Indiana University Libraries Digital Projects & Services

This web site, which provides information about digital projects and services of the Indiana University Libraries and former IU Digital Library Program, is currently in transition. Over time, much of the content on this site will be migrated to the IU Bloomington Libraries web site.

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Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC) Finding Aids  Text Collection Audio Collection
AAAMC Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to collections held at the Archive. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.

Archives of Institutional Memory at IU (AIM @ IU)  Text Collection
AIM@IU was created to collect, preserve and make available the offical records with long-term value produced by the Indiana University administrative and academic community.

Archives Online at Indiana University  Text Collection Image Collection
Archives Online at Indiana University provides access to online descriptions, finding aids, guides and inventories to collections held in archives and libraries at Indiana University. Units and collections served through Archives Online at IU include:

Archives Photograph Collection  Image Collection
The Indiana University Office of University Archives and Records Management holds a vast photograph and negative collection that comprises approximately two-million images. The majority of these were shot by Indiana University’s Photographic Services Department, Athletic Department, and News Bureau. The remaining images were shot mostly by local professional photographers, alumni, and faculty. Nearly all of the images document the history of Indiana University. The online collection contains a few thousand of these images, and is steadily growing.

Black Film Center / Archive (BFC/A) Finding Aids  Text Collection
BFC/A Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to collections held at the Archive. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.

Bloomington Faculty Council Minutes  Text Collection
The Bloomington Faculty Council Minutes collection contains meeting minutes and accompanying circulars produced by representative body of elected members from the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Minutes will be available online on an on-going basis.

Board of Trustees Minutes  Text Collection
The Indiana University Board of Trustees minutes includes official acts, resolutions, policies, agreements, and other business records pertaining to the governance of Indiana University. Minutes will be available online on an on-going basis.

The Brevier Legislative Reports  Text Collection Image Collection
The Brevier Legislative Reports are a verbatim report of the proceedings of the Indiana General Assembly from 1858 to 1887. They contain firsthand accounts that reflect the conditions of the times and aid in the understanding of the issues present in Indiana in the mid to late nineteenth century. Each bill introduced in the House and Senate is recorded in the set. Also included are addresses and veto statements by the Governor to the General Assembly

Center for the Study of History and Memory Finding Aids  Text Collection
Center for the Study of History and Memory Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to collections held at the Center. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.

Cultural Linguistic Archive of Mesoamerica (CLAMA) / Central American and Mexican Video Archive (CAMVA)   Video Collection
Cultural Linguistic Archive of Mesoamerica (CLAMA) / Central American and Mexican Video Archive (CAMVA) collection consists of historical records from El Salvador, Nicaragua and Mexico from 1970 through 1999. More than 200 hours of video, audio, and photographic digital materials from these countries histories are used for instructional purposes.

Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection  Image Collection
The Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection contains almost 15,000 Kodachrome slides by amateur photographer Charles W. Cushman. Mr. Cushman lived from 1896-1972 and spent a good portion of his life photographing his travels in the United States and abroad.

The Chymistry of Isaac Newton  Text Collection Image Collection
Isaac Newton wrote at least one hundred thirty one manuscripts, totaling approximately one million words on the subject of alchemy ("chymistry"). This scholarly online edition will be part of an integrated project that combines new research on Newton's chymistry with an online edition of his manuscripts.

The David S. Bradley Film Collection   Video Collection
The David S. Bradley Film Collection contains over 129 films by legends such as Frank Capra, Cecil B. DeMille, and Douglas Fairbanks that have been transferred to Digibeta tapes and DVDs.

DIDO: Digital Images Delivered Online  Image Collection
The Department of the History of Art maintains a collection of digital images representing all art historical periods and media. Dido is readily available to anyone on any Indiana University campus for educational purposes.

Digital Library of the Commons  Text Collection
The Digital Library of the Commons (DLC) is a gateway to the international literature on common pool resources (CPRs). This site contains a Working Paper Archive of author-submitted papers as well as CPR-related digital materials from the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis Research Library.

EVIA Digital Archive  Video Collection
The EVIA Digital Archive Project is a joint effort of Indiana University and the University of Michigan to establish a digital archive of ethnographic video for use by scholars and instructors. Media in the EVIA Project consists of video collections that have been selected for inclusion by an editorial committee, and annotations have gone through a scholarly review process. The content of the Archive represents the culmination of preservation, annotation, and editorial work.

