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The humble petitioners of 18th-century London

I’ve spent the last couple of months on a mission to find petitions in the Sessions Papers of London Lives. The outcome of that quest is just over 10,000 petitions which I’ve made available under a Creative Commons licence, with full documentation, on github: 803 more words

Early Modern


The latest issue of Civil War Times (February 2016) is on newsstands now, and includes my review of a new e-book on page 66. The book is… 462 more words


EEBO, the RSA, and #proquestgate – the open resource debate

By Tom Smith and Alex Wakelam @A_Wakelam

Something strange happened last month for members of the Renaissance Society of America (RSA). On Wednesday the 28th October members of the 61-year-old historical society were informed that one of the major benefits of membership –subscription to the research tool… 996 more words

Doing History In Public

final project foibles

I’m wondering if anyone else is having difficulty conceptualizing their final project as I am. The text will be no problem for me. The layout will be easy. 247 more words


Proposals for New Grant Programs

I spent part of yesterday morning contributing to an email discussion of digital humanities and virtual reality with the good folks at the North Dakota Humanities Council… 1,039 more words

North Dakotiana

The Importance of Being Earnest

Sometimes a meme describes your life perfectly, and you just have to pause and soak it up.


As I have shared with you before, I have a background in museum work but am currently working as a Teaching Associate, so I know my way around every aspect of this meme. 657 more words

Digital History