European Library webservice is a portal which offers access to the
combined resources 43 national libraries of Europe. It offers free
searching and delivers digital objects - some free, some priced.
*It brings together disparate collections on your desktop and will allow for cross-collection searching
*It presents integrated results and will deliver digital objects
*It enables types of collection-level searching which would otherwise be impossible
*It is a major contribution to research both in making resources widely
available and by making possible new connections through exploitation
of a huge virtual library collection.
*The European Library encourages new research!