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Alabama Archives - Located in Montgomery, Alabama. Strengths: Alabama history including an extensive collection of primary and secondary sources on the African-American experience from Reconstruction through the 1970s; genealogy; military records; and teacher resources. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
American Antiquarian Society - Worcester, Massachusetts - An independent research library focusing on American history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through 1876. Established in 1812, its collections include books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, broadsides, manuscripts, music, children's literature, graphic arts, genealogy and local history. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
American Jewish Historical Society - A membership organization founded in 1892; maintains a museum, archives and research library with collections dating from the sixteenth century to the present. Located at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. Open to the public without charge throughout the year. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
American Philosophical Society Library - Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A collection which dates from the Society's founding in 1743. Includes first editions of Sir Isaac Newton's 'Principia' and Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species.' Areas of particular strength: 18th and 19th century natural history, the history of genetics and eugenics in America, quantum mechanics, and the development of cultural anthropology in America. Research grants and fellowships are available. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
American University in Cairo - An American-style education with over thirty undergraduate, graduate and certification programs; includes admission, programs, faculty, library, publications, alumni information.
Arizona State University Libraries - Principal facilities located in Tempe, Arizona. The ASU Libraries contain over 3.1 million volumes. Areas of specialization include urban planning, environmental design and architecture; government documents (local, state, federal and United Nations); East Asia; and Chicano collections. The engineering library houses a map collection that dates from 1619. Some of the material is available on line and through inter-library loan. Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
Art Institute of Chicago - Ryerson and Burnham Libraries - Located in Chicago, Illinois. The Ryerson Library (built 1901) and the Burnham Library of Architecture (1912) form a significant research collection consisting of more than 220,000 volumes and 1,500+ current serial publications. Special emphasis is placed on 18th-20th century architecture and 19th century painting, prints and drawings. There is also a special collection of 430,000 slides used by the staff and faculty of the Art Institute and selectively available to researchers. The Institute hosts many public events and programs. Memberships are available. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
Atlanta History Center - Principal facilities are located in Atlanta, Georga. A regional museum with about 40,000 catalogued items, arranged into four themed collections: 'Decorative Arts and Domestic Culture,' 'Textitles and Social History,' 'Urban History,' and 'Military History' that attempt to tell the story os Atlanta, Georgia and the American South from the early 19th century until the present. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
Auburn University Libraries -- E-Gateway - Search the Auburn University Libraries' online catalog, AUBIECat, and other resources available to students, faculty, and staff of Auburn University.
Autry Museum of Western Heritage - Devoted to preserving and interpreting the history and traditions of the diverse cultures of the American West. Memberships and study programs available. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
Bard Graduate Center for Studies of the Decorative Arts - Located in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Established in 1993, the Center promotes scholarship in the decorative arts through sponsorship of symposia, lectures, exhibition tours and public programs. The Graduate Center Library consists of approximately 25,000 volumes of monographs and bound periodicals and 170 serial subscriptions. Online access is available to the New York Reference and Research Library Agency. Open to the general public by appointment. Research affiliation: Research Library Group
Belmont Technical College - Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
Binghamton University - A SUNY university center for 12,000 students with schools in Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Education and Human Development, Management, and Engineering and Applied Science.
Binghamton University Libraries - Located in Binghamton, New York. The combined collections of the Bartle and the Science libraries include 1,669,000 volumes, 1,698,000 microform documents, and more than 600,000 other documents, sound recordings and maps. Of particular note are the Link Collections (aviation business and underwater archaeology, approximately 25,000 items ), the Max Reinhardt Archives and Library (theater, over 240,000 documents) and the Haggerty Collection of French Colonial History (some 20,000 items, most from the mid 1800's through the mid 1950's). Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
Boston College Law Library - Located in Newton Centre (Boston), Massachusetts. The general collection contains approximately 348,000 volumes. Electronic access is provided to indices and abstracts of US congressional publications, Hein's United States Treaty Index, and several other CD-Rom collections. The microform collection includes UN and US congressional documents, US Supreme Court briefs and session laws from all of the United States. Research affiliations: Research Library Group, New England Library Consortium.
Boston Public Library - Principal facilities located in Boston, Massachusetts. Besides acting as a circulating library for the Boston area (25 branches), BPL hosts a huge collection of rare books, manuscripts, maps, musical scores and prints, including several first edition folios by William Shakespeare. Research collections include Americana, anarchism, architecture, biography, Boston and Massachusetts history, children's literature, music, the performing arts, politics, religion and social action. Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
Boston University - Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
Boston University Law Library - Research affiliation: Boston University Law School; Research Library Group.
Bowdoin College Library Gateway - Located in Brunswick, Maine, USA. Research collections include the early history of Bowdoin, Massachusetts, and Maine, the Civil War and Reconstruction period, 19th century American literary life, and the Arctic.
Bowling Green State University Libraries - Information on services, collections, and policies; access to online catalog and databases; virtual reference services; research guides and tutorials.