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Dutch historical newspapers in digital context

The results of the Dutch elections last week made headlines worldwide, but they did not offer a ready prompt for a quick reaction here. As usual in the Netherlands in the absence of a two-party system it will take some months to build a new coalition government. 923 more words

Legal History

Laws under the double eagle of the Habsburg empire

When you want to find resources concerning the history and laws of the Habsburg Empire you will be inclined to look first of all at sources in Vienna. 1,084 more words

Legal History

Digital Public Library of America: My First Impressions

Library Science students at City have been studying a module on Digital Libraries this semester. These emerging platforms, used to share library collections electronically, are playing an increasingly prominent role in the lives of both library users and librarians. 644 more words


Preserving presidential lives and legacies

How can you put the inauguration of a new president of the United States in a sensible perspective on a blog dealing with legal history? Is it the historian’s duty to say something about the near future or should I refrain at all cost from making predictions? 1,273 more words

Legal History

Tuned Into Tech: OverDrive

WAND-TV Air Date: 8/09/2016

Reporter: Tori Stukins

Photographer/Editor: Eric Harrold

Tuned Into Tech

The existence value of a Kindle library and a real library

I was wondering other day that if we were locked out of our Kindle, which has about 300 books on it, would this be as devastating as if our library of real books was lost such as in a fire. 126 more words

Economics Of Media And Culture

Exploring Multilingual Information Access in the International Children's Digital Library (ICDL)

As I began conducting my research on multilingual information access, specifically in digital libraries, I quickly discovered that the amount of research performed on this particular topic was lacking.   411 more words