The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access today has launched the Smithsonian Learning Lab, "an online toolkit [free] that enables everyone to find, customize and share digital museum resources with others. The Learning Lab offers free digital access to more than a million diverse resources from across the Smithsonian along with simple-to-use tools to organize, augment and personalize these assets."
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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An AHA Today article on "the importance and complexity of archiving today’s digital artifacts", reports on the discussions at “Saving the Web: The Ethics and Challenges of Preserving What’s on the Internet,” a one-day symposium hosted by Dame Wendy Hall (Univ. of Southampton) at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress on Thursday, June 16, 2016.
SethDenbo, "Googling History: The AHR Explores Implications of Using Digital Sources for Historians," AHA Today, May 16, 2016, http://blog.historians.org/2016/05/googling-history-the-ahr-explores-implications-of-using...
A new publication: "ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) invites you to the first issue of Oh, the Humanities! Our newsletter for librarians and humanities faculty will feature news, views, pro tips, and the latest developments from HEB and our partner organization, The American Council of Learned Societies."