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  • 1. Lyrikline

    lyrikline is an international website for experiencing the diversity of contemporary poetry. Here you can listen to the melodies, sounds, and rhythms of international poetry, recited by the authors themselves, and read the poems both in their original languages and various translations. More than 100 countries and over 70 languages are represented. Users can browse the collection by poet names, titles, language, country, genres and aspects, issues, and poetic form. Since 2002 lyrikline has been under the auspices of the German Commission for UNESCO.
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  • 2. Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics Digital Video Library

    The Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library (HIDVL) is a collaboration between New York University Libraries and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics that provides a digital library of performance practices in the Americas. HIDVL documents the expression of social and political life through performance in the many cultures and political landscapes of the Americas. It includes online access to more than 600 hours of video. A trilingual Profile (English, Spanish and Portuguese) is created for each collection, contextualizing the videos with detailed production information, synopses, image galleries, texts, interviews, bibliographies and additional materials. The Hemispheric Institute Special Collections is a growing digital archive of performance and politics in the Americas. Curated by leading scholars, it includes teaching modules, artist profiles, image galleries, articles, scripts, bibliographies and other research materials. Its contents are only available to faculty and students of current Hemispheric Institute Member Institutions. Because UW-Madison is a member, these materials are available to you. To access them, you must create a Hemispheric Institute user account USING YOUR UNIVERSITY ( @wisc.edu) EMAIL ADDRESS, so you can be recognized as a Member by Hemispheric Institute staff, and then login to the website to gain member access to the Special Collections. If you experience any difficulties or have any questions, please contact the Hemispheric Institute through the "Email Us" section of their website.
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  • 3. CORPUS.BYU.EDU Seven Online Corpora

    This site contains links to several free and searchable online corpora. Included are: the Corpus of Contemporary American English; the Corpus of Historical American English; the British National Corpus; the TIME Corpus of American English; Google Book (American English) Corpus; Corpus del Español; and Corpus do Português. (Updates vary with each Corpus)
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  • 4. Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970

    Four centuries of historical legal codes, statutes, regulations, and code-related commentaries from jurisdictions around the world.
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  • 5. GEOBASE (Geography)

    GEOBASE is a multidisciplinary database of indexed, research literature on the earth sciences, including geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management and nature conservation. It covers over 2,000 international peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, book series and conference proceedings. (Updated weekly)
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  • 6. Brasiliana Eletrônica

    Brasiliana Eletrônica houses the Brasiliana Collection published by the Editora Nacional between 1913 and 1993 in full-text online. Materials in this collection primarily deal with the devleopment of the Brazilian nation after the 1930 revolution. Texts in the collection span many areas of study including history, anthropology, sociology, and geography. The collection is in the process of being scanned and uploaded. Once it is complete, it will contain 415 titles, all of which are out of print in paper format. Currently 119 of the works are available.
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  • 7. African Newspapers (1800's - 1900s)

    A database of 40 searchable African newspapers covering the period from 1800 to 1922. Coverage is largely of English-language papers but a few in African languages are also included.
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  • 8. RCAAP Repositório Científico de Acesso Aberto de Portugal

    The Repositório Científico de Acceso Aberto de Portugal (RCAAP) portal aims to collect, aggregate and index Open Access scientific contents from Portuguese institutional repositories. RCAAP constitutes a single entry point for searching, discovery and recall of thousands of scientific and scholarly publications, namely journal articles, conference papers, thesis and dissertations, distributed by several Portuguese repositories. In addition, through RCAAP users can also search the Brazilian scientific production through several repositories and journals aggregated by OASIS project.
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  • 9. Brazil's Popular Groups

    Brazil's Popular Groups is a database created by the Library of Congress-Rio Office. The collection makes accessible to researchers a body of primary materials, mostly non-commercially produced and difficult to acquire and obtain, which is basic to the study of grass-roots political and social movements in Brazil. The documentation includes newsletters, house organs, reports, posters, collections of clippings, brochures, resolutions of congresses, educational manuals, independent news services, catalogs of publications and handouts. Geographically, all states of Brazil are represented in the collection. (Updated yearly)
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  • 10. Collins Portuguese Dictionary

    The Collins Portuguese Dictionary has been expanded and updated to provide increased contemporary coverage of both Brazilian and Peninsular Portuguese. Over 80,000 references and 110,000 translations, including business and computing terms, ensure wide-reading, practical coverage of Portuguese and English. Entries are clearly laid out in a "user-friendly" topography. Meaning and style levels are signposted permitting fast and easy selection of the most appropriate translation. The emphasis of this dictionary is contemporary usage of Portuguese and the book includes thousands of constructions and idioms and vocabulary to help the reader understand newspapers, magazines and literature in Brazilian and Peninsular Portuguese. (Not updated)
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