- Canadiana: Canada's documentary heritage.
- Héritage: Part of Canadiana, an initiative to digitize Canada's most popular archival collections
- Archives Canada Digitization Projects: view historical maps, photographs, and documents.
- BAnQ: Patrimoine québécois (Quebec heritage): BANQ's digitization program encompasses the whole of the published and archival documentary heritage produced in Quebec since the 17th century, including printed and handwritten material, photographs, and sound recordings.
- Canada's Digital Collections: contains more than 600 collections mainly for youth. Includes learning materials and interactive games.
- Les Classiques de Sciences Sociales: "une bibliothèque unique et originale dans la francophonie". Dirigée par Jean-Marie Tremblay au Cégep de Chicoutimi en coopération avec l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.
- McGill University Digital Exhibitions & Collections: "...more than forty digital projects covering a wide array of subjects including, art, architecture, history and literature, engineering, medicine, maps, music, and urban design."
- Library of Congress - Digital Collections
- Cornell University Library Registry of Digital Collections: "Comprehensive collections of digital images, text, data or video that can be browsed and/or searched."
- Columbia University's Digital Collections & Exhibitions: Includes digital collections, such as the Digital South Asia Library, the Digital Scriptorium, and the Bunraku Collection Gallery.
- Life Photo Archive: Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today.
- NASA Astrophysics Data System: Maintains "three bibliographic databases containing more than 10.3 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and e-prints."
- The Picture Collection Online: (New York Public Library) "Presents more than 30,000 digitized images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923."
- Smithsonian Institution Archive Collections: Through Explore Digital Media the Archives provides access to selected individual images, documents, and oral/video histories contained in its collections
- University of Washington Libraries: "Features materials such as photographs, maps, newspapers, posters, reports and other media from the University of Washington Libraries."
- Washington State University Libaries Digital Collections: Includes collections of maps, films, northwest history documents, oral histories, and photographs.
- Yale University Library's Digital Collections: Includes over 500,000 images.
- AdAccess (Duke University): "Presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955."
- Europeana: Images, texts, sounds and videos from European museums, galleries, libraries and archives.
- Getty Images: Search for creative or editorial images or footage.
- Internet Library of Early Journals: 18th and 19th century British journals.
- The Linda Hall Library's Digital Collections: Includes Engineering Indexes from American Publications, 1867-1920, History of Science and Technology Works, an astronomy collection dating from 1482 to the 19th century and more.
- OAIster: search engine for academic digital collections on the Web.
- World Digital Library: This site includes "significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world," including manuscripts, maps, rare books, recordings, films, prints, photographs and architectural drawings.