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What We’re Reading: May 31, 2012

By Nike Nivar, Allen Mikaelian, Robert B. Townsend, and Pillarisetti Sudhir

Today’s roundup of interesting articles and links from around the web includes a video interview of AHA president William Cronon on C-SPAN, Jay Martin discussing “Tenure, Promotion, and the Publicly Engaged Academic Historian,” why museums need to be “yarnbombed,” and more.

In the News

What We’re Reading: May 17, 2012

Today’s roundup of interesting articles and links from around the web includes Jill Lepore’s commentary on breastfeeding in America, a new addition to Teachinghistory.org, a new short documentary film about Ken Burns, and more.

News:

  • Georgia State E-reserves Case Roundup
    If you use electronic course packs of readings for your classes, you should familiarize yourself with the recent ruling in a case involving Georgia State University and a number of large book publishers. While the university won on most points, the actual effect on future use of course packs still remains a bit murky.

What We’re Reading: May 3, 2012

Today’s roundup of interesting articles and links from around the web includes H-Net’s updated platform, digital projects in the humanities, historic photos from the New York City Department of Municipal Records, and more.

News

What We’re Reading: April 26, 2012

Today’s roundup of interesting articles and links from around the web includes reports on the 2012 Jefferson Lecture, HNN coverage of the OAH/NCPH annual meeting, a look at never constructed buildings in Washington, D.C., the connection between history and law, 101 nonfiction stories, and more.

News

What We’re Reading: April 19, 2012

Space Shuttle DiscoveryToday’s roundup of interesting articles and resources found around the web includes the transfer of the space shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian, the 2012 Guggenheim Fellows, records from the Titanic now online, and much more.

News

What We’re Reading: April 12, 2012

This week’s roundup of interesting articles and resources found around the web includes videos on “Essential Questions in American History,” articles on using Twitter for professional development, resources for the 150th anniversary of the D.C. Compensated Emancipation Act, and more.

Insights

What We’re Reading: April 5, 2012

This week we link to articles on the 1940 Census release, a new Civil War casualty number, the future of the AHA and other professional societies, and more.

News