Free Databases and Collections

This list includes databases, collections and search tools, selected by Smithsonian Libraries staff, that are freely available via the Internet. 

Smithsonian staff and other affiliated persons can access the Libraries' subscription databases, e-books, and e-journals via our E-journals, E-books, and Databases (from the SI computer network or remote access.)


Art, History, and Culture


Last Updated September 27, 2022