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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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-HistBibl: 23 April - 30 April

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 23 April 2018 to 30 April 2018.  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.


One of the Best Preserved Ancient Manuscripts of The Iliad Is Now Digitized

See the “Bankes Homer” Manuscript in High Resolution (" the most well-preserved specimen of a portion of The Iliad, containing Book 24, lines 127-804, and dating from circa 150 C.E."):


There is more information about the manuscript on the Greek Manuscripts section of the British Library blog.

RUSA History Section / H-HistBibl Online Discussion Series

These online discussion, jointly sponsored by the History Section of ALA's Reference and User Services Association and H-HistBibl, aim to bring faculty and history/humanities librarians together to discuss relevant issues pertaining to scholarship and instruction and to encourage faculty and librarians to explore opportunities for collaboration.


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Open Access Publishing in the Humanities Online Discussion

Online discussion on Open Access Publishing in the Humanities, organized by H-HistBibl and the History Section of the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association (April 25, 2018).

The discussion started with brief presentations by Seth Denbo, Director of Scholarly Communication and Digital Initiatives at the American Historical Association, and Sarah McKee, Senior Associate Director for Publishing at the Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University.