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.
The Autism-Ready Libraries Toolkit has been created by University of Washington iSchoolto provide librarians with inclusive, research-based strategies to create inclusive environments for autistic learners. Main focus is on children in public libraries in the USA, but offers insight into needs of neurodiverse users and how to create a welcoming environment and promote literacy. The toolkit […]
AI resource center A new website created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology & called the Trustworthy & Responsible Artificial Intelligence Resource Center will contain US federal government guidance on all forms of artificial intelligence. It includes risk management frameworks, case studies, metrics and roadmaps on progress.
Library of Congress Dun and Bradstreet digital book collection Online volumes have been expanded to cover most of 1859 to 1879 and 1900 to 1924. These are of value for economic historians and business historians as R.G. Dun & Company, now known as Dun & Bradstreet, was a credit reporting agency that provided ratings on an […]
2023 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report: Teaching and Learning Edition The latest predictions for short term and longer horizon trends in teaching and learning. The report includes case studies of innovations from the USA, coverage of developments in AI and the use of learning spaces to support students’ sense of community and belonging.
A project by Charline Jao with the support of the Cornell Summer Graduate Fellowship in Digital Humanities, sponsored by Cornell University Library & Society for the Humanities. It contains over 500 poems printed in New York-based, nineteenth-century periodicals run by Black editors. The poems are by both well known and anonymous authors and include discussion […]
The Protests Against Racism Web Archive is new from the Library of Congress. It focuses on preserving websites created in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Snapshots of sites were preserved from June 29th – August 7th, 2020 with later web captures made for some of the sites during 2020, […]
Congressional Directory from the 19th and 20th centuries. Are being digitised by USA GPO. The first release includes Directories from 1869–1888, as well as 1993. Each directory contains lists of parliamentary officials, biographies of members and details on their committee membership.
Created by Smithsonian and The National Museum of African American History and Culture.The website states that ‘Congress created the Freedmen’s Bureau after the Civil War to assist in the political and social reconstruction of post-war Southern states and to help formerly enslaved African Americans transition from slavery to freedom and citizenship. From 1865 to 1872, the […]
South from the North: The Mexico-US border and beyond is a teaching resource from Box of Broadcasts which may be of interest to Media and Communications, Spanish and Latin American Studies, International Relations and more. It has been created to encourage students to reflect on how Mexico and Central America is presented as exotic, different, […]