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View Resource 1000 Journals

Librarians might read the title of this website and think, "Huh, 1000 journals, my library subscribes to lots more than that," but these are the type of journals that contain stories, writings, and drawings by people all over the world. The site documents a project that consists of 1000 physical, paper and print journals that have been travelling at random throughout the world since August of...
View Resource 1000 Journals

Last mentioned in the July 9, 2004 Scout Report, 1000 Journals is a Museum 2.0 project (where the audience participates in as well as views the project) from SFMOMA. Organized by Someguy, a San Francisco-based artist and designer, 1000 journals were circulated beginning in August of 2000, initially only to people who asked for them, these people then added something to the journal - writing,...
View Resource Adieu Saigon, Au Revoir Hanoi

This large collaborative project involved researchers from Bucknell University and California Lutheran University interested in a rather compelling diary. The document in question was kept by a young woman from 1943 French colonial Indochina and the journey she took while writing the diary. In 2004, a group of students retraced the footsteps of the young woman, and this website documents their...
View Resource Historic Iowa Children's Diaries

What were children in Iowa concerned with in the 1870s? This nice digital collection from the University of Iowa Libraries starts to answer that question by bringing together 11 different diaries from young Iowans writing from 1862 to 1907. The diaries were provided by the Iowa Women's Archives, the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the Old Capitol Museum. Visitors can click on the Highlights...