Film Literature Index  TextCollection
The Film Literature Index (FLI) online is devoted to periodical literature related to film and broadcast studies. FLI online contains approximately 700,000 citations to articles, film reviews and book reviews published between 1976-2001.

Folklore Collection Finding Aids  Text Collection
Folklore Collection Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to the Folklore Collection. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.

The Frank M. Hohenberger Collection  Image Collection
The Hohenberger Photograph Collection consists of about 15,000 photographs and negatives of Brown County, Indiana, by photographer Frank Michael Hohenberger, 1876-1963.

The Hoagy Carmichael Collection  Audio Collection Image Collection Text Collection
This collection pertaining to the life and career of master songwriter Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael (1899-1981) represents the largest holding of materials pertaining to Hoagy Carmichael available anywhere in the world. The collection includes sound recordings, photographs, and handwritten musical compositions.

The I Witness  Image Collection
The I-Witness was a Law School publication intended for alumni, published from 1959 to 1968. The publication contains items of interest to alumni, including class reunions, faculty and building news, obituaries of notable alumni, speeches by the University President, and comments from the Dean.

Image Collections Online  Image Collection
Image Collections Online serves as a showcase for various image collections curated by the libraries, departments, and cultural institutions of Indiana University. Launched in December 2011, Image Collections Online includes a variety historical photographs and images of cultural objects from collections from the libraries and departments of IU Bloomington.

IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana  Image Collection
IN Harmony will provide access to digitized sheet music from collections at the Indiana University Lilly Library, the Indiana State Library, the Indiana State Museum, and the Indiana Historical Society by way of a custom sheet music cataloging tool and sheet music web site.

Indiana Authors and Their Books   Text Collection Image Collection
The Indiana Authors collection contains digitized and encoded versions of the 3-volume reference work Indiana Authors and Their Books and approximately 400 monographs by select authors from Indiana's Golden Age of Literature (1880-1920), including Theodore Dreiser, Gene Stratton Porter, James Whitcomb Riley, and Booth Tarkington.

Indiana Magazine of History  Text Collection Image Collection
Published continuously since 1905, the Indiana Magazine of History is one of the nation's oldest historical journals featuring peer-reviewed historical articles, research notes, annotated primary documents, reviews, and critical essays that contribute to public understanding of the history of Indiana and the Midwest. All but the most recent two years are accessible on the Web free of charge. Users will be able to access page images plus searchable text.

Indiana Magazine of History Online Index  Text Collection
The Indiana Magazine of History is an online index of one of the nation's oldest historical journals featuring peer-reviewed historical articles, research notes, annotated primary documents, reviews, and critical essays that contribute to public understanding of the history of Indiana and the Midwest.

Indiana University Archives Finding Aids  Text Collection Image Collection
Indiana University Archives Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to collections held at the Archives. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.

Indiana University Digital Library  Text Collection
The Indiana University Digital Library is a project dedicated to the digitization of books, serials, etc. from Indiana University's general collection. Online materials are made available through IUCAT, the Indiana University catalog.

IUScholarWorks  Text Collection
IUScholarWorks is a set of services from the IU Libraries and Digital Library Program to make the work of IU scholars freely available, while ensuring that these resources are preserved and organized for the future.

Jane Johnson's Manuscript Nursery Library  Image Collection Text Collection
The Jane Johnson Manuscript Nursery Library consists of materials devised by Jane (Russell) Johnson between 1740 and 1759 primarily for the instruction of her son. The materials consist of 438 items and are arranged in 24 groups. Included are alphabet cards, and religious and secular lesson cards, all hand-made.

Letopis' Zhurnal'nykh Statei: Russian Periodical Index  Text Collection
Letopis' Zhurnal'nykh Statei provides access to the periodical literature of an essential time in modern Russian history (1955-1975), beginning with the period of the Khrushchev "Thaw" following the 20th CPSU Congress and continuing through the first half of the so-called Brezhnev "Period of Stagnation".

Liberian Collections Finding Aids  Text Collection
The Liberian Collections Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to the collections. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.

Lilly Library Finding Aids  Text Collection Image Collection
Lilly Library Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to collections held at the Lilly Library. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.

Nuer Field Notes Text Collection Image Collection
The Nuer Field Notes is an online collection of linguistic field notes recorded by Eleanor Vandevort, who was a missionary in the South Sudan between 1949 and 1963. The site also includes Ms. Vandevort's book A Leopard Tamed and pictures taken in southern Sudan.

