All sites listed have been reviewed by Association of College and Research Librarians (ACRL) and is considered scholarly, ad-free, and Open Access.

Art

Alfred Stieglitz Collection – Digital access to the photographs located in the Art Institute of Chicago.

Art History Pedagogy & Practice - a peer-reviewed open access e-journal devoted to scholarship of teaching and learning in art history.

Art History Teaching Resources - is a peer-populated platform for art history teachers. AHTR is home to a constantly evolving and collectively authored online repository of art history teaching content including, but not limited to, lesson plans, video introductions to museums, book reviews, image clusters, and classroom and museum activities.

Atlas Photography Gallery – An online gallery of over 40 selected artists and their work.

Getty Research Institute - The Getty Research Institute contains access to digital collections in the visual arts and their various histories.

John & Carolyn Grossman Collection – Digital collection of 250,000 ephemera items.

MetPublications – Five decades of Met publications on Art History available in digital format.

Prints and Photographs Collection – Open Access and searchable collection of prints and photographs located at the Library of Congress.

Sheaff-Ephemera.com - Ephemera: includes billheads, trade cards, engravings, chromolithographs, early American glass, postcards, marbled paper, early letterpress printing, typography, and African art. 

Economics/Business & Finance

Art of American Advertising – Harvard Business School - Drawing from Baker Library’s Historical Collections, The Art of American Advertising, 1865—1910 explores the role these burgeoning and extraordinarily inventive forms of advertising played in marketing mass-produced products to the evolving American consumer culture.

Business Commons – Open Access of scholarly works in Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, Technology & Innovation and all other areas of general Business.

GlobalEDGE – This business research site contains reports, data, and rankings sourced from US government agencies, international, and non-governmental organizations.

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development - OECD.Stat is the statistical online platform of the OECD where users can search and access OECD’s statistical databases.

Public Administration Gateway - provides access to hundreds of statistical datasets covering core topics in public administration and public policy areas. In addition, the PAGateway provides links to extensive collections of library resources, research portals, archives, historical documents, journals, books, etc.

Rank & Filed - SEC filings – live filings with the Securities and Exchange Committee.

SBDC Clearinghouse - The SBDC National Information Clearinghouse serving the Small Business Development Center Network and America's small business community.

Trade Card Place – History of advertising – Digital collection of Victorian Trade Cards used to advertise American goods and services during the late 1800s.

UN Comtrade data – Access to global trade data.  Repository of official international trade statistics and relevant tables.

UNCTADstat – United Nations Conference on Trade & Development provides digital access to economic data such as, Merchandise Trade tables, Country Profiles, Fact Sheets, and other media.

World Bank Open Data – World Bank Group provides digital access to economic datasets, world development indicators, global consumption data, and other electronic media.

Education

ck12.org - Free online textbooks - assortment of OER content, teachers will find full lesson plans that are easily incorporated into classrooms. Both Teacher and Student versions are available.

Classic Children's Books – Digital collection located at Library of Congress

Curriki – site allows sharing of resources for educators, students and parents.

Edmodo - Millions of free learning resources for students and teachers.

Educational Commons – scholarly articles in curriculum & instruction, assessment, evaluation, professional development and many other educational subject areas.

Gooru – Lesson plans and full-text, downloadable courses.

K-12 blueprint – toolkits available for building digital courses and resources.

Oercommons – helps teachers build lesson plans and courses and share them with others. 

OpenEd - Assessments, videos, games, and homework which are aligned to standards.

PBS Learning Media - Digital educational resources in science, social studies, math, reading and many other subjects. Includes resources for both teachers and students.

English/Literature

Diffen – search and compare any subjects, including health, science, technology, and business. Includes charts and assistance with citing information in a paper.

PEN America Digital Archives – This site captures more than 50 years of cultural programming at the intersection of literature and freedom of expression advocacy. With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the digital archive makes available valuable public and private programming featuring the world’s foremost writers, intellectuals, and artists.

Poet & Writers – Access to news, blogs, and videos regarding Poet & Writers.

Health & Physical Education

Culture of Health – Building a culture of health is a movement to make health a national priority, valued and advanced by collaboration from all sectors.

Human Development Reports – United Nations Human Development Reports

Life Sciences Commons – scholarly articles in kinesiology, physiology, food science, and nutrition.

Medicine and Sciences Commons – scholarly articles in sports sciences, anatomy, clinical nutrition and other areas.

