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Literature: Primary sources
Melville Electronic Library
The Melville Electronic Library will be an online center for Melville studies. As an innovative "critical archive," MEL will provide scholars, critics, instructors, students, and general readers with a reliable "textual core" of all versions of all of Melville's works in manuscript and print. When completed, it will also enable users to search all versions of Melville's texts, compare them, link them to biographical, critical, and cultural materials (such as art works, sources, reviews, criticism, and adaptations) also located in the library's seven "rooms."
Melville's Marginalia Online
Melville's Marginalia Online is a virtual archive of books owned and borrowed by American author Herman Melville (1819-1891). Select "Policies" for our editorial guidelines, and "Browse Volumes" to view the site's new virtual format.