Outdoor Indiana  Text Collection
Outdoor Indiana is the official publication of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (formerly the Department of Conservation). The magazine debuted in February 1934. The online version includes issues from February 1934 through November-December 1993. For 1996 to present see: http://www.in.gov/dnr/4941.htm

Political Papers Finding Aids  Text Collection
The Political Papers Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to Political Papers. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.

Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies (RIFIAS) Library Online Catalog Text Collection
The RIFIAS Library Online Catalog is one of North America's premier resources for teaching and research in the history, languages, literatures, geography, religions, and cultures of Inner Asia.

Sheet Music Consortium  Image Collection
The Sheet Music Consortium is a virtual and searchable catalog of sheet music in the United States collected from Sheet Music Consortium member institutions (UCLA, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins University, and Duke University) and those of the Library of Congress and other collections.

The Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection  Image Collection
The Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection consists of over 30,000 mechanical puzzles of puzzle enthusiast and collector Jerry Slocum. Roughly 300 of these puzzles will be represented in a digital collection.

Steelmaker-Steeltown: U.S. Steel Gary Works Photograph Collection, 1906-1971  Image Collection
The U.S. Steel Gary Works Photograph Collection is a series of over 2,200 photographs from the Calumet Regional Archives, Indiana University Northwest, in Gary that document the construction and growth of a town conceived and built by United States Steel Corporation. The web site also features learning activities for students in grades 4-12.

Student Life at IU   Image Collection
The Indiana University Archives presents selected collections concerning the activities of Indiana University students that showcase memorable moments drawn from the holdings of the IU Archives.

The Algernon Charles Swinburne Project Text Collection
The Swinburne Project contains electronic editions of the works of prolific Victorian poet and critic Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909). The collection includes both poetry and criticism.

Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database Text Collection
The Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database documents more than a half-century of opera, operetta, and musical comedy telecasts produced in the United States. The database traces performance programming from early live presentations on experimental TV stations, to contemporary productions released on broadcast television.

Variations2 Digital Music Library Audio Collection Image Collection
Variations2 provides online access to selected recordings and scores from the Indiana University Cook Music Library for use by IU Bloomington students, faculty, and staff.

Victorian Studies Bibliography Text Collection
Prepared by the staff of Victorian Studies and a committee of the Victorian Division of the Modern Language Association of America, the Victorian Studies Bibliography annually indexes over 400 journals, representing scholarship in a range of disciplines. The online bibliography covers journals from 1991-2003.

Victorian Women Writers Project Text Collection Image Collection
The Victorian Women Writers Project produces literary works by British women writers of the 19th century. The works selected include anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, and volumes of poetry and verse drama.

Video Streaming Service  Image Collection
The Video Streaming Service supports the online streaming of video from library and archive collections across Indiana University.

Virtual CD-ROM/Floppy Disk Library Text Collection Image Collection
This web site provides public access and preservation services for the nearly 5,000 CD-ROMs, DVDs, and floppy disks distributed by the GPO under the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). These tangible products have been received through the FDLP since the 1980s and consist of millions of individual files containing fundamental data on economics, the environment, population, and life and physical sciences.

War of 1812 in the Collections of the Lilly Library Text Collection Image Collection
This project was created to recognize the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. View materials from the war in an online exhibition, including letters, maps, and prints, from the collections of the Indiana University Lilly Library.

Working Men's Institute Archival Collections  Image Collection
The Working Men's Institute (WMI), established in 1838, is the oldest continuously operating public library in Indiana. With generous support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Indiana State Library, the Digital Library Program and the WMI has made historically significant collections available through the Archives Online at Indiana University.

  • The New Harmony Manuscripts, 1812-1871 collection contains correspondence and documents relating to New Harmony, the New Harmony Community and the activities of William Maclure, Marie D. Fretageot, Robert Owen, and others connected with the community.
  • The Golden Family Papers, ranging from 1835 – 1963, chronicles the famous Golden Troupe – a family based traveling theater company.
  • The Roger D. Branigin-Kenneth Dale Owen Manuscripts, 1825-1896 collection contains the correspondence and personal papers of Robert Owen, Robert Dale Owen, and Mary Jane Robinson Owen.

Wright American Fiction Project Text Collection Image Collection
Compiled by Lyle Wright in his 1957 bibliography, American Fiction 1851-1875, the works include novels, novelettes, romances, short stories, tall tales, and allegories.

Wylie House Museum Finding Aids  Text Collection
Finding Aids provides access to guides and inventories to collections held at the Museum. These finding aids have been encoded according to the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standard and are served through Archives Online at Indiana University.