"The National Archives launched a new web-based finding aid featuring digitized historical photographs from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) records in Record Group 75. For the first time, you can explore digital copies of over 18,000 photographs through an engaging and easy to use interactive experience: the Bureau of Indian Affairs Photographs Finding Aid."
"PHAROS – an international consortium of fourteen European and North American art-historical photographic archives – has published a ground-breaking new report exploring the cross-border copyright issues involved in creating an online open-access research platform.
"Twitter is opening up its full tweet archive to academic researchers for free to help researchers better study online discourse and platform trends."
Source: The Verge, January 26, 2021, https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/26/22250203/twitter-academic-research-public-tweet-archive...
National Museums Scotland has made digitally available the photographic archive of the writer and art historian Ann Paludan (1928–2014). Consisting of over 10,000 prints and slides of sculptures from over 200 sites in China, the Ann Paludan Image Library provides a unique source for the study of Chinese sculpture.
At Cornell, "archivists, curators and librarians are finding virtual ways to help instructors teach research, using gems from Cornell University Library’s rare and distinctive (RAD) collections, from medieval texts on parchment to punk show flyers."
Source: "From vaults to virtual classes, library archives enrich teaching," Cornell Chronicle, January 21, 2021, https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2021/01/vaults-virtual-classes-library-archives-enrich-te...
The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (RIJS) at Harvard University invites applications for a Japan Digital Fellow to lead and facilitate digital scholarship initiatives. All applicants must have at minimum a Master’s degree in Japanese Studies or related field(s) or Bachelor’s degree with significant relevant work experience. A Doctoral degree is not required for this position.
Deadline: February 15, 2021 (Monday), 5pm EST
Appointment Term: 2 years, commencing August 1, 2021.