I am pleased to announce that the first online discussion organized by H-HistBibl and the History Section of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of the American Library Association has been posted online.
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.
Charles Watkinson writes about Fulcrum, the University of Michigan Press's new reading platform. Newly launched is "A Mid-Republican House from Gabii ...an archaeological site report with a difference. Not only can users access all the associated data from the excavated building, but they can explore it through an interactive 3D model as well as a narrative text."
ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is participating in the Humanities Open Book project.
" HEB worked with a specially convened committee to identify books whose authors have retained or recovered publishing rights. The books were selected for their enduring scholarly value and potential public interest." (more on the HEB site)
The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently released its digital library with thousands of documents, books, magazines, images, and maps produced since the Middle Ages.
The interface is in French only.