Big Ten Open Books project, a collaboration between the six large American university presses and libraries of the Big Ten Academic Alliance aims to offer open-access monographs. See their news item on this. The first 100-title collection, centered on gender and sexuality studies is now published. The works included in the collection have all been previously published in print by […]
State of the Nation 2023: People and Places The latest annual social mobility index includes a written report and data explorer. It measures social mobility across 5 key dimensions (occupation, income, education, housing and wealth) and by outcomes measured at different stages throughout life. There are breakdowns by gender and ethnicity. The website provides information […]
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 […]
FTSE CEO pay rising rapidly. The High Pay Centre has released its latest data on FTSE 100 executive pay. Consult their website to get facts on pay inequality in the UK
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 […]
KidsRights has published its annual index looking at children’s rights across the world, including the UK. The Index measures and ranks several domains including a child’s right to protection. It looks at child labour, adolescent birth rate and birth registration. Methodology is provided on the website.
The Missing Migrants Project from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) documents reported cases of deaths or missing people in international migration since 2014. Causes include inadequate search and rescue operations, harsh conditions during journeys, lack of health care, and violence at and around international borders. It includes accounts of specific cases, voices of families as well […]
The Paths to Equal – new twin indeces on women’s empowerment and gender equality based on data for 114 countries, including data on the progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals jointly developed by UNDP and UN Women. It aims to use multi-dimensional indices to provide a comprehensive assessment of women’s status globally. The first, the Women’s Empowerment Index, focuses […]
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 […]