychology.
Media History Digital Library

The Media History Digital Library is a non-profit initiative dedicated to digitizing collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. Their collections feature extensive runs of several important trade papers and fan magazines.


Coverage: 1904-1973
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Movie Review Query Engine

This internet engine searches for reviews of over 30,000 films from a variety of (mostly free) sites. Older films are reviewed, but by contemporary critics. The site also gives up-to-date listing of top ten box office films.


Metacritic compiles reviews of movies, DVDs, television, and more from both critics in major newspapers and site users. Based on the combined reviews, it also “scores” a given film based on its critical reception.

Miller Center [University of Virginia]

“The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy and political history.”  Their Web site offers biographical information on all the presidents as well as transcripts of speeches, audio of conversations secretly recorded by 6 presidents, and more.