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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The Role of Media in Presidential Elections

A new video series uses the C-SPAN Library & Archives to explain the role of media in Presidential elections throughout history. The project is supported by Purdue University and includes references to some of the latest historical scholarship on this topic. This may be a good resource for educators, students and those generally interested in history.

Here is the first video:

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-HistBibl: 19 September - 26 September

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 19 September 2016 to 26 September 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.

American Philosophical Society - Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Call for Submissions: Forest History Society Repeat Photography Project

Repeat photography is the practice of taking photographs of a specific location at two or more different times. It is a powerful visual resource for scientific study and education in forest and landscape management. From working forests to wilderness areas, such photographic pairs or sequences can help us understand ecosystem processes, and effects of human and non-human disturbances. They can inform our concepts of sustainability, help us understand the implications of public policy, and assess the results of management decisions.

Teaching with ORBIS: Maps, Environments, and Interpretations in Ancient Rome

John Rosinbum looks at ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World as a teaching tool:

John Rosinbum, "Teaching with ORBIS: Maps, Environments, and Interpretations in Ancient Rome," AHA Today, Sept. 19, 2016, http://blog.historians.org/2016/09/teaching-with-orbis-maps-environments-and-interpretatio...