Blacklight
A multi-institutional open-source collaboration building a better discovery platform framework
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Blacklight MARC
Library catalog enhancements for Blacklight.
Spotlight
Enable librarians, curators, and others who are responsible for digital collections to create attractive, feature-rich websites that highlight these collections.
GeoBlacklight
A multi-institutional open-source collaboration building a better way to find and share geospatial data.
Project Showcase

demo.projectblacklight.org
demo.projectblacklight.org
Out-of-the-box vanilla demo of core Blacklight features.
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Harvard Digital Collections
Harvard Digital Collections
Harvard Digital Collections provides free, public access to over 6,000,000 digital objects from its collections – from ancient art to modern manuscripts and even audio/visual material.
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Academic Commons
Academic Commons
Columbia University's digital repository where faculty, students, and staff of Columbia and its affiliate institutions can deposit the results of their scholarly work and research.
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A portal to search both library and archival collections of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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Catalyst @ Johns Hopkins Libraries
Catalyst @ Johns Hopkins Libraries
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CLIO
CLIO
A unified discovery system which provides a single search interface that spans both local information sources such as our Catalog, web site, and Academic Commons as well as remotely hosted services such as the 991 million item Summon article database.
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Yale Collection of Musical Instruments
Yale Collection of Musical Instruments
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US National Library of Medicine: Digital Collections
US National Library of Medicine: Digital Collections
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Collections Search is the primary method for searching and discovering the Collections of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Our goal is to provide comprehensive, effective, and convenient access to our collection catalogs.
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NCSU Libraries' Digital Collections
NCSU Libraries' Digital Collections
From the history of NC State to the history of North Carolina's built environment, these digital collections provide network access to collections that drive research, highlight innovation, and inspire learning.
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Europeana Collections
Europeana Collections
Explore 53203536 artworks, artefacts, books, videos and sounds from across Europe.
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Stanford's Online Exhibits
Stanford's Online Exhibits
Notable collections showcased by Stanford librarians, archivists, and other curators
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DTU Findit — Your digital library
DTU Findit — Your digital library
Search millions of academic articles.
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French Revolution Digital Archive
French Revolution Digital Archive
A digital version of the key research sources of the French Revolution and make them available to the international scholarly community.
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Cornell University Library Catalog
Cornell University Library Catalog
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Revs Digital Library
Revs Digital Library
Connecting the past, present and future of the automobile
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Penn State ScholarSphere
Penn State ScholarSphere
Faculty, students, and staff can use ScholarSphere to collect their work in one location and create a durable and citable record of their papers, presentations, publications, data sets, or other scholarly creations.
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University of Virginia Library Catalog
University of Virginia Library Catalog
Virgo contains both the catalog—with materials like books, print journals, DVDs, maps, and digitized materials— and online articles from our rich array of subscription journals.
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Stanford University Library Catalog
Stanford University Library Catalog
Stanford University Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.
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Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
Prints and photographs online catalog of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints, and Photographs
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Catholic Parish Registers at the NLI
Catholic Parish Registers at the NLI
The National Library of Ireland's collection of Catholic parish registers, containing records of baptisms and marriages from the majority of Irish Catholic parishes up to 1880.
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Brown University Library
Brown University Library
Josiah searches most of the journal, magazine, and newspaper resources available through Brown’s library databases, as well as our catalog (which includes most of the library's books and other physical holdings).
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Indiana University IUCAT
Indiana University IUCAT
IUCAT, Indiana University's online library catalog, provides comprehensive access to millions of items held by the IU Libraries statewide, including books, recordings, US government publications, periodicals, and other types of material.
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Linn-Benton Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Find It is Linn-Benton Community College's discovery layer. It connects many of our community's information silos and prepares our transfer students for upper-division research.
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Vera & Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
Vera & Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
The online catalog of Vera & Donald Blinken Open Society Archives provides a search and discovery interface for our rich collection of archival holdings, library and film library materials and our digital repository assets.
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Royal Danish Library - Digital collection
Royal Danish Library - Digital collection
Royal Danish Library's digital collection, comprised of old catalogues, political papers, maps, pictures, and much more.
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Archive for Danish literature
Archive for Danish literature
Archive for Danish Literature is a literature history website for selected parts of the older Danish literature - from the Middle Ages to the middle of the 20th.
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Temple University Library
Temple University Library
Temple University Library's official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, and more.
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Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
A gateway to publicly accessible metadata and media for the estimated 3.8 million objects at the museum, including images, audio, video, documentation, and 3D media.
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Pennsylvania State University Libraries' Catalog
Pennsylvania State University Libraries' Catalog
Pennsylvania State University Libraries's Catalog, used for searching the universtiy libraries' holdings including books, media and online resources.
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Chorus: Towards an open source stack for e-commerce search
Chorus: Towards an open source stack for e-commerce search
Chorus uses Blacklight to provide a mock e-commerce store integrated with a suite of search relevancy tools for improving search quality. Chorus points the way to amazing search!
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