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H-Net reviews posted to the web 07 Jul 2014 - 14 Jul 2014

From: H-Net Reviews <hbooks@mail.h-net.msu.edu>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:00:02 -0400
Subject: H-Net reviews posted to the web 07 Jul 2014 - 14 Jul 2014

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between
07 Jul 2014 and 14 Jul 2014.

Reviewed for H-Canada by Kathryn Carter
    Gerson, Carole.  _Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918_.  Waterloo:
    Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010.  xvi + 279 pp.  $85.00,
    ISBN 978-1-55458-220-4.

Three Tools for the Web-Savvy Historian: Memento, Zotero, and WebCite

Ian Milligan writes:

"Historians, writers, and users of the Web cite and draw on web-based material every day. Journal articles are replete with cited (and almost certainly uncited) digital material: websites, blogs, online newspapers, all pointing towards URLs. Many of these links will die... What can we do? We can use three tools. Memento to retrieve archived web pages from multiple sources, WebCite to properly cite and store archived material, and Zotero to create your own personal database of archived snapshots."

Intellectual Property: A History

Backstory with the American History Guys -- http://backstoryradio.org/ -- considered the history of intellectual property in a radio program aired 20 May 2013.  This is a wonderful introduction to a topic which has become very complicated.  Listen to the episode at: http://backstoryradio.org/shows/patent-pending/ .  It’s entitled: Patent Pending: A History of Intellectual Property

H-Net academic announcements posted to the web 2014-07-09 - 2014-07-10

Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:00:02 -0400
From: H-Net Announcements <announce@mail.h-net.msu.edu>
Subject: H-Net academic announcements posted to the web 2014-07-09 - 
2014-07-10

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