Search portal to the holdings of the National Archives.
Archives website that posts the 100 milestone documents in American history.
Collection from Northwestern University that has good interpretation and classroom integration materials. Good model for an important piece of African Colonial History.
Created by Matthew Fisher, an assistant professor of English at the University of California at Los Angeles. Holds 1,024 documents as of February 9. Fisher his team of two grad studnets have found as many as 5,000 digitized manuscripts they want to include. Mostly Western Europe and North American holdings so far.
Cool page-turning interface to this medieval manuscript held at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. Created by the Library of Congress and supported by UNESCO
The principal objectives of the WDL are to:
* Promote international and intercultural understanding;
* Expand the volume and variety of cultural content on the Internet;
* Provide resources for educators, scholars, and general audiences;
* Build capacity in partner institutions to narrow the digital divide within and between countries.
Rich resource of digital collections on many american history topics.
Minnesota Reflections brings you nearly 31,000 images and documents shared by more than 95 cultural heritage organizations across the state. This site offers a broad view of Minnesota's history for researchers, educators, students, and the public.
Images held by the University of California System. Collection of Digital Archives across the institution.
Blog post about the current state of digital humanities and how to keep track of what is going on in the field through twitter. Also includes a tool that collects tweets and publishes them in a journal format. \n\nExcellent ideas here.
Scholar from George Mason University who blogs about Digital Humanities and wrote the book Digital History.
Similar thread of discussion at Bethel retreat as a motivation for faculty to choose library resources. Physics wanted resources because it shows thier status to peers not for students sake.
This committee is charged with producing a set of guidelines for departments to use in processes of hiring, tenure, and promotion. The work of this committee will not only help departments deal with existing means for publishing scholarship in digital formats (ebooks, blogs, websites, etc.), but by creating paths to more formal recognition for projects and historians, it will encourage experimentation and recognize the value of new forms of scholarly communication. - See more at: http://blog.historians.org/2014/01/committee-professional-evaluation-digital-scholarship-historians/#sthash.KrCj0yTi.dpuf
StoryCorps’ archive comprises one of the first and largest born-digital oral history collections. It incorporates over 45,000 interviews, recorded in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.