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Leonardo da Vinci’s Earliest Notebooks Now Digitized and Made Free Online: Explore His Ingenious Drawings, Diagrams, Mirror Writing & More

The Victoria and Albert is digitizing Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Forster notebooks, "so named because they came from the private collection of John Forster in 1876." The first one is now available online.

Scholarly Books Unbound: A Portal for Brainy Books

An interesting post by Leann Wilson and Marshall Poe on a single online portal for academic books and direct-to-book-consumer models.

Leann Wilson is the co-editor of the New Books Network and Coordinator for Outreach and Social Media at Amherst College Press & Lever Press. Marshall Poe is the founder and editor-in-chief of the New Books Network.

Text Data Mining (TDM) Research Using Copyrighted and Use-Limited Text Data Sets: Developing an Agenda to Support Scholarly Use

CNI (The Coalition for Networked Information) recently released a video on Text Data Mining (TDM) Research Using Copyrighted and Use-Limited Text Data Sets:

Mapping Visions of Rome and Digital Roman Heritage Connectivity Between Literary and Artistic Heritage in a Digital Age

Article of interest:

Susanna de Beer,  "Mapping Visions of Rome and Digital Roman Heritage Connectivity Between Literary and Artistic Heritage in a Digital Age," Umanistica Digitale. http://doi.org/10.6092/issn.2532-8816/7814

This Black Newspaper Archive Is Bringing All Of Its Records On Black History Online, For Free

"Google has teamed up with The Obsidian Collection to digitize the archives of black newspapers.

The Obsidian Collection serves as an archive of several black newspapers, including The Chicago Defender and the Baltimore Afro American. The Collection now has a new, lofty goal: to digitize every article and photograph in its collection.

Current Research in Digital History

The inaugural issue of Current Research in Digital History is now available. It is "an annual open-access, peer-reviewed publication of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. Its primary aim is to encourage and publish scholarship in digital history that offers discipline-specific arguments and interpretations.

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