New Research Databases

Happy Spring Break!  We’re pleased to announce the addition of five new databases to the GALILEO list.


Available only on campus, ArchiveGrid provides Online access to nearly a million
descriptions of archival collections owned by thousands of
libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.
ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching for historical
documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives.

CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)

Available only on campus, CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online) provides access to
high-quality art images from around the world contributed and described
by leading museums, all rights-cleared for educational use. Every work
in CAMIO is represented by at least one high-resolution image and a
description. Many have additional views of the work, sound, video and
curatorial notes. CAMIO art images span the following categories:

  • Photographs
  • Prints
  • Sculptures
  • Paintings
  • Decorative arts
  • Posters
  • Costumes
  • Utilitarian objects
  • Jewelry

COS Funding Opportunities

Provided by the Office of Research Services & Sponsored Programs, COS Funding Opportunities is a database of funding sources including:

  • More than 25,000 records representing over $33 billion in funding.
  • Opportunities by sponsors throughout the world for recipients throughout the world.
  • Sponsors include private foundations, public agencies, national and local governments, corporations and more.
  • Monies available for work in all disciplines physical sciences, social sciences, life sciences, health & medicine, arts & humanities.
  • Funding for many purposes, such as research, collaborations, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, postdoctoral positions, equipment acquisitions, capital or operating expenses.
  • Updated daily, all information verified with sponsor, edited for consistency and optimized for accurate searching.


An open-access (free) database, OAIster is a catalog of more than 19 million open-access digital resources
from over 1,000 organizations developed by the University of Michigan
and harvested using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for
Metadata Harvesting). Digital resources in OAIster include items such as:

  • Digitized (i.e., scanned) books and articles
  • Born-digital texts
  • Audio files (e.g., wav, mp3)
  • Images (e.g., tiff, gif)
  • Movies (e.g., mp4, quicktime)
  • Datasets (e.g., downloadable statistics files)


An open-access (free) database, the PrimateLit database provides bibliographic access to the scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities. Coverage of the database spans 1940 to present and includes all publication categories (articles, books, abstracts, technical reports, dissertations, book chapters, etc.) and many subject areas (behavior, colony management, ecology, reproduction, field studies, disease models, veterinary science, psychology, physiology, pharmacology, evolution, taxonomy, developmental and molecular biology, genetics and zoogeography).

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