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The LSE digital library is releasing its autograph letter collection online. The collection contains over 5,000 letters dating from 1851 to 1975. The original deposit was made in 1930 by Philippa Fawcett of letters received by her mother, Millicent Garrett Fawcett, who had died the year before. Many of these letters were considered ‘Autograph’ letters written […]
Library of Congress Dun and Bradstreet digital book collection Online volumes have been expanded to cover most of 1859 to 1879 and 1900 to 1924. These are of value for economic historians and business historians as R.G. Dun & Company, now known as Dun & Bradstreet, was a credit reporting agency that provided ratings on an […]
2023 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report: Teaching and Learning Edition The latest predictions for short term and longer horizon trends in teaching and learning. The report includes case studies of innovations from the USA, coverage of developments in AI and the use of learning spaces to support students’ sense of community and belonging.
Medieval and Renaissance Women: charters and rolls The British Library blog has a full list of digitised charters and rolls from their medieval collections. They include examples of women who made wills and owned and passed on property which will be fascinating for those interested in the economic agency of women at this time.
SAGE is offering free access to journal articles, reference entries and chapters covering South West Asia and North Africa ‘for a limited period’ (period not defined). You can search and download academic interdisciplinary content covering a range of social science topics including politics, law, gender studies and social welfare.
Diaspora Mapping ToolkitCreated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), this toolkit sets out practical guidance on how to map diasporas in different settings. It includes advice on why mapping should occur, how to do it and what to do with the results. It also includes: indicators and questions for diaspora mapping, and modules on […]
To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (May 17th) and #Standup4HumanRights and to promote an equal, just and inclusive world for all, ILGA has updated its rainbow map of Europe for 2023.ILGA-Europe have produced the Rainbow Map and Index since 2009. It ranks 49 European countries on their respective legal and policy practices for LGBTI […]
Museum and Society, one of our university’s open-access journals, has published a new issue. Articles include: … and more. Read the articles here: https://journals.le.ac.uk/ojs1/index.php/mas/issue/view/230
This site was created by investigative journalism produced by Tactical Tech’s Exposing the Invisible project, and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. It aims to get members of the public to think critically about maps when conducting research and investigations and consider ways in which they may not be objective. The site as […]
Just launched by the WHO, health inequalities data which is disaggregated showing how health is experienced by people of different ages, economic status, education levels, place of residence, sex, and other characteristics. The data include measurements of over 2,000 indicators broken down by 22 dimensions of inequality, including demographic, socioeconomic and geographical factors. Topics covered include: […]