The British Columbia Digital
Digital Library Collections By Subject: Children's
See also under Literature: General
Works, and literature time periods (e.g., Literature: Medieval).
- The Children's
Literature Web Guide: Internet Resources Related to Books for Children and
Young Adults (David K. Brown, Doucette Library of Teaching Resources,
University of Calgary). Includes links to sites containing free full-text
stories and books.
Cinderella Project (Edited by Michael N. Salda hosted by the University of
Southern Mississippi). Version 1.1, December 1997, with additional material
September 1999. Full-text English versions in HTML format of this medieval
story, along with images, drawn from the de Grummond Children's Literature
Research Collection. Date updated: 2004-07-07.
- The Hockliffe Project.
Leicster and Bedford, UK: Department
of English and the Centre for Technology
and the Arts, De Montfort University, 2001. This project aims to digitize the
entire Hockliffe Collection of " over a thousand early British children's books."
The collection can be searched or browsed by broad subject categories. The
earliest digitized works date back to the 1700s. Date accessed: 2004-08-22.
Date added: 2004-08-22.
Children's Digital Library. College Park, MD: Human-Computer Interaction
Lab, University of Maryland San Francisco, CA: Internet Archive. This five-year
research project launched in November 2002 is developing " innovative software and a [multilingual]
collection of books that specifically address the
needs of children as readers." Children are research partners in this effort
to scan and make available 10,000 books from 100 cultures. Date accessed:
2002-11-26. Date added: 2002-11-26.
Jack and the Beanstalk and Jack the Giant-Killer Project (Edited by Michael
N. Salda hosted by University of Southern Mississippi). Version 1.0, May 1997.
Includes online texts in HTML format and images drawn from the de Grummond
Children's Literature Research Collection.
Little Red Riding Hood Project (Edited by Michael N. Salda hosted by
University of Southern Mississippi). Version 1.0, December 1995. Full-text
English versions in HTML format and images drawn from the de Grummond
Children's Literature Research Collection. Date updated: 2004-07-07.
- The Osborne
Collection of Early Children's Books Presents Victorian Children's
Activities (Toronto Public Library, ON). Digital facsimiles and transcriptions
from selected works preserved in this collection which are associated with
children's lives during the Victorian era.
- Young Readers
Electronic Texts (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library).
Searchable/browsable collection of electronic versions of works considered
classics of literature for young people. Some works are restricted access.
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