Liberating Histories A new project based at Northumbria University and partnered with the Women’s Library at the LSE which explores feminist magazines from the beginning of the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1968 to the present day. It will be developing class resources for teachers and linking to digital archives. It is also aiming to develop […]
Thirteen volumes from the Brown library. Each in the series includes: a recording of a 90-minute panel discussion that took place throughout the 2021-2022 academic year Student Voices podcast episodes in which Brown University students engage the panelists in follow-up discussions recommendations for entry-point materials on the subject multimedia resource collections of readings, online exhibitions, […]
Funded by the National Lottery, Sisters doing it for themselves comprises 14 oral history recordings covering the careers, life experiences and insight of 14 women selected by the Women’s Resource Centre for their leadership. Also a good resource for Black History Month as they include insight from the lived experiences of women of colour.
Medieval and Renaissance Women project: digitised manuscripts The British Library is in the process of digitising many of its manuscripts, rolls and charters connected with women from Britain and across Europe, and made between 1100 and 1600. Examples include: Christine de Pizan Le Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie Prayer books illustrations The project is […]
The English Civil War ‘Loss Accounts’ for Warwickshire Transcribed by a team of volunteers directed by Dr Maureen Harris in a National Lottery project, the ‘Loss Accounts’ itemize the financial and material losses sustained by local inhabitants in Warwickshire through Parliamentary activity before and during the First English Civil War between 1642 and 1646. They […]
Latest new exhibition from Europeana It forms part of the the project Europeana Subtitled, which aims to increase the use of audio-visual media heritage by both professional and non-professional audiences. It includes examples of propaganda cinema and nationalist newspapers from 20th Century Europe. Sections include: radio broadcasting in West Berlin; propaganda in the 1967-1974 Greek dictatorship; the 1990s in Slovenia. […]
The Ukraïnica platform has been created by the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University. It aims to create a site to encourage the teaching of Ukrainian history and culture through offering a space for the exchange of syllabi and course materials. Users can browse time periods and subject areas and get some suggested reading lists. These […]
Open access collection from the University of Illinois Slavic Reference Collection. It forms part of an ambitious on-going project to make all of the books listed in Svodnyi katalog russkoi knigi grazhdanskoi pechati XVIII veka digitally available. Digitized books have been curated from the Russian National Electronic Library (RusNEB). Currently more than 400 available
A new BT archive; the second world war diary of W.G. Radley, Assistant Staff Engineer which reveals work with Bletchley Park and the use of eavesdropping equipment. The site has transcripts and some recorded material and offers insight into the development of technology as well as its political history.
IOC’s Olympic Studies Centre is finishing the process of digitising all the publications of the Organising Committees (OCOGs) of past Olympic Games hosted in France. Recently added are documents from Paris 1900 and 1924, Chamonix 1924, Grenoble 1968 and Albertville 1992. They include programmes, rules and regulations.