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ScotlandsPeople: Release of Presbyterian Church Records

ScotlandsPeople: Release of Presbyterian Church Records. “From 26 June 2017, more than 36,000 new presbyterian church records, covering the period 1744 to 1855 have been added to ScotlandsPeople’. 38 more words

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Anti-Irish Sentiment in Early Modern Britain

Anti-Irish Sentiment in Early Modern Britain

Anti-Irish sentiment in Britain has a long, complicated history. This history does not necessarily begin in the early modern period, or in the sixteenth century as selected here. 2,777 more words

Early Modern History

The Google Giveth and the Google Taketh Away

In other words, hopefully you’ve already downloaded all those tasty EMEMH works from Google Books, like I’ve warned. Because some of them are disappearing from Full View, as publishing companies (I’m guessing) pay Google some money to sell print copies on Amazon and elsewhere.  59 more words

Research

Mention of Hunt and Description of Hunters, 1823

Featured image: Alfred Jacob Miller, watercolour, “Caravan en Route,” (1867). Source: Library and Archives Canada Mikan no. 2833881.

William H. Keating, Narrative of an Expedition to the Source of the St. 1,746 more words
Buffalo Hunt

Nature: The ‘time machine’ reconstructing ancient Venice’s social networks

Nature: The ‘time machine’ reconstructing ancient Venice’s social networks. “Only metres away from the tourist throngs that bustle through Venice’s crowded piazzas, the silence inside Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari is so profound it hurts the ears. 53 more words

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One Librarian, One Reference

On June 7th, 2017, Touro College librarians gathered at the Midtown campus for a Wikipedia editing event facilitated by Lane Rasberry, Wikipedian-in-Residence at Consumer Reports. Lane has visited the Touro Campus several times before for student events, but this was the first time that our librarians would be loosed on Wikipedia’s entries. 1,591 more words

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