This is so exciting:
Europeana: think culture
Europeana.eu is about ideas and inspiration. It links you to 2 million digital items.
* Images - paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects
* Texts - books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers
* Sounds - music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts
* Videos - films, newsreels and TV broadcasts
Some of these are world famous, others are hidden treasures from Europe's
* museums and galleries
* audio-visual collections
It crashed after being launched, but is not back in cautious form. By 2010 they plan to have 10 million digital items available.
I can't speak. I may have to quit work and quit babbling.