I serve on the editorial board of a historical publication that walks the line between scholarly and popular articles. It is a magazine format publication, known for the high quality of its illustrations as well as articles. How do we create an iPad (and maybe Android) app for the magazine? [more inside]
Will membership in the college honor society Phi Alpha Theta really boost your federal government salary? [more inside]
What are the best searchable sources for copyright-free historical and other images? I know about Wikimedia Commons, about searching for Creative Commons licensed material on Flickr, and about some regional repositories such as the Washington State Digital Archives (where I work). What other good sources are out there? Google searches lead me to subscription databases of stock photos.
What are some good readings on copyright law and practice for a graduate level digital history class? [more inside]
I am looking for examples of online history archives that allow users to tag, annotate, and otherwise attach information to items in the collection. I know about Footnote.com where users may add annotations, dates, names, and searchable text to documents. I know about the Flickr Library of Congress photostream. What other examples should I know about before my institution embarks on a similar project? [more inside]
Is there a generic name for the small figures that political cartoonists used to put in the foreground of their cartoons? Often they were of the artist himself (like Tom Toles at his easel here) , or sometimes a repeated character, and they would offer additional commentary on the subject of the cartoon. Is there a name for those little guys?
Help a History Professor: How do I create a local history and geography website with wiki functionality? [more inside]
Which episode of Deadwood should I show my college history class? [more inside]
I pine for access to Jstor. And my life would be perfect if I could use the Archive of Americana. Does anyone know of an academic library with subscriptions to either of these services that allows non-affiliated folks to buy a library card and access their subscription databases?
London Historical Site Filter (come in, come in) [more inside]