History of Women’s Liberation has just been launchedThe main aim of the HOWL website is to collect the memories and stories of feminists involved in women’s liberation movement in the UK. Features of the site include a timeline, link to archive collections and other resources. The site is developing oral histories and photographic archives.
Liberating histories website expands with periodicals guide. This site highlights feminist magazine titles written by and for women during 1970s-1990s. The project is led by Dr Victoria Bazin (Principal Investigator), Dr Melanie Waters (Co-Investigator), Professor Kaitlynn Mendes (Co-Investigator) and Dr Eleanor Careless (Postdoctoral Research Fellow), in partnership with Women’s Library@LSE.It now has a a feminist […]
Digitisation of Nairobi City Council minutes and gazette archive collection from 1920-1950 at the McMillan Memorial Library, Nairobi (Kenya) (EAP1357). One of the latest releases from the Endangered archives programmes. Minutes and documents covering colonial town planning in Nairobi during the period.
Digital collection also new from the Library of Congress, Office of Scientific Research and Development reports made to the US government during the Second World War and beyond covering military equipment . The Optics/ Camouflage (Division 16) collection includes reports on topics such as aerial photography, camouflage applications, periscopes and other optical instruments.
Hebraic Manuscripts from the Library of Congress Over 230 full text Hebrew manuscripts have now been made available online. The oldest item is fragment from a Torah Scroll dating to the late 10th or 11th century, containing the oldest known text of the biblical Song of the Sea. Other materials range from rabbinic responses and […]
Manioc.org is a digital library of sources covering Amazonia and the Caribbean maintained by the University of the West Indies and the university of Guyana. It has books, prints, maps and documents of the history and culture of the region including slavery. Some items are offered in French only.
Getting ready for East and South East Asian Heritage Month https://www.eseaheritagemonth.co.uk/ South East Asia Digital Library Provides free access to primary and secondary materials created in and about Southeast Asia. Covers Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. South east Asia visions A collection of over 350 European travel accounts of […]
Chinese Women’s Magazines of the Qing and Early Republican Period A collaborative project funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the German Humboldt Foundation. exploring Chinese periodical publishing focuses on four key magazines published between 1904 and 1937. They include: Each entry has bibliographic and contextual information as well as […]
CrossAsia Portal The portal has been set up by the Specialised Information Service Asia (Fachinformationsdienst Asien) at Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Includes library catalogues and open access repositories including Asian language materials. Some full text is for subscribers only. British Library’s Voices of Partition Recordings from the British Library Sound Archive and archival material about the […]
South African Governmental Publications collection is now available on the LSE Digital Library. It contains government and colonial publications. These are comprised of Population censuses undertaken in the Cape of Good Hope from 1865 until the 1960s. There are also Education Statistics of Cape of Good Hope 1881-1985. The publications were digitised in 2016 as part of the […]