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Notre Dame: Theology professors archive the rise of the contemporary Latin American Catholic Church

Notre Dame: Theology professors archive the rise of the contemporary Latin American Catholic Church. “Starting in the 1950s, political upheaval began to intensify in various countries across Latin America, which sparked significant changes in the contemporary Latin American Catholic Church. 68 more words

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Fact Magazine: Artist and event database Viberate wants to become “a kind of IMDb for music” (ADVERTORIAL IN MAGAZINE)

Fact Magazine: Artist and event database Viberate wants to become “a kind of IMDb for music” (SPONSORED POST IN MAGAZINE). “A new online database from a Slovenian startup, co-founded by techno DJ UMEK with the aim of providing a ‘smarter way to explore live music’, has just undergone its first major update. 89 more words

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The Verge: This animated globe showing animal migration routes is mesmerizing

New-to-me, from The Verge: This animated globe showing animal migration routes is mesmerizing. “Animals have don’t need passports or visas, and they don’t care about countries’ borders — and that’s vividly illustrated by this animated globe. 48 more words

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Xinhuanet: China launches Tibetan-language literature database

Xinhuanet: China launches Tibetan-language literature database . “China Monday launched a Tibetan-language literature database to facilitate the protection and development of Tibetan culture and provide resources for future study. 26 more words

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New-to-Me, from Yale: Digital Archive of Medieval Song

New-to-me, found via a Google Alert, looks like it’s relatively recent, from Yale: Digital Archive of Medieval Song. “This project will develop a digital platform to publish texts, manuscript images, music, and scholarly resources relating to medieval song in late-medieval England. 77 more words

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Now available in Oxford: The Grand Tour

I am pleased to report that Oxford researchers now have access to The Grand Tour (Adam Matthew Digital). Use your SSO for remote access.

As thousands of British tourists are currently enjoying their holidays in Europe, no doubt Facebooking and Instagramming their experiences and sights, it is worth reflecting back how travel accounts used to be written and at a time when European travel was reserved to the aristocratic and wealthy young men of the eighteenth century and seen as part of their education. 586 more words

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ProPublica: Track News Stories About Hate With the Documenting Hate News Index

ProPublica: Track News Stories About Hate With the Documenting Hate News Index. “The Documenting Hate News Index is updated every day. You can use it to search and filter by keyword and date range to see what hate incidents have been reported in local and national news outlets. 52 more words

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