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OpenBibArt provides free access to an index of journal articles and auction catalogues maintained from the databases of the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA) in Paris, the Getty Research Institute (GRI) in Los Angeles, and the Institut de l’Information Scientifique et Technique of the CNRS (Inist-CNRS) in Nancy. Coverage ranges from early 20th century to about […]
The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection Note: this resource contains strong language and references to brutality and violence.An open-access digital collection created by T DC Public Library, Enoch Pratt Free Library, The Library of Congress, and Howard University. It is preserving images, posters, banners, clothing, photographs, and ephemeral objects which were hung on a […]
Global Estimates of Modern Slavery, Forced Labour and Forced Marriage This report was produced through a collaboration between the ILO, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration. It shows substantial rises in the last 5 years.
A site supported by Linen Hall Library which celebrates the strengths, lives and achievements of Northern Irish women from 1965 to the present day. It includes a digital archives of films, images and text resources, blog posts and a resource section with contextual articles, books and teaching resources. Covers all areas of politics as well […]
The Giant Bible of Mainz Digitized by the Library of Congress Famous for being one of the last handwritten by a scribe in 1450s. The Library of Congress has now created a digital version. It has marvellous illustrations on some of the 493 pages.
Dialect and Heritage projectThis project from the University of Leeds in partnership with local museums aims to update the original 1951 survey of dialects which surveyed mainly older men in rural areas. It aims to collect and geographically map local terms in use in Britain today. The site has images from the older survey and […]
An addition to the online digital collection. Over 240 rare medieval and early modern manuscripts are now available from the early manuscripts website. A treasure is the ‘Borthwick Girdle Book‘ a 15th-century astronomical and medical almanac that could be placed on a belt when folded up so was very portable . There are also, stunning […]
A University of Edinburgh CDCS and genderEd online book-launch event held in September 2022. In Conversation with Professor Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh, School of Political Science), Professor Melissa Terras (Edinburgh College of Art) and Elizabeth Crawford (independent Suffrage Historian) discuss the content and making of their new edited collection: Millicent Garrett Fawcett: Selected Writings (UCL Press, 2022). The event discusses […]
Essential Guide to Black British History A handy guide produced by BBC History Extra magazine which is designed to interest the general reader. It has a timeline, suggestions for reading and articles with interviews and biographies. Historical Association Black History Month features free access during October to its major lecture recordings, articles and podcasts covering […]
The massive project to digitise the entire League of Nations Archives is now complete. Digitisations are now available when you search the UN Archives catalogue https://archives.ungeneva.org/lontad This is a great free resource for global history and the study of international relations in the 20th century.