Patient Care and Health Information – Consumer rights information provided by the Mayo Clinic this site enables A-Z searches in four areas: diseases and conditions, symptoms, tests and procedures, and drugs/supplements.

World Health Organization  - Global data regarding health, nutrition, human development, sports, and other areas.

History

Archives of African American Music and Culture - materials covering a range of African American music primarily from the post-World War II era. Highlights popular, religious, and classical music, with genres ranging from blues and gospel to R&B and contemporary hip hop. The AAAMC also houses extensive materials related to the documentation of black radio.

Black Grooves – Publication of African American Music and Culture

Civil Rights Digital Library – Access to digital forms of primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale. 

Leventhal Map Center Digital Collection – Held by Boston Public Library, this collection offers digital maps from the American Revolutionary War Era, maritime maps, charts, and atlases, and other maps from early settled territories.

Library of Congress Digital Collections - This digital collections include manuscripts, photographs, maps, and video recordings for the subjects of American History, World Cultures, Social and Business history and much more.

Massachusetts Historical Society – As the nation’s first historical society, this site holds collections vital to understanding early American History. The website holds the papers of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, as well as early abolitionists and other important collections.

Mississippi Digital Library – Digital collections on all aspects of the history of the state Mississippi

National Museum of African American History & Culture – A digital offering of some of the collections located at the museum in Washington, D.C.

Presidential Libraries – The U.S. National Archives provides direct access to fourteen Presidential Libraries, America’s founding documents, and other educational material.

Smithsonian Digital Library - The Smithsonian Digital collection contains access to rare books, manuscripts, ephemera, photographs and other media.

Struggle for Civil Rights - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum provides a timeline for the Civil Rights Movement

Voices from the Southern Civil Rights Movement - presents educational and noncommercial radio programs from the 1950s and 1960s that offer historic testimonies – in interviews, speeches, and on-the-spot news reports – from many movement participants, both well-known and unknown.

Humanities - General

Arts and Humanities Commons – Open Access of scholarly works in Art, Literature, Religion and all other areas of the Humanities.

Digital Bodleian – Over 11 million digital artifacts in art, music, religious manuscripts, maps and hundreds of other categories.

Humanities Commons – Open Access scholarship and teaching material for humanities.

Syndicate: Humanities Journal - Syndicate is home to burgeoning intellectual community working within the humanities.

Tulane University Digital Archives – Digital collections of Art, Music, Photography, and other.

Web Cultures - Web Archive – Archives at Library of Congress of Web Cultures, including Urban Dictionary, Emojipedia, and 30 others.

Mass Communications

Archive of American Television – This site makes available more than 850 interviews with television industry professionals who work in front of and behind the camera.

Art of American Advertising – Harvard Business School - Drawing from Baker Library’s Historical Collections, The Art of American Advertising, 1865—1910 explores the role these burgeoning and extraordinarily inventive forms of advertising played in marketing mass-produced products to the evolving American consumer culture.

Trade Card Place – History of advertising – Digital collection of Victorian Trade Cards used to advertise American goods and services during the late 1800s.

Vanderbilt News Archive - world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. Access to television news broadcasts of the national networks since August 5, 1968.

Music

Aaron Copland Collection – Digital collection located at the Library of Congress

Archives of African American Music and Culture - materials covering a range of African American music primarily from the post-World War II era. Highlights popular, religious, and classical music, with genres ranging from blues and gospel to R&B and contemporary hip hop. The AAAMC also houses extensive materials related to the documentation of black radio.

Black Grooves – Publication of African American Music and Culture

Center for Popular Music - One of the nation's leading research and programming centers devoted to the full study of popular and folk music in the United States and beyond.

ChoralWiki – Home of Choral Public Domain Library

Association of Cultural Equity - Alan Lomax Music Collection - a priceless collection of recorded music, dance, and the spoken word. Our mission is to facilitate cultural equity through preservation, publication, and repatriation of our materials.

Levy Sheet Music – Housed at Johns Hopkins University Library, the Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music consists of over 29,000 pieces of American popular music.

Maine Music Box - The Maine Music Box collection has more than 22,000 musical works, consisting primarily of sheet music.

Music Copyright Tutorials – a series of video tutorials explaining music copyright.

New York Philharmonic  - New York Philharmonic Digital Archives

Political Science

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations - This database allows searching for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law. A wide selection of major foreign language law publications is also included. Publications from over 295 jurisdictions are featured in the Index.

Center for Immigration Studies - The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization. Providing immigration services since 1985 for policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States.

Center for the Study of the American Constitution – The CSAC is a non-profit, non-partisan center dedicated to serving scholars, educators, and students who are interested in the American Constitution in its historical context. The Center is home to The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, an NHPRC- and NEH-sponsored project. 

FairVote - FairVote is a nonpartisan champion of electoral reforms that give voters greater choice, a stronger voice, and a representative democracy that works for all Americans.

Justia - US Law – Access to US Case Law, US Codes & Statutes, and US Regulations.

Law Commons – Open Access of scholarly works in International Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Legal Education, Civil Rights & Discrimination, and all other areas of Law.

Legal Information Institute – Housed at Cornell Law School, the not-for-profit publishes electronic versions of core material in numerous areas of the law.

Legiscan - Provides the nation's first impartial real-time legislative tracking service designed for both public citizens and government affairs professionals across all sectors in organizations large and small.

Legislationline – Provides access to examples of international norms and standards relating to human rights.  Some of the topics covered include migration, human trafficking, and the right to a fair trial.

National Women's Law Center – Founded in 1972, the NWLC is one of the pre-eminent women’s rights organizations in the US.  This site provides information on current issues and also lists issues state-by-state.

OneAmerica - OneAmerica was founded immediately after September 11, 2001 to address the backlash, hate crimes, and discrimination against immigrant communities of color, primarily Muslims, Arab Americans, East Africans, and South Asians.

Open States – a collection of tools to track legislation in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. 

Oyez Project - The Oyez Project at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Chicago-Kent College of Law is an unofficial online multimedia archive of the Supreme Court of the United States, especially audio of oral arguments.

United Nations Statistical Division - coordination of international statistical activities and support the functioning of the United Nations Statistical Commission as the apex entity of the global statistical system.

Psychology/Mental Health

Mental Health America - Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

Psychology Commons - scholarly articles in clinical, social, cognitive, and developmental psychology. Also includes articles in experimental analysis of behavior and applied behavior analysis.

Science

Arctos - As a collection management information system and provider for research-grade data, Arctos integrates access to information from diverse disciplines: anthropology, botany, entomology, ethnology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, ornithology, paleontology, and parasitology. Data include specimen records, observations, tissues, endo- and ectoparasites, stomach contents, field notes and other documents, and media such as images, audio recordings, and video. 

Collected Papers of Einstein - an open-access site for the ongoing publication of Einstein's massive written legacy comprising more than 30,000 unique documents.

GreenFacts - factual content of complex scientific consensus reports on health and the environment to the reach of non-specialists. Publishes clear summaries of existing scientific reports on environmental and health topics: the GreenFacts Digests and the GreenFacts Co-Publications. These are peer reviewed under the control of an independent Scientific Committee.

Kew Science - Kew is a global resource for plant and fungal knowledge. Our unique combination of extensive collections, databases, scientific expertise and global partnerships gives us a leading role in facilitating access to fundamental plant and fungal information. 

Life Sciences Commons – scholarly articles in kinesiology, physiology, food science, and nutrition.

National Science Foundation Special Reports - The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare.

Open Knowledge Maps - provides visual mapping of scientific knowledge.  Seventy percent of the collection is Open Access material.

Physical Sciences and Mathematics Commons – Open Access of scholarly works in Computer Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and other areas of physical sciences.

Science Hub - a global science and technology publisher and provides free access to research articles and latest research information without any barrier to scientific community. Our internationally recognized publishing program covers wide array of science and technology disciplines. Website contains some ads.

The Chymistry of Isaac Newton Project - Newton's alchemical manuscripts include a rich and diverse set of document types, including laboratory notebooks, indices of alchemical substances, and Newton's transcriptions from other sources.

Sociology

Humanitarian Data Exchange – Database of international humanitarian efforts. The purpose of HDX platform is to enable the sharing of data across the humanitarian community - 1) data about the context in which a humanitarian crisis is occurring; 2) data about the people affected by the crisis and their needs; and 3) data about the response by organizations and people seeking to help those who need assistance.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network - The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) was created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Children’s Health Act and this site provides access to best treatment practices and resources for trauma care providers.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Commons - Open Access of scholarly works in Sociology, Communications, Psychology, Urban Studies, Social Work and other aspects of the Social Sciences.