Johns Hopkins University
Library and other resources as well as access to databases
for electronic Journals, Newspapers, and Research by
Library of Congress
Useful American History resources for research purposes.
Books Page at the University of Pennsylvania
This searchable index includes books not located at the site
Project Gutenberg has been putting texts online in plain text or
zipped form for several years. The site includes a
Project Bartleby Archive
This searchable archive of online text at Columbia University
includes reference books on American literature.
Text Center at the University of Virginia
Although some texts are restricted to local users, many are not.