Re: Introducing Mapping Early American Elections

In May 2019, the Mapping Early American Elections team "is making their final release of maps, data, and essays for this project." The project offers interactive maps and visualizations of Congressional elections from 1787 to 1825.

To learn more:

Re: The ‘time machine’ reconstructing ancient Venice’s social networks

To learn more about the Venice Time Machine:

Josh Jones, "The Venice Time Machine: 1,000 Years of Venice’s History Gets Digitally Preserved with Artificial Intelligence and Big Data," Open Culture, March 27, 2019,

Venice Time Machine

Re: Guide for those seeking access to resources

Scholars without a library should know about the Internet Archive Its many online resources include limited holdings from American libraries, European libraries, and Canadian libraries; the California Digital Library; and journals (among them JSTOR early journal content). Not to mention Internet Archive's own collections.

Guide for those seeking access to resources


Below is a link to an article by Jake Orlowitz entitled "You're a Researcher without a Library, What Do you Do? Investigating Solutions for Frustrated Scholars, Nonprofits, Independent Learners and the Rest of Us."  The article appeared on the website "" which appears to be an online aggregator of high-quality essays. 

Digital Mappa

Digital Mappa is “Digital Humanities workspaces, editions, scholarship, collaboration & publications for the rest of us,” " a freely available online environment for creating projects out of digital images and texts."

"Within DM, if you can point, click, drag, copy, paste and type, you basically have the technological ability to produce your own sophisticated digital scholarship, editions and projects."

Tropy photo organizer app

Research Clutter: A New App Helps Create Order out of Disorder


Zoë Jackson | Apr 1, 2018



Tropy allows researchers to organize and describe photos taken in archives. Abby Mullen

What is the opposite of entropy, a trend toward disorder and chaos? Tropy, as Stephen Robertson, a cultural and social historian at George Mason University (GMU), and his team decided while brainstorming names for their new research management tool.


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