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Western European Stages

ISSN 1050-199 Published twice a year by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (MESTC), Western European Stages is … an indispensible resource in keeping abreast of the latest theatre developments in Western Europe. Each issue contains a wealth of information about recent European festivals and productions, including reviews, interviews, and reports. News of forthcoming events: […]

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Digital Humanities Track in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Program

The Masters of Arts in Liberals Studies Program (MALS) is a “unique interdisciplinary thirty-credit degree program that allows students to design and pursue an individual course of study, and to take courses in the Ph.D. programs.”  The Digital Humanities track is one of its eighteen tracks.  Copied below is the description for MALS 781000 –  […]

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Commons In A Box/MLA Commons

In November, 2011, the CUNY Academic Commons announced the formation of a new open source project called Commons in a Box that will “help other organizations quickly and easily install and customize their own Commons platform.”  Funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, this initiative will create a proof-of-concept prototype for the Modern Language Association (MLA), […]

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American Social History Project

Based at the Graduate Center, The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning “produces print, visual, and multimedia materials that explore the richly diverse social and cultural history of the United States.” It conducts seminars and professional training session for teachers which introduce the “latest scholarship, technology, and active learning methods” available for use […]

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Contextualizing the Visual Archive for Teaching

Professor Josh Brown is lead historian for a project-in-progress, jointly sponsored by the American Antiquarian Society and American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (ASHP/CML) called “Contextualizing the Visual Archive for Teaching.”   Funded by an Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) planning grant, the project will build “an enhanced catalog prototype for visual collections […]

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The September 11 Digital Archive

Funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and organized jointly by the American Social History Project at CUNY and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, The September 11 Digital Archive contains more the 150,000 items, including “first-hand accounts, emails and other electronic communications, digital photographs and artworks” related to the 9/11 attacks. By “allowing […]

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Mina Rees Library Digital Collections

The Mina Rees Library created three major digital collections… Remember Me to Herald Square: Thirty-fourth Street from River to River This collection targets students K-12, their teachers and the general public. It pictures a 34th Street different from the one we see today. … the center of a thriving theater district – the Times Square […]

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LIS Cross-National Data Center

Located in Luxembourg, LIS is a data repository which houses the Luxembourg Income Study Database and the Luxembourg Wealth Study Database. These databases store international data from high- and middle-income countries.  LIS’s mission is “to enable, facilitate, promote, and conduct cross-national comparative research on socio-economic outcomes and on the institutional factors that shape those outcomes.” Janet Gornick, […]

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CUNY Data Services

Directed by Dr. Joseph Pereira, the CUNY Data Service repository archives data sets from a variety of sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau.    It provides “customized analysis … on a fee for service basis for academic researchers, public and nonprofit agencies, community organizations, the media, and business organizations.”  It also supports the research at […]

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Center for Urban Research Data Holdings

The Center for Urban Research organizes basic research on the critical issues that face New York and other large cities in the U.S. and abroad, collaborates with public agencies, nonprofit organizations, and other partners to help them understand how to respond to the challenges they face, and informs the media, opinion-shapers, and the public about […]

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