Jisc sets up new group-purchasing pilot with publishers to lower cost of digital archival collections

Jisc is working in collaboration with three publishers, ProQuest, Adam Matthew Digital and Brill, in order to make digital collections of primary source material more affordable for institutions to purchase, so that researchers, teachers and learners can enjoy access to an even wider range of resources.

Re: Recent collections added to H-Sport Archive Project

H-Sport is pleased to announce that additional collections have been added to its Archive Project, an online resource which provides information about archival collections that are of interest to sport scholars.

The following collections have recently been added to the Archive Project:

Announcement: Immigrant Stories Website Launch & Curricula (Immigration History Research Center)

The Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) is proud to announce the launch of immigrantstories.umn.edu. The website helps anyone make, share, and preserve a digital story about a personal or family migration experience.

UMN-led site makes African American historical materials more accessible

From handwritten 17th-century letters to underground hip hop albums from the 1970s, a whole bevy of African-American historical artifacts are now available via the University of Minnesota’s Umbra search.

The site, which houses digital African American archives, is now completely free and open to public...

The Prague Spring Archive Project

The Prague Spring Archive project, a collaboration between the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) and UT Libraries, is now live. This open access online archive is the first step in a longer-term initiative by CREEES Director Mary Neuburger to digitize significant collections of primary documents from the the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library that shed light on the Cold War.

Deadline This Friday: Win £500 Cash & One Year's Access to Digital Research Resource

The second Adam Matthew Digital essay prize consists of £500 plus one-year’s access to one Adam Matthew Digital archival collection chosen by the author.

This prize, which began in 2015, will be awarded to the best essay submitted on any subject that relates to the Adam Matthew North American collections

Deadline This Friday: Win £500 and One Year's Digital Research Access

The second Adam Matthew Digital essay prize consists of £500 plus one-year’s access to one Adam Matthew Digital archival collection chosen by the author.

This prize, which began in 2015, will be awarded to the best essay submitted on any subject that relates to the Adam Matthew North American collections

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