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Aug 28th

Archives and primary sources

Switzerland

  • histHub - Search engine for all major standardized data APIs.
  • May 6th

    Archives and primary sources

    Austria

  • Digitarium - Digital edition of the historical Wiener Zeitung.
  • Österreichische Mediathek - The Austrian archive for sound recordings and videos from cultural and contemporary history.
  • Wien Geschichte Wiki - It is based on the Historical Dictionary Vienna by Felix Czeike, currently there are 50,156 contributions and 12,510 images.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Europe

  • Visual Archive Southeastern Europe - Historical and contemporary visual materials from Southeastern Europe.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • swisscollections - Meta search engine for historical and modern collections in Swiss libraries and archives.
  • Apr 13th

    Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • LexM - Encyclopedia of musicians persecuted during the Nazi era.
  • Mar 31st

    Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • Archivportal - German archives search engine.
  • Bavarikon - Collection of Bavarian maps, places, newspapers etc.
  • Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek - Over 12 million objects.
  • Digitale Sammlungen - Collections of the Munich Digitization Center.
  • leo bw - Platform of the State Archives of Baden-Württemberg.
  • SLUB Dresden - Over 1.8 million graphic media (photographs, maps, drawings).
  • UB Heidelberg - Manuscripts, documents, maps and literature.
  • ZLB - Collections of the Berlin Central and State Library.
  • More Awesome

  • Tempopedia - Digital History Directory.
  • Feb 3rd

    Archives and primary sources

    Austria

  • ANNO - Austrian Newspapers online.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Europe

  • Mapire - Interactive historical maps.
  • Monasterium - Deeds from all over Europe.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • Uni Frankfurt - Rare prints, manuscripts, bequests and more.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • British Library - Maps, manuscripts and sounds.
  • Archives and primary sources

    North America

  • Chronicling America - America's historic newspapers from 1777-1963.
  • David Rumsey Map Collection - Over 94,000 maps and related images.
  • Digital Public Library of America
  • Eugenics Archive - Scholars, survivors, students, and community partners in challenging eugenics.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • arCHeco - Index of economic collections in archives of Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
  • Kartenportal - Search engine for maps.
  • Jan 6th

    Archives and primary sources

    France

  • Institut national de l'audiovisuel - INA is a repository of French radio and television audiovisual archives.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • Bitsavers.org - Computer code, reference manuals, and magazines.
  • Archives and primary sources

    North America

  • World Digital Library - WDL is an international digital library operated by UNESCO and the United States Library of Congress.
  • More Awesome

  • Digital History Wiki - Everything that did not make it into the Awesome Digital History list.
  • Nov 20th, 2020

    Archives and primary sources

    Europe

  • Project Gutenberg - A library of over 60,000 free eBooks.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • Digitales Deutsches Frauenarchiv - An interactive portal on the history of women's movements in Germany.
  • Docupedia - Terms, methods, and debates in contemporary history research.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • fxtop.com - Forex rate history since 1953.
  • Internet Archive - Non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
  • Marxist Internet Archive - Everything you ever wanted to know about Marx (and other important socialists).
  • WayBackMachine - Explore more than 486 billion web pages saved over time.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Great Britain

  • The Proceedings of the Old Bailey - London's Central Criminal Court, 1674 to 1913.
  • NLS - Data collections from the National Library of Scotland.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Netherlands

  • Delpher - More than 100 million pages from Dutch newspapers, books and magazines.
  • Archives and primary sources

    North America

  • Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - More than 250,000 maps.
  • Women Working 1800-1930 - An exploration of women's impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • Archives Online - Archival search engine for Switzerland.
  • Digithek - A collection of digital finding aids for secondary and vocational schools.
  • e-newspaperarchives.ch - Swiss newspapers.
  • E-Periodica - Swiss journals.
  • e-rara - The platform for digitised rare books from Swiss libraries.
  • Historical Encyclopedia of Switzerland - Encyclopedia on Swiss history.
  • impresso - Historical newspaper collections of the Swiss National Library, the National Library of Luxembourg, the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Le Temps, the Valais State Archives and the Swiss Economic Archives.
  • infoclio.ch Edition projects - A database containing current historical edition projects in Switzerland.
  • Le Temps - Archive of Gazette de Lausanne et du Journal de Genève.
  • map.geo.admin.ch - Journey through time via maps of Switzerland.
  • MEMOBASE - Provides access to 415'634 audiovisual documents from 67 Swiss memory institutions.
  • Learning

  • The Programming Historian - Novice-friendly, peer-reviewed tutorials that help humanists learn a wide range of digital tools, techniques, and workflows to facilitate research and teaching.
  • We think History - News about and innovations from digital history.
  • More Awesome

  • Computer Historystars2.1k - An Awesome List of computer history videos, documentaries and related folklore.
  • Data Visualizationstars2.9k
  • Research Toolsstars1.3k
  • Scientific Writingstars248
  • Nov 16th, 2020

    Learning

  • Local Linkages - How to frame questions about the past, identify sources to answer those questions, place them in context, and present that historical interpretation online in a digital form.
  • Aug 3rd, 2020

    Learning

  • The CTP Book - A book for teaching Computational Thinking and Programming skills to people with a background in the Humanities.
  • Jun 1st, 2020

    Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • Amtsdruckschriften - Federal Gazette, Administrative Case Law of the Federal Authorities and more documents from the Swiss Federal Archives.
  • Apr 29th, 2020

    Archives and primary sources

    Europe

  • CENDARI - Search engine for libraries containing resources on the Medieval era and World War One.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • Spiegel Online - SPIEGEL archive since 1947.
  • Zefys - Historical German newspapers.
  • Archives and primary sources

    North America

  • Ad*Access - Over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • COSMOV - COSMOV includes a digital edition of the events of the Zurich summer of 1968.
  • e-codices - Virtual manuscript library of Switzerland containing 2297 manuscripts from 92 different collections.
  • e-manuscripta - Manuscript material from Swiss libraries and archives.
  • timeSTAT Cubes - The Federal Council reports to parliament on income and expenditure for the past years.
  • Learning

  • HIST3814o - Methods and Readings in Digital History by Shawn Graham at Carleton University.
  • HIST 7370 - Methods and Readings in Digital History by Cameron Blevins at Northeastern University.
  • UCI Digital History - Overview on the field of Digital History and Digital Humanities.
  • Mar 29th, 2020

    Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • e-gs - Online web portal of the ETH Zurich Graphics Collection.
  • Jan 28th, 2020

    Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • Projekt Gutenberg - Contains 10'000 works by over 2'000 authors in German.
  • Dec 21st, 2019

    Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • OldMapsOnline - Maps, starting in the 17th century.
  • Oct 30th, 2019

    Archives and primary sources

    Europe

  • Archives Portal Europe - European archives search engine.
  • Europeana - Search engine for European textual and non-textual archival sources.
  • Archives and primary sources

    France

  • Gallica - Digital library of the National Library of France.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • Industriekultur - Swiss national inventory of industry artifacts.
  • Learning

  • Digital History Guide - Introduction to the web for historians—teachers and students, archivists and museum curators, professors as well as amateur enthusiasts—who wish to produce online historical work, or to build upon and improve the projects they have already started in this important new medium.
  • Oct 29th, 2019

    Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland - Diplomatic documents of Switzerland.
  • HSSO - Historical statistics of Switzerland online.
  • Learning

  • AdFontes - An Introduction to Working with Sources in the Archive.
  • Clio Guide - A handbook on digital resources for the historical sciences.
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