Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran

Originally posted on 2015-07-09 http://www.qajarwomen.org, accessed February 16, 2015. Reviewed by Sean McConnell, Archivist, Rosenberg Library [PDF Full Text] Digitization gives archivists the opportunity to showcase rare and oftentimes overlooked collections and provides researchers access at the click of a button. Such unprecedented access is proving to be a boon for historians, students, and those … Continue reading Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran

Bexar Archives Online

Originally posted on 2015-04-20 http://www.cah.utexas.edu/projects/bexar/index.php, Accessed October 24, 2014. Reviewed by Rosemary K. J. Davis, Samuel French Collection Processing Archivist Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library, Amherst College [PDF Full Text] The Bexar Archives Online is a digital archive that collects historical documents pertaining to the Spanish and Mexican cultures existing in Texas from 1717–1805. … Continue reading Bexar Archives Online

Teacharchives.org

Originally posted on 2014-08-07 http://www.teacharchives.org Reviewed by Abigail Nye, Reference and Instruction Archivist, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee [PDF Full Text] TeachArchives.org is a digital resource for educators and information professionals. Created by the Brooklyn Historical Society, the website is the product of Students and Faculty in the Archives (SAFA), a three-year project at Brooklyn Historical Society which … Continue reading Teacharchives.org

North Carolina Civil War Soldiers Timeline

Originally 2014-07-15 http://cinch.nclive.org/timemap/civil_war/ Reviewed by Rebecca Russell, Rice University [PDF Full Text] As part of Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in North Carolina, 2011-2015, the State Archives and the State Library of North Carolina are collaborating on several projects to document the state’s participation in and contributions to the war.[1] The North … Continue reading North Carolina Civil War Soldiers Timeline

HistoryPin

Originally posted on 2014-05-01 http://www.historypin.com Reviewed by Abigail Nye, Reference and Instruction Archivist, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee  [PDF Full Text] HistoryPin is a free social media platform that allows users to pin content to Google maps. Developed by a non-profit, We Are What We Do, HistoryPin bills itself as a “global community collaborating around history.”[1] HistoryPin … Continue reading HistoryPin

Gallica: Digital Library of the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Originally posted 2013-08-01 http://gallica.bnf.fr/?lang=EN Accessed 21 May 2013. Reviewed by Timothy R. Borbely, Wayne State University [PDF Full Text] This review goes beyond U.S. borders and focuses on Gallica, the digital library for the Bibliothèque nationale in Paris, France, which debuted on-line in 1997. The digital library’s mission is to preserve French heritage and to … Continue reading Gallica: Digital Library of the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Hurricane Sandy: Record, Remember, Rebuild

Originally posted on 2013-07-11 http://www.historypin.com/sandy Accessed 02 June 2013 Reviewed by Alexandra Orchard, Service Employees International Archivist (SEIU), Wayne State University [PDF Full Text] Since the 2012 Society of American Archivists annual meeting, Reviews Portal pieces have engaged with and used three notions from Jon Voss’ plenary speech to evaluate archival resources and tools. Highlighting … Continue reading Hurricane Sandy: Record, Remember, Rebuild