William Badke, author of Research Strategies: Finding your Way through the Information Fog, 5th ed., wrote a guest post on tthe Computer Savviness blog (August 23, 2015), about students' research skills and collaboration between faculty and librarians.
H-HistBibl is an international network of librarians, archivists, curators, and scholars interested in the practice and study of bibliographic and library services to support the study and teaching of history.
American Revolution Portal Database
Scholars can now access revolutionary-era maps from leading cartographic collections around the world with one search. The American Revolution Portal features maps from the French and Indian War (1754-1763) to the early days of the new republic. The collection focuses on maps of European colonies in North America and the Atlantic world. Users can download them for research or classroom use.
The National Security Archive, a private sector advocacy group, has posted some records created by Henry Kissinger when he was National Security Advisor and Secretary of State.
The National Security Archive obtained these as a result of a recent court order in a FOIA case.
Topics include Vietnam; detente with the Soviet Union; the Mideast; relations with Israel, etc.
How can historians measure the influence of intellectual contribution over time? Scraping from online catalogs and employing a range of digital humanities tools, Michelle Moravec looks at women’s liberation scholarship and explores the relationships between authors and essays.