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Awesome Digital History

A curated list of awesome things related to digital history.

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Last Update: Dec. 3, 2020, 12:08 p.m.

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Europe

Search engine for libraries containing resources on the Medieval era and World War One.

Search engine for European textual and non-textual archival sources.

A library of over 60,000 free eBooks.

France

Digital library of the National Library of France.

Germany

An interactive portal on the history of women's movements in Germany.

Contains 10'000 works by over 2'000 authors in German.

Historical German newspapers.

Global

Forex rate history since 1953.

Non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Marx (and other important socialists).

Maps, starting in the 17th century.

Great Britain

London's Central Criminal Court, 1674 to 1913.

NLS

Data collections from the National Library of Scotland.

Netherlands

More than 100 million pages from Dutch newspapers, books and magazines.

North America

Over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955.

Over 94,000 maps and related images.

Canadian archive about eugenics, which aimed to "improve the human condition".

Switzerland

Federal Gazette, Administrative Case Law of the Federal Authorities and more documents from the Swiss Federal Archives.

Archival search engine for Switzerland.

COSMOV includes a digital edition of the events of the Zurich summer of 1968.

A collection of digital finding aids.

Diplomatic documents of Switzerland.

Virtual manuscript library of Switzerland containing 2297 manuscripts from 92 different collections.

Online web portal of the ETH Zurich Graphics Collection.

Manuscript material from Swiss libraries and archives.

The platform for digitised prints from Swiss libraries.

Search engine for all major standadized data APIs.

Historical statistics of Switzerland online.

Historical newspaper collections of the Swiss National Library, the National Library of Luxembourg, the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Le Temps, the Valais State Archives and the Swiss Economic Archives.

Swiss national inventory of industry artifacts.

A database containing all current historical edition projects in Switzerland.

Archive of Gazette de Lausanne et du Journal de Genève.

70,000 audiovisual documents from 13 Swiss memory institutions.

The Federal Council reports to parliament on income and expenditure for the past years.

Learning

An Introduction to Working with Sources in the Archive.

A handbook on digital resources for the historical sciences.

Introduction to the web for historians—teachers and students, archivists and museum curators, professors as well as amateur enthusiasts—who wish to produce online historical work, or to build upon and improve the projects they have already started in this important new medium.

Methods and Readings in Digital History by Shawn Graham at Carleton University.

Methods and Readings in Digital History by Cameron Blevins at Northeastern University.

A book for teaching Computational Thinking and Programming skills to people with a background in the Humanities.

Novice-friendly, peer-reviewed tutorials that help humanists learn a wide range of digital tools, techniques, and workflows to facilitate research and teaching.

Overview on the field of Digital History and Digital Humanities.

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