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 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, http://www.openculture.com/2019/03/the-venice-time-machine.html
Scholars without a library should know about the Internet Archive https://archive.org/ 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.
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 "Medium.com" which appears to be an online aggregator of high-quality essays.
This article by Jake Orlowitzoffers a comprehensive guide to options for obtaining access to research materials for researchers without academic library privileges . We have posted it with permission.
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."
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.
Jason Jones writes about Zoterobib, "an entirely web-based bibliography generator" that can be used without creating an account.
Source: Jason Jones, "ZoteroBib: A First Look," ProfHacker, May 15, 2018, https://www.chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/zoterobib/65511