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View Resource Camera and Locomotive

From the Library of Congress (LOC) comes Camera and Locomotive, an interactive story map that explores how "[t]wo defining technologies of nineteenth-century America - railroads and photography - developed largely in parallel and brought about drastic changes in how people understood time and space." Organized into seven chapters plus an introduction, the story map begins in the 1860s with an...

View Resource Unsplash for Education Collections

As all students (and instructors) who have ever given presentations should know, well-chosen images can transform dull, wordy slides into engaging works of art. The website Unsplash has been a reliable source of free high-quality photographs since it was founded in 2013, and in July 2019 Unsplash announced its partnership with Instructures learning management platform Canvas as part of its...

View Resource Dartmouth Digital Orozco

Baker-Berry Library at Dartmouth College is one of a small number of public buildings in the US with works by Mexican painter and muralist Jose Clemente Orozco, who specialized in political murals. The Epic of American Civilization mural at Dartmouth, painted between 1932 and 1934, is certainly one of the largest and most complex. The mural features 24 panels representing overarching themes like...

View Resource Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3)

Researchers, students, readers with an interest in particle physics, and librarians may appreciate the work of the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics, or SCOAP3 for short. Describing itself as "a one-of-its-kind partnership of over 3,000 libraries, key funding agencies and research centers in 44 countries and 3 intergovernmental organizations," SCOAP3 works with...

View Resource e-codices: Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

For those with an interest in medieval manuscripts, the digital library e-codices will be a welcome boon. First launched in 2005, e-codices bills itself as the "Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland" and provides visitors with "free online access to medieval and early modern manuscripts from public and church-owned collections as well as from numerous private collections." Here, visitors will...