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100 Extensive University Libraries from Around the World that Anyone Can Access « mary & mac design

100 Extensive University Libraries from Around the World that Anyone Can Access « mary & mac design
Universities house an enormous amount of information and their libraries are often the center of it all. You don’t have to be affiliated with any university to take advantage of some of what they have to offer. From digital archives, to religious studies, to national libraries, these university libraries from around the world have plenty of information for you. There are many resources for designers as well. Although this is mainly a blog that caters to designers and artists I have decided to include many other libraries for all to enjoy. Capturing images of manuscripts, art, and artifacts, digital libraries are an excellent way of both preserving the past and sharing it with everyone. Harvard University Library. These digital libraries either have a focus on a culture other than that of the United States or are housed in another country. The Digital South Asia Library. These libraries offer books or texts for you to read online and free of charge. Universal Digital Library.

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