The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections.
YouTube videos can function as powerful primary sources, especially if you are studying contemporary issues or figures. As with all uncurated content, remember to evaluate videos for content, accuracy and authenticity.
From the University of Chicago, the American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) has developed a wealth of digital resources for the analysis of French language and literature.
ARTFL-FRANTEXT includes more than 3,500 French language texts spanning from the 12th through the 20th centuries, 215 million words and 675,000 unique word forms. Excellent for researching the usage and evolution of particular words.
A digital copy of Diderot and d'Alembert's famous Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772.
From the site: "Le gigantisme de la Méthodique reflète les évolutions scientifiques démesurées et les transformations sociales fabuleuses de la fin du 18e et du début du 19e s. Ainsi, Panckoucke présente une nouvelle constitution des savoirs qui est toujours d’actualité.
Key research sources of the French Revolution, including parliamentary papers and digital images of approximately 14 000 individual visual items, primarily prints, but also illustrations, medals, coins, and other objects, which display aspects of the Revolution.
The Newberry Library's French Revolution Collection consists of more than 30,000 pamphlets and more than 23,000 issues of 180 periodicals published between 1780 and 1810.The collection represents the opinions of all the factions that opposed and defended the monarchy during the turbulent period between 1789-1799 and also contains innumerable ephemeral publications of the early Republic.