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Aerial housing photographs show stark division ...

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A new advertising campaign is seeking to draw attention to the gap between the wealthy and the poverty-stricken in Mexico by showing how they co-exist in disturbingly close proximity.
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Online archive of WWI letters gives glimpse into the Irish experience of war - IrishCentral

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Online archive of WWI letters gives glimpse into the Irish experience of war
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1916.ie invites public to contribute materials from the era.
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Student Perspectives on Race and Education in Tuscaloosa - ProPublica

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Student Perspectives on Race and Education in Tuscaloosa
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These are just a few of the six-word essays written by high school students in Tuscaloosa, Ala., when asked to describe their perspectives on race and education in America today.
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Six word essays and photos used to express race issues in schools. Less sometimes really is more...I think this kind of thing really showcases the power of microblogging and photojournalism in the classroom.

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The British Library Puts Online 1,200 Literary Treasures From Great ...

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We've long known the internet's power to facilitate access to the great books (see, for instance, our collection of 600 eBooks free online), but recent projects like the British Library's Discovering Literature have shown us that it ...
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Sevastopol students bring history to life (video) - Green Bay Press Gazette

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Sevastopol students bring history to life (video)
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Sevastopol third-grade students portrayed historical people at talking stations at the school on Thursday.
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This is so cute and fun!

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Archival Research Using Digital Archives - Dissertation Reviews

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Archival Research Using Digital Archives My first encounter with a digital archive was a collection called Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement.  The collection contains 119,000 pages of scanned materials from the National Archives and...
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"We need a historical source analysis program, comparable to ArcGIS for mapping and spatial analysis, that would allow users to compile and analyze materials from digital archives. "

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4 Technology Trends Disrupting How We Communicate - Forbes

4 Technology Trends Disrupting How We Communicate - Forbes | Digital Humanities, Public History, and Interactive Storytelling | Scoop.it
4 Technology Trends Disrupting How We Communicate Forbes However, tomorrow I will be heading off to deliver a new presentation on technology disruption to a crowd of primarily B2B IT executives and as I prepared a presentation on disruption I...
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Twelve technologies set to revolutionise higher...

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Report identifies emerging technologies likely to have an impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in tertiary institutions across Australia (Report identifies emerging technologies likely to have an impact on teaching, learning, and...
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How To Foster More Creativity In 21st Century Education - Forbes

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How To Foster More Creativity In 21st Century Education
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Our current education system is ill-prepared to educate the next generation of creative leaders.
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The Library of Congress wants to destroy all your old CDs ...

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You see, as The Atlantic points out, the Library of Congress is asking people to donate their unwanted collection of CDs for research purposes. No, they're not putting together some arts and crafts projects; instead, they want to ...
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LoC is collecting old CDs in order to test how materials age in order to better maintain their collections. "“We’re trying to predict, in terms of collections, which of the types of CDs are the discs most at risk."

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CLAY SHIRKY: HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN MAKE HISTORY

An interesting TED talk by Clay Shirky on "How Social Media Can Make History?" as it empowers people from consuming information to participation, producing c...
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This is basically everything I learned in my undergrad Communications degree condensed into 15 minutes.

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Tweet from @AncientPics

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Social Media A History . http://t.co/QdqfRzkzCb
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Women in technology: no progress on inequality for 10 years - The Guardian

Women in technology: no progress on inequality for 10 years - The Guardian | Digital Humanities, Public History, and Interactive Storytelling | Scoop.it
The Guardian Women in technology: no progress on inequality for 10 years The Guardian Nunno explained that one of the issues is that promotion structure in technology is often focused on the “hero mentality”, where people work very hard to fix...
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Great list in article of organizations working for women in technology.

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Curate and Share Your Own Book Library Catalog with LibraryThing

Curate and Share Your Own Book Library Catalog with LibraryThing | Digital Humanities, Public History, and Interactive Storytelling | Scoop.it
LibraryThing catalogs your books online, easily, quickly and for free.

Via Robin Good
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I wonder if libraries will start to favour a visual layout like this at some point to showcase their collections.

 

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ManufacturingStories's comment, August 20, 2013 10:13 PM
Julie - thanks for the resource ideas. I'll check them out.
Janet Tillotson's curator insight, February 3, 2014 12:48 AM

This is a wonderful social networking site for book lovers!

Jean Maiorella's curator insight, August 8, 2014 11:25 AM

Love this!  The automatic + member recommendations based on my book list is great when I'm floundering in my search for something new to read.