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Michigan Pioneer and Historical Collections: Research Guide & Digitized Volumes: Digitizers



  • American Memory is a digital project of the Library of Congress and its partners. The volumes were digitized for the Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910 project. Scanned and html formats. 9 volumes were digitized.
  • Google Book Search is Google's digitization project. The format is a scanned copy. 26 volumes were digitized.
  • HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. 40 volumes were digitized.
  • Internet Archive Texts Collection is a "collection is open to the community for the contribution of any type of text," many were scanned by Microsoft's "Live Search Books" during 2006-2008. Multiple formats are provided. 35 volumes were digitized.
  • University of Michigan Digital Library. The format is a scanned copy. 40 volumes were digitized. It was done for the "Making of America" digital collection.
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