Digital Archives || Archeology and Geo-spatial data || Resources on Cataloguing || Site Evaluation || Teaching

Digital Archives

APIS: Advanced Papyrological Information System: http://papyri.info/

American Studies program at the University of Virginia: The Education of Henry Adams: http://xroads.virginia.edu/%7EHYPER/HADAMS/ha_home.html

Archimedes' Palimpset http://www.archimedespalimpsest.org/

Brevier Legislative Reports http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/law/brevier

The Diary of Martha Ballard: http://dohistory.org/diary/index.html

Imperial College, London - Sir Isaac Newton's manuscripts: http://www.newtonproject.sussex.ac.uk/prism.php?id=1

King's College of London - Henry III Fine Rolls Project: http://www.finerollshenry3.org.uk/home.html

The Library of Congress:http://www.loc.gov/index.html (See also: Civil War Maps at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/civil_war_maps/)

Massachusetts Historical Society: The Adams Family Papers http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/archive/

Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance http://www.mesa-medieval.org/

New York University: Margaret Sanger Papers Project: http://www.nyu.edu/projects/sanger/

Proceedings of Old Bailey (includes TEI encoded documentation) http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/index.jsp

South Carolina Digital Library http://www.scmemory.org/index.php

Tufts University, Perseus Project: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/

Tulane University Carnival Collection http://larc.tulane.edu/exhibits/carnival ( Note: This site includes clear meta-data for review)

University of Virginia: Walter Reed Yellow Fever History site http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/healthsci/reed/

University of Virgnia: The Papers of George Washington http://rotunda.upress.virginia.edu/founders/GEWN.html

Archeology and Ancient History

Working with coins: http://nomisma.org/

Pleiades Project http://pleiades.stoa.org/

Resources , Maps, Theory and Encoding:

The Archivists' Toolkit (open source software) http://archiviststoolkit.org/index.php

The Association for Documentary Editing: http://etext.virginia.edu/ade/

Center for History and New Media, Digital History: http://chnm.gmu.edu/digitalhistory/

Dublin Core - http://dublincore.org/

GeoNames - http://www.geonames.org/

Library of Congress Authorities: http://authorities.loc.gov/

Library of Congress: Encoded Archival Description (EAD) - http://www.loc.gov/ead/index.html; sample encoding: http://www.loc.gov/ead/tglib/appendix_c.html

National Institute for a Networked Cultural Heritage - (NINCH) - http://www.ninch.org/programs/practice/

NINCH Guide to Good Practices - http://www.nyu.edu/its/humanities/ninchguide/index.html

Omeka - http://omeka.org/

The Online Archive of California: Technical Standards

Scholarship on the Web: Using CSS - http://www.archiva.net/footnote/index.htm

The Society of American Archivists - http://www.archivists.org/index.asp

Writing History in the Digital Age http://writinghistory.trincoll.edu/

Site Evalutaion and Pedagogy

Evaluating websites for content and delivery to be used for historical research, museums, archives, and related collections: Professional and Archival Standards

Teaching students how to evaluate websites for historical research:

Teaching: Note the following sites work well as an introduction and survey for history students: