Where to start looking for digital learning materials
Thank you for participating in our research on the use of digital materials and collections in education, if you aren't a partcipant and found this page, welcome. Here is the list of libraries that we promised to get you started. You will notice it is Science/Technlogy heavy, but at the end of the list you will also find libraries and gateways to resources for other fields. And, MERLOT, one of the first links, is a multidisciplinary digital library. This is just a starter list, but there is plenty to look at here.
Here is a brief list to get you started in looking for materials for your teaching and research
For Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
there is a one-stop shop for collections:
Some collections to get things started:
The Gender & Science Digital Library
LIFE SCIENCE LIBRARIES
BEN - the Bioscience Eduation Network
Health Education Asset Library
EARTH SCIENCE LIBRARIES
Digital Library of Earth Science Education
GROW - Geotechnical, Rock and Water Resources Library
SERC - Science Education Resource Center
PHYSICS and ASTRONOMY LIBRARY
comPADRE - Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Mathematical Sciences Digital Library
NEEDS - National Engineering Education Delivery System
Library of Congress
Intute Virtual Training Suite
A United Kingdom web site that offers suggestions for discipline specific information for searching for digital materials. There are many good suggestions here.
Academic Info - Digital Library List
In looking past the advertising needed to maintain the site, they have a very interesting list of digital libraries and other collections for many academic disciplines.
This page was modified Jan 13, 2009 by Alan Wolf