The Prague Spring Archive project, a collaboration between the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) and UT Libraries, is now live. This open access online archive is the first step in a longer-term initiative by CREEES Director Mary Neuburger to digitize significant collections of primary documents from the the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library that shed light on the Cold War.
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.
Joseph Esposito writes:
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LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
Joshua Piker, editor of the William and Mary Quarterly, reflects on potential comparisons between audiences for online content and traditional scholarly genres. "In this post he compares different publication forums and the audiences they reach — and how we might, and might not, be assessing the latter."
Creative Commons announcement on February 7, 2017: "We’re releasing CC Search today and inviting users to try out the beta, including our list-making features, and simple, one-click attribution to make it easier to credit the source of any image you discover...