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Sep 26th

Archives and primary sources

Global

  • United Nations Archive - Archives and records from the United Nations regarding Secretaries-Generals, departments and missions.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Netherlands

  • Nationaal Archief - The National Archives of the Netherlands consisting of 137 km of documents, 15 million photographs and nearly 300,000 historical maps and drawings and 800 terabyte of digital files.
  • Archives and primary sources

    North America

  • National Archives - The official archives regarding veteran records, founding documents and presidential libraries of the United States.
  • Sep 25th

    Learning

  • Python für Historiker:innen - The Jupyter Book (in German language) is aimed at historians who are looking for a first application-oriented and interactive introduction to the Python programming language.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Great Britain

  • National Records of Scotland - Collect, preserve and produce information about Scotland's people and history and make it available to inform current and future generations.
  • The National Archives - A non-ministerial department, and the official archive and publisher for the UK Government, and for England and Wales.
  • British Library - Maps, manuscripts and sounds.
  • Jul 18th

    Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • Computerarchiv Muenchen - South German Museum for History of Digital Development.
  • Jun 26th

    Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • Deutsches Zeitungsportal - Discover historical newspapers from 1671 to 1950.
  • Learning

  • HIST3814o - Methods and Readings in Digital History by Shawn Graham at Carleton University.
  • More Awesome

  • Digital Humanities - Tools, resources, and services supporting the Digital Humanities.
  • Apr 28th

    Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • Public Books Database - Open access academic literature.
  • Archives and primary sources

    North America

  • Digital Public Library of America - Discovery tool, or union catalog, for public domain and openly licensed content held by the United States' archives, libraries, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions.
  • Digital Transgender Archive - An International LGBTQ+ Linked Data Vocabulary.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • DigiBern - Bernese culture and history on the Internet.
  • Learning

  • History Toolkit - You will learn how to critically analyse historical conditions, developments, patterns and ruptures – or, alternatively, how to call these into question.
  • Mar 30th

    Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • OpenHistoricalMap - A time travel map created by a community of mappers and historians.
  • World Historical Gazeteer - Collection of content and services that permit world historians to do spatial and temporal reasoning and visualization in a data rich environment at global and trans-regional scales.
  • Mar 2nd

    Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • Mementoweb - Find archived web pages in Internet Archive, Archive-It, British Library, archive.today, and GitHub.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • chgov - Minutes of the Federal Council (1848-1963).
  • Jan 31st

    Archives and primary sources

    Europe

  • Encyclopédie d'histoire numérique - European History through renewed historiographic objects and major contemporary challenges.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • PICTURA paedagogica - Digital image archive on the history of education with 131'155 objects.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • Classic Computer Magazine Archive - Preserving information from early personal computer magazines.
  • gotpapers.scene.org - Resources on the history of games, cracking, and the demoscene.
  • OpenCat - Search engine for libraries around the globe.
  • Archives and primary sources

    North America

  • Computer Gaming World Museum - Archive of various magazines on gaming.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • Année Politique Suisse - Sources on developments in Swiss politics and society.
  • Dec 22nd, 2021

    Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • MARCHIVUM - Collection of Mannheim newspapers and historical printed matter on the history of Mannheim.
  • Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • Schweizerisches Wirtschaftsarchiv - This collection comprises over 500 business archives from the period 1750 to the present day, with a focus on the Basel region.
  • Learning

  • Geospatial Historian - Open HGIS Lessons and Resources.
  • Dec 2nd, 2021

    Archives and primary sources

    Global

  • Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog - Book search engine for finding hundreds of millions of media in catalogs worldwide.
  • Aug 28th, 2021

    Archives and primary sources

    Switzerland

  • histHub - Search engine for all major standardized data APIs.
  • May 6th, 2021

    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, 2021

    Archives and primary sources

    Germany

  • LexM - Encyclopedia of musicians persecuted during the Nazi era.
  • Mar 31st, 2021

    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, 2021

    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

    North America

  • Chronicling America - America's historic newspapers from 1777-1963.
  • David Rumsey Map Collection - Over 94,000 maps and related images.
  • 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, 2021

    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.
  • 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 Historystars2.3k - An Awesome List of computer history videos, documentaries and related folklore.
  • Data Visualizationstars3.1k
  • Research Toolsstars1.5k
  • Scientific Writingstars444
  • 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

  • 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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