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Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Hierarchical thesaurus of nearly 900,000 places. The TGN provides vernacular and English names of places, variant names in other languages, and whenever possible, historical names. The record for a...more info

Sanborn Digital Maps 1867-1970

Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides digital access to large-scale historical maps of American towns and cities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on...more info

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Set the preferences to include Institute of Technology as...more info

Smithsonian Photography Initiative

Image database featuring more than 13 million images in some seven hundred collections throughout Smithsonian museums and research centers. Subject areas include aerospace engineering, history,...more info

Harper's Weekly

Online archive of issues of Harper's Weekly, one of America's leading 19th-century illustrated newspapers. Access is available from 1857-1912.more info

State and County QuickFacts

This site offers efficient access to facts about people, business, and geography from the U.S Census. QuickFacts tables are summary profiles showing frequently requested data items from various...more info

Historical Statistics of the United States

Historical Statistics of the United States is an online database of statistics, tables, charts, and other quantitative data covering the history of the United States. Census data from 1790 to 2000 is...more info

Times (London)

Complete issues of The Times (London) from 1785 to 2009. Includes headlines, articles, images, editorials, advertisements and from the United Kingdom's paper of record. more info

ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers

International directory of digital newspaper collections. It is a freely accessible electronic resource intended to provide reliable information on newspapers published outside of the United States. more info

U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978

Containing nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978, this product provides an essential primary source tool for the study of all...more info

JSTOR

JSTOR (Journal STORage) is an archive of important scholarly journals in a variety of subject related to the humanities, physical sciences, and social sciences. JSTOR is not the place to search for...more info

Voices of the Holocaust

Digital collection offering access to text and audio of first-hand interviews conducted in 1946 with victims of the Nazi holocaust by former IIT professor David P. Boder.more info

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926

Provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on U.S. and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Full-text searching on more than 10 million pages is available.more info

Web of Science

One of the world's leading literature sources in the sciences, social sciences, biology, arts and humanities. Also includes proceedings from conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops and...more info

Military & Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content. The Military...more info

World's Columbian Exposition of 1893

An online collection of over 12,000 illustrations and full-text images from four rare nineteenth-century volumes about the Chicago World's Fair.more info

ARTstor

ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research...more info

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides full text for many international and regional newspapers. In addition, television and radio news transcripts are also provided.more info

WorldCat

WorldCat is an online catalog that contains the holdings of more than 8,000 libraries worldwide. You can place requests in WorldCat for materials (minus textbooks) not owned by IIT or I-Share...more info

CARLI Digital Collections

Digital collections created by member libraries of the Consortium of Academic and Research libraries of Illinois (CARLI). Subjects mostly include art, photography, and Illinois history.more info

NYPL Digital Gallery

NYPL Digital Gallery provides access to over 600,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts,...more info

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses

Search for dissertations and theses held in over 8,000 libraries worldwide. Covers all disciplines and subject areas.more info

ClasePeriodica

Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.more info

Papers First

An index of papers presented at conferences. Includes every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at the British Library.more info

MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines, full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and...more info

Dissertations and Theses

Online database of doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Full-text is available for many items, and ordering/purchasing information is included for those items with no full-text.more info

Proceedings

Index of worldwide conference proceedings. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.more info

ArchiveGrid

ArchiveGrid allows users to locate primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums, and historical societies using an interactive map. The map provides users with the locations and...more info

Dissertations and Theses at IIT

Subset of Dissertations and Theses, an online database of doctoral dissertations, featuring work by IIT students. Full-text is available for many items, and ordering/purchasing information is...more info

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg Consortia Center's provides access to over 75,000 e-books. You won't find the latest best sellers or modern computer books at Project Gutenberg, but it does contain works that are...more info

Library of Congress Online Collections

The American Memory project from the Library of Congress is a collection of  written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that...more info

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Online collection of 150,000 books published during the 18th century, covering the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.more info

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Online version of the popular encyclopedia, featuring over 25,000 entries, covering a broad array of topics.more info

SAGE eReference Encyclopedias

This database allows users to simultaneously search the contents of over 60 online encyclopedias. Topics covered include African American Studies, Aging & Gerontology, Anthropology, Business...more info

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of electronic reference books on a variety of topics. Includes encyclopedia entries for arts, business, environment, history, religion, science and technology, as well as general...more info

SAGE Journals Online

A collection of over 450 online, peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly content in many disciplines including Management and Organization Studies, Communication Studies, Psychology and Sociology...more info

Building History

Building History is a digital collection and interactive map project that shows how the Illinois Tech campus has grown over more than a century, and explores the intersections between the campus and...more info

Ethics Codes Collection (ECC)

The Ethics Codes Collection (ECC) is the largest database of codes of ethics and guidelines in the world. It contains over 2,500 individual codes from around 1,500 different organizations, and...more info

University Archives & Special Collections (UASC)

The UASC department is responsible for collecting and preserving the historical records of Illinois Institute of Technology. The majority of our holdings are open to researchers and available for on-...more info