The United States Census Bureau Data Repository is hosted by ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research). It was created as a result of recommendations arising from the 2017 Report of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking and will preserve survey instruments, specifications, data dictionaries, codebooks, and other materials provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. […]
Part of the Northern Ireland Political Collection, curated by the Linen Hall Library, has been digitised. The Divided Society project makes available documents that were published between 1990 and 1998 in the UK, Ireland and further afield. Access is free to those in the UK, who have to make an account. Access the collection at: […]
Vote 100 website. To mark the centenary of votes for women, Royal Holloway, University of London, and the UK Parliament have developed a free online course exploring the history of women’s rights and suffrage. To find out how to sign up for its launch, explore the Events Listing.
To celebrate the arrival LGBT History Month view this collection on which features primary source documents and teaching materials relating to the impact of the 1969 Stonewall violence on the Gay liberation movement in the USA. It includes photographs interviews and materials on changing attitudes towards the gay community.
DLME: Digital Library of the Middle East In response to violence and cultural destruction in the region, the Council on Library and Information Resources in association with other institutions is aiming to create a portal providing a searchable catalogue of online materials on the middle East. These will include historical and cultural artefacts. There are […]
Recently, Mosireen launched its Internet “resistance archive,” 858 The collection includes footage shot during the revolution by both members and non-members from 18 days in January 2011 when activists protested in Tahrir square Egypt. At its outset it contained 858 items although more is being added. It is important that this is preserved as Egyptian government […]
Has revealed that large percentages of people worldwide (especially in the USA where it dropped overall by 37%) have experienced a decline of trust in business, government, NGOs and media. There is an focus on the issue of fake news as globally 59% say that it is getting harder to tell if a piece of […]
Just released by the World Justice Project. It examines and ranks adherence to the rule of law in 113 nations and jurisdictions worldwide. Evidence is gathered from surveys. 5 questionnaires covering 9 factors. Find out more about the variables and methodology used on the website. Topics covered include: Constraints on Government Powers, Fundamental Rights, Order […]
Art of the March is an online archive and interactive presentation of protest signs and posters collected from the activists in the aftermath of the historic Boston Women’s March on January 21, 2017. There will be over 6,000 that can be sorted by concern, strategy and keyword. Topics covered include an insight into concerns raised […]
Interesting report released by the University of Southampton and the New Local Government Network. It shows that votes to remain or leave were influenced by place and the economic development and connection to the global economy of that place, particularly regarding immigration and attitudes to the past. Analysis of survey data confirms that residents of […]