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RISM: International Inventory of Musical Sources

The International Inventory of Musical Sources (RISM) aims to comprehensively document the world’s musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, works on music theory and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections. The online-catalogue offered here contains around 700,000 references almost exclusively to music manuscripts. These records pass on to posterity the works of some 25,000 composers. The sources are preserved in the libraries and archives of 32 countries. The RISM online catalogue currently contains over 1.1 million music incipits.

Coverage: 1600-1850
Tags: Environmental Science, Medicine, Science
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Roper iPoll is a collection of public opinion data from polls conducted by major national, and international polling organizations. Polls are produced by major news organizations (such as CBS, ABC, and the Associated Press), public opinion research centers (such as Gallup, Harris, and Pew), and major academic and commercial pollsters. State, national and international polls cover social issues, politics, culture, international affairs, science, the environment, and more.
Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition Catalogues
This site contains the scanned images of each Royal Academy Exhibition Catalogue. Summer Exhibition catalogues, 1769-present and Winter Exhibition catalogues, 1870-1939. They are both browseable and searchable. Sometimes it also includes color images of some of the works of art represented in the catalogues.
Coverage: 1870-1939
Tags: Art, History
Royal Society Digital Journal Archive [via The Royal Society]
Archive dates back to 1665 and contains more than 60,000 articles, including some of the most significant scientific papers ever published. The archive contains every paper ever published in the Royal Society's journals - from the first peer reviewed paper in Philosophical Transactions - to the most recent interdisciplinary article
Coverage: 1665-present
Tags: Great Britain, History, Philosophy, Science
Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies [via EBSCO]
Citations and abstracts in the social sciences and humanities including journal articles, books, manuscripts, and dissertations published primarily in Russia, the republics of the former Soviet Union, and countries in Eastern Europe.
Coverage: 1986-present
Tags: Russia, Slavic, Social Science, Soviet Union