Media History Digital Library has expanded
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on November 4, 2022
This free online resource, led by Eric Hoyt and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research provides free access to thousands of pages of old magazines and journals covering the history of film, radio and TV. It includes Hollywood trade journals and fan magazines. Also recently added are some sections on early Chinese cinema […]
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Rainbow Europe 2022
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 20, 2022
The Rainbow Map and Index produced by ILGA-Europe’s ranks 49 European countries on their legal and policy practices for LGBTI people. 7 themes are covered: equality and non-discrimination family hate crime and hate speech legal gender recognition intersex bodily integrity civil society space asylum The site contains all indexes since 2009 allowing longitudinal analyses.
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Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on June 4, 2021
Rainbow Europe ranks all 49 European countries on the basis of laws and policies that have a direct impact on the LGBTI people’s human rights in 6 categories: equality and non-discrimination; family; hate crime and hate speech; legal gender recognition and bodily integrity; civil society space; and asylum.
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Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on January 19, 2021
ACLED has now expanded real-time coverage to all of Europe, extending the dataset to 37 new countries and territories. These data add more than 28,000 political violence and demonstration events. They include coverage of the of Covid-related acts of violence, such as violence targeting healthcare workers, mob attacks on individuals with alleged links to the coronavirus and demonstrations […]
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Coronavirus: Media coverage
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on March 30, 2020
Media Cloud is monitoring global media coverage of the pandemic and has some interesting facts and figures on its website. It uses Media Cloud’s National and State & Local collections in the US, Italy, Spain, Germany, the UK and France to look at media coverage and Worldometers data on coronavirus cases from Feb 15 onwards.
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The Cultural Heritage of LGBT Activism
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on July 8, 2019
A new online exhibit from Europeana. It gives a short history of Pride festivals using items such as photos and badges from Europe’s leading library and museum collections.
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Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 31, 2019
A pan-European project, with independent funders such as VoxPop, which aims to engage citizens in online discussions about politics by using an algorithm to match them with someone from a different country with different viewpoints. The aim is to foster broader discussion to encourage reflection.
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European Convention Human Rights anniversary – 67 years!
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on November 13, 2017
The European Convention on human rights was signed 67 years ago,. See this happy birthday video and blog on its importance from the Rights Information blog. Read the full text of the Treaty on the Council of Europe website Read the Equality and Human Rights commission explanation. Discussion from the Conversation blog.
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Entrepreneurship at a Glance
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on October 16, 2017
The latest edition of this key report from the OECD is now available free to read online subscribers to the OECD library can download the full text. This year there are sections on the extent and nature of female entrepreneurship. This year there are also new sections on the ‘gig economy’. Other useful sources of […]
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Socialist and Communist Pamphlets Digital Collection
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 3, 2017
The Socialist and Communist Pamphlets digital collection New in 2017 from the University of Houston, the collection includes 40 socialist, communist, and anarchist pamphlets from a larger collection of radical political pamphlets held by them. Covers 1872-1920s and includes the Russian revolution. See this great example celebrating the first year of the Russian revolution which has […]
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