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Colonial Consciousness is a personal blog on googlepages.com. It brings together virtually everything available by and about S.N. Balagangadhara and his research group. This site includes an e-version of ‘The Heathen…’ as well as several published and unpublished articles.
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented e-books in 1971 and continues to inspire the creation of e-books and related technologies today. There are 19,000 free eBooks in the Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalogue
Explorion.net is all about travel and exploration. It features historical travelogues, full texts of classic books, journals of discovery and personal adventures by various authors, including many who travelled to India.
The CSCS Media & Culture Archive intends to cover the field of culture, politics and society in contemporary India.
SARAI: South Asia Research Access on the Internet features links to e-journals, e-books, e-images, e-text and e-news collections related to South Asia. SARAI connects archives and catalogues of libraries with major South Asia collections (like The British Library Integrated Catalogue).
The Digital South Asia Library features bibliographies, library catalogues of major South Asia collections, digital dictionaries of South Asia, e-books and e-journals.
The Digital Colonial Documents Project (India) is intended to promote study of the rare seminal documents which were influential in the formation of the notions of nation, state and culture during the colonial period. The project makes available rare colonial documents as searchable internet documents.
The CED’s ELDOC Database hosts electronic documents that the Centre for Education and Documentation has archived for personal reference and study on issues of public importance. These documents have been culled, digitised and indexed from a large number of newspapers, magazines, journals, as well as websites, emails, and files.
The Internet Library of Early Journals is a joint project by the Universities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford. It hosts a digital library of 18th and 19th century journals, including the Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine.
Internet Guide to Religion offers a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion: syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, software, etc.
ELIOHS - Electronic Library of Historiography offers full-text versions of classic works related to philosophy, science, politics and economics. The catalogue holds works from the 15th to the early 20th century, mainly in English.
The 19th Century Schoolbooks Collection contains a full-text collection and bibliography of the Nietz Old Textbook Collection. The Full-Text Collection contains 140 schoolbooks. Search "India" in the full-text collection catalogue and find "Dr. Scudder's tales for little readers, about the heathen."
SCETI - the Schoenberg Centre for Electronice Text & Image is a fully integrated digital library, created in 1996 to publish virtual facsimiles of rare books and manuscripts in the Penn Library's collections. Its ongoing mission is to make accessible to the global community of scholars and researchers primary source materials that would otherwise be difficult to access. The site is free and open to all in the interests of knowledge and learning.
Worldcat is the world’s largest library network. WorldCat’s coverage is both deep and wide. You can search for popular books, through music CDs and videos, to downloadable audio-books. You may additionally find authoritative research materials, such as documents and photos of local or historic significance; abstracts and full-text articles; digital versions of rare items that aren’t available to the public.
The Internet Archive is an Internet library which offers permanent access for researchers, historians and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format. The Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in its collections.