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The Kissinger Telcons: New Documents Throw Light on Sensitive Ford and Kissinger Views

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. 

The Historian's Altmetrics: How Can We Measure the Impact of People in the Past

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.

The Arrival Fallacy: Collaborative Research Relationships in the Digital Humanities

A new article  challenges current views on library-faculty collaboration in digital humanities:

Alix Keener, "The Arrival Fallacy: Collaborative Research Relationships in the Digital Humanities," Digital Humanities Quarterly vol. 9 no. 2 (2015), http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/9/2/000213/000213.html