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Digital Resources for Conducting Historical Research

Overview Blogs and Articles:

  • York University Libraries, "Finding Scholarly Materials Online"
  • Alan MacEachern and William J. Turkell, "A Time for Research Distancing”
  • Lara Putnam, “The Transnational and the Text-Searchable: Digitized Sources and the Shadows They Cast” American Historical Review (April 2016).
  • Ian Milligan, “Illusionary Order: Online Databases, Optical Character Recognition, and Canadian History, 1997-2010” Canadian Historical Review 94: 4 (December 2013).

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