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.

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Teaching with #DigHist: Introducing a New Series on Using Digital Projects in the Classroom

The AHA Today blog has started a new series that " will examine a wide range of digital projects on subjects that span both the globe and three millennia, and discuss ways to use them in the classroom."

See John Rosinbum, "Teaching with #DigHist: Introducing a New Series on Using Digital Projects in the Classroom," AHA Today, August 23, 2016, http://blog.historians.org/2016/08/teaching-with-digital-history/

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-HistBibl: 22 August - 29 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 22 August 2016 to 29 August 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-HistBibl.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Feds Target 'Predatory' Publishers

The Federal Trade Commission is "marking a line in the sand" with its first lawsuit against publishers that take advantage of scholars wishing to publish in open-access journals.

Source: Carl Straumsheim, " Feds Target 'Predatory' Publishers," Inside Higher Ed, August 29, 2016, https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/08/29/federal-trade-commission-begins-crack-down-predatory-publishers

Livingstone Online

Livingstone Online is "a digital museum and library that allows users to encounter the written and visual legacy of famous Victorian explorer David Livingstone (1813-73)." Thanks to partnerships with the University of Maryland Libraries as well as the David Livingstone Centre, the National Library of Scotland, and other archives with Livingstone holdings, it is  "a leading archival resource for the study of the Af

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