Serge Noiret

Searching through historic newspapers from 23 European countries

This is the Press release about the European Library Portal for accessing Historic Newspaper from 23 European countries.”As part of the Europeana Newspapers project, The European Library developed a historic newspapers browser that enables users to perform full-text searches in millions of historic newspaper pages.”

Public history as “useful history” before voting for Europe, May 22-25, 2014

Since the Lisbon Treaty in 2007, European citizens are able to better decide the kind of Europe they would like to live in: the EU Parliament influences the choice of the President of the European Commission. The EUandI project (EUI) provides European citizens with a tool that helps them deciding which party to vote for in the EP elections (May 22-25), based on their preferences […]

First year anniversary for DP.LA, the Digital Public Library of America

On April 18th 2014, the Digital Public Library of America’s celebrated its anniversary: a first year of public access on the web. The DPLA is a platform that connects openly the online contents of many libraries, archives museums and cultural institutions around the USA into a single portal. Everybody can search this digital library and the digital bookshelf in the DPLA […]

Current Historiographical Research at the European University Institute

The Open Access e-journal Zeitenblicke 12 (2013), Nr. 1, is an interesting issue -based on interviews organised by EUI Ph.D. researchers and also single essays- dealing with the research community and activities in the History and Civilisation Department at the European University Institute (EUI). These essays and interviews are showcasing  and informing about the many […]

Seaside Library

Sometimes libraries are part of our holidays’ environment so that everybody can enjoy reading everywhere ! Here is the StrandBibliotheek in De-Haan-aan-Zee – Le-Coq-sur-Mer, Belgium.  The StrandBibliotheek – Beach Library is 1336 KM away from the European University Institute in Fiesole. Google Maps says it would take 12 hours and 37 minutes to reach this […]

CFP: Public History in a Digital World: The Revolution Reconsidered – Amsterdam, Thursday 23 October 2014 – Sat 25 October 2014

International Federation for Public History Conference Public History in a Digital World: The Revolution Reconsidered Amsterdam, Thursday 23 October 2014 – Sat 25 October 2014 FIRST CALL for PROPOSALS Historical sources and narratives about the past infiltrate every corner of the web, from home-made digital media to online exhibitions, across social networks and in virtual […]