Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Electronic Enlightenment

With 58,555 letters and documents and 7,113 correspondents as of October 2010, EE is the most wide-ranging online collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century

Friday, January 14, 2011

Le grand Robert de la langue fran├žaise

The complete version in its latest edition: 86 000 articles, 100 000 words, 350 000 meanings, 410 000 use examples
# All the conjugations of all the verbs, feminine and plural forms: 800 000 inflected forms
# 325 000 quotations: a veritable anthology
# 2 000 notes from Le Petit Robert regarding names of authors of quotations
# An index for easily finding 25 000 expressions, idioms and proverbs
# 5 000 comments on the French language in the form of boxes
# 40 original tables on particular topics or vocabularies (names of colors, words relating to chemistry, surgery, wine...)
# More than one million hypertext links to homonyms, cross-references and antonyms, derivatives and compounds, examples and expressions, quotations

World History in Video

The video content offered here is truly global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. Upon completion, the collection will contain 1,000 hours of streaming video that offers access to more than 1,750 important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide