In the news this week, Google is assisting in making the Dead Sea Scrolls available online in the near future, a Virginia textbook has been criticized for misrepresenting the numbers of black Confederate soldiers, and for those in the D.C.
In the news this week, the Oxford English Dictionary says goodbye to print, NARA releases a new report on Web 2.0 tools, and the New York Times publishes an obituary for David Weber. Also read about a Constitution Day panel
New this week, the FBI has released Howard Zinn’s security file, historian Michael A. Bellesiles attempts to shed past controversy, the National Library of Medicine digitizes a 19th century manuscript, the National Museum of American History puts archival footage to
Last week the AHA announced its new report (with the OAH and NCPH) on how public history should factor in to tenure and promotion proceedings, and this week Inside Higher Ed takes note. In other news, the University of Tennessee
Last week, former president of the AHA Jonathan Spence gave the 39th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. We start off this week with two related links on what he said. Then, John Fea live blogs the Texas Social Studies hearings,