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Africana Historic Postcard Collection. New from the Library of Congress, more than 1,500 digitised photograph postcards from European colonial territories from the 1890s – 1960s. Most before 1930. Most are photos from colonial administrators and European missionaries. There are also ethnographic items and some unique African photographer works including : Demba N’Diaye from Senegal, W.S. […]
Belarusian Politics and Society Web Archive: Archive-It – Belarusian Politics and Society The site was curated by librarians at Harvard and Stanford Universities, the University of Chicago, and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum to preserve material related to the 2020 presidential election campaign in Belarus and the protests against the government of President […]
The official UN website on peacekeeping now has an improved design. It serves as a unified entry point for all official DPO and DPPA training and guidance materials, and provides links to other related UN documents and resources. It also offers links to real-time news and updates in the United Nations peacekeeping world. It includes […]
The Protests Against Racism Web Archive is new from the Library of Congress. It focuses on preserving websites created in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Snapshots of sites were preserved from June 29th – August 7th, 2020 with later web captures made for some of the sites during 2020, […]
The University Library is displaying 6 flags during LGBT+ History Month. This digital exhibition – Beyond the Rainbow – describes 15 different pride flags and discusses the symbolism of their design and colours.
A new online collection presents all of the original illustrations from Charles Dickens’ Novels. It is a a project of Dr Michael John Goodman, a free-lance researcher. The website provides information on the sources.
Recently published, an interactive data visualization of the Migrants Rights Database. This provides mappings of country files exploring the degree of legal rights accorded to migrants in over 60 categories.
Virtual Tour: Bonnets, Bandoliers and Ballot Papers The National Museum of Ireland have created this online exhibition tour focussing on the campaign for women’s rights in Ireland 1880s-1920s.
UN Sanctions AppFrom the Global Governance Centre at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland. The app maps all UN sanctions and where they are applied, including their impact on humanitarian action and local communities. The website provides information on frequency of updates and coverage and includes guides to types of sanctions.
A influential collection of 7 pamphlets from feminist non-fiction publishers Scarlet Press, which were published between 1992 and 1996, are now available online via the Bishopsgate institute. They provide a fascinating insight into the concerns and viewpoints of the Lesbian community at the time. Topics covered include: HIV, transgender activism and the experiences of black […]