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Public Domain Review In this section of the site we bring you curated collections of images, books, audio and film, shining a light on curiosities and wonders from a wide range of online archives. With a leaning toward the surprising, the strange, and the beautiful, we hope to provide an ever-growing cabinet of curiosities for the digital age, a kind of hyperlinked Wunderkammer – an archive of materials which truly celebrates the breadth and variety of our shared cultural commons and the minds that have made it. Some of our most popular posts include visions of the future from late 19th century France, a dictionary of Victorian slang and a film showing the very talented “hand-farting” farmer of Michigan. With each post including links back to the original source we encourage you to explore these wonderful online sources for yourself.

Browse - TAMI Browse for Videos by Topic Not sure what you're looking for? Start out by exploring the categories below for footage from your hometown, to see what Texas looked like in the past, or check out some of your favorite Texas icons. Genre, or Film Type At TAMI, "genre" describes more than the categories of feature films that we all know and love, such as western, action, or comedy. Our collections contain a whole range of moving image production types, from advertisements to government films to home movies.

91 Ways to Respond to Literature undefined undefined 91 Ways to Respond to a Book 1.WRITE THE STORY IN THE BOOK FROM A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW. Take an entire story (or part of it) and write a version as someone else would tell it. Festisite Festisite Poems & Rhyme An organized collection of poems. Post your own and get feedback. Stuck rolling your own poem? Our rhyme generator is here to help. 20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks We understand that reading is the simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source. This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent – E-Books. It would be nice if we’re able to download free e-book and take it with us.

OAIster Access to OAIster A freely accessible site for searching only OAIster records is available at Additionally, OAIster records are fully accessible through, and appear as search results along with records from thousands of libraries worldwide. The OAIster database is searchable on the OCLC FirstSearch service, providing another valuable access point for this rich database and a complement to other FirstSearch databases. Contributing to OAIster Audio-Visual Conservation (Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper, Virginia) || The Packard Campus || Located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Culpeper, Virginia, the Library's newly completed Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center provides underground storage for this entire collection on 90 miles of shelving, together with extensive modern facilities for the acquisition, cataloging and preservation of all audio-visual formats. The Packard Campus was created through a unique partnership between the Packard Humanities Institute, the United States Congress, the Library of Congress, and the Architect of the Capitol.

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I don't understand how the comments work at all. I will receive comments about one of my pearls but it doesn't seem like it is even addressed to me. ???? I also don't understand the "team" thing. by lindalib Aug 29

I hate that reorganization thing too!!! I tried turning it off that way as well, hope it works. by alwayshiei Aug 29

I'm having a pretty bad organization problem myself. I've become a sort of website hoarder, and can't seem to find an efficient organization strategy...i'm pretty sure pearling less would help with the issue, but i'm not gonna make those kinda commitments...i've just been using my drop zone lately and that helps a bit with pearls not scattering themselves about. by puffymo Aug 28

hello all.... glad to see some interest and conversation.... i almost never use the community/interactive features of pearltrees, but every once in awhile there are worthwhile comments and info that come through. regarding my pearltrees collections, all are works in progress, constantly in need of better organizing. also, the way that pearls/trees are automatically re-organized when they get too full is really annoying, screwing up much work that was done in the first place ... oh well. i tend to fill them up rather quickly. by lovevolv Aug 28

I haven't hunted around other people's trees much, but I'm always getting notices of people using my pearls. I didn't know we could have conversations, either. I'm still reorganizing after the great Delicious migration. by stacyw Aug 28

I usually delete any emails I get about pearltrees immediately. I didn't even know people could comment and now I'm wondering how many conversations I've missed out on o__O by alwayshiei Aug 28

Note that comments on a pearl go to all users who have the same pearl on their tree. :) by anniehuley Aug 27

Anyone is able to register on most of the sites for free. It does require your create a user login and password, however if you have an interest in books, or archives manuscripts, you should be able to view the materials on the sites with no issue. As I mentioned, many of the pearls I have I were imported from Delicious bookmarks and I have yet to go through and edit everything on my Pearltree site. Perhaps the best thing is to make them private to elimate any confusion or issue for other users. by desibec Aug 27

I'm sure that may be the case with many of my pearls as they are imported from my Delicious bookmarks. I am an archivist and use many library and reference sites. by desibec Aug 27

Have you checked to see how many unique sites are on your tree. You have a lot of good pearls but most require joining to obtain a user number in order to access sites I can get to without the main pearl (for example your link to the Guttenberg Library). I'll check some of yours to see if there is not a more direct way to access without joining a site first. Thanks for letting me know your picks are online. by lqguitarist Aug 27

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