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.

Recent Content

Internet Resources for Keeping Up with History Updated

Internet Resources for Keeping Up with History has been updated.  From its introduction:

"Become familiar with its contents and you’ll be informed about many of the issues and methodologies that impact contemporary professional history.  Hopefully, you’ll find resources you’ll return to regularly for enjoyment and to enhance and facilitate your teaching and research. I recommend that you browse through the entire guide at least once."

Find it at on our homepage under H-HistBibl Resources: http://networks.h-net.org/h-histbibl

Freedmen’s Bureau Records of 4 million former slaves released

The National Archives, in cooperation with with FamilySearch International, a subsidiary of the  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Smithsonian Institution, is releasing 1.5 million digitized images that contain the names of up to 4 million former slaves collected by agents of the Freedman’s Bureau at the end of the Civil War.

For more information about the project: http://www.discoverfreedmen.org/

New Online Collection of Declassified Documents Chronicles America’s “Year of Intelligence”

The Digital National Security Archive (DNSA) has expanded to include CIA Covert Operations II: The Year of Intelligence, 1975, a collection of 1,000 declassified documents that reveal the inner-workings of America’s spy agencies during a season of intense public inquiry. With this collection, DNSA becomes available on the ProQuest platform, enabling all DNSA documents to be cross-searched.