Russian Books of the 18th Century
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on August 19, 2022
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
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Map of the Ukraine war.
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on June 24, 2022
Institute for the Study of War: Interactive Ukraine Map Now available using ArcGis an interactive map of the current situation on the war in Ukraine. It includes maps, Russian claims and Ukraine defence positions. The Methodology is provided. There are also daily static maps on the website.
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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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New York Public Library Digital Collections enhanced access
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on January 29, 2016
From January 2016 the New York Public library provides enhanced public domain access to its online collections which include thousands of stunning historical images. See this announcing blog post which has lists of possible uses: these include usage of bulk API data. A great example is this 5th Avenue now and then which compares 1911 […]
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