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Digital History, Open Access and Academic Blogging at the EUI on November 9, 2016

By on November 7, 2016

The Open Access week at the EUI is not quite over yet. After the round-table on Open Access in Social Sciences on October 27, the Library, together with the History and Civilisation Department’s Digital History Seminar and OpenEdition Italia holds another event next Wednesday 9 November about Open Access in the humanities and social sciences, which […]

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New ‘Browse by Subject’ feature launched by Federal Reserve for Economic Historical Research

By on January 7, 2016

The U.S. Federal Reserve announced the upgrade of the FRASER digital archive of economic, financial and banking historical resources on 7 January. Historical records can now be browsed by over 1,000 subject-heads, such as monetary policy, business cycles, industrial production &c. Earlier this year, FRASER was upgraded with a new tool for downloading metadata in XML and JSON, a new PDF viewer with page-specific linking, and a new citation export function compatible with Zotero. Users of FRASER may also be interested in the FRED economic data portal and the GGDC Economic Historical Data directory. For access to statistical data at the EUI, please see this Library page.

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EHPS reviewed in College and Research Libraries News, American Library Association

By on June 16, 2015

Larry Cooperman, (University of Central Florida Libraries, [email protected]) reviewed the EUI Library and History Department Portal for accessing Open Access Sources, European History Primary Sources for College and Research Libraries News. See here his review quoted also entirely below.

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European History Primary Sources reviewed in H-europe, a blog about European Historiography

By on May 29, 2015

In October last, when teaching a course on alternative narratives for the history of Europe available in heritage and cultural institutions (Libraries, Archives, Museums, Galleries) and, also, in EU institution themselves, I explained goals and purposes of the EUI Library and Department of History and Civilization digital project for accessing Open Access primary sources for the History […]

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Public History and the Media – International Conference at EUI – February 11-12-13, 2015

By on February 9, 2015

In recent decades, public enthusiasm for history and popular engagement with the past has grown dramatically. The popularity of history is manifested most visibly in the proliferation of television documentaries and historical dramas but it is also discernible in the rebirth of the historical novel, the organization of large-scale commemorations of historical anniversaries, the development of new historical museums and exhibitions, re-enactments and living history activities and the emergence of public history as a separate field of academic study.

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