From the announcement: A toast to our authors! Eleven new tutorials published in 2016. Twenty-sixteen was a big year for the Programming Historian. In addition to our ongoing maintenance of our existing lessons (no small feat), we’re pleased to announce that we added eleven new tutorials to our mix. Read full announcement here.

From the resource: Want to make a visual timeline, but don’t have the time to draw one manually? Or maybe you have some documents, but you’re not sure if the events they depict form a compelling timeline? TimeLineCurator quickly and automatically extracts temporal references in freeform text to generate a visual timeline…Already using TimelineJS? TimeLineCurator…

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From the resource: For the Digital Library Federation, November 10th saw the close of a joyful and self-consciously more inclusive 2016 DLF Forum, characterized by deeper critical introspection, the clarion leadership of our keynote speakers, broad sharing of best practices and the fruits of community-spirited labor, and increasing resolve to support our collective mission to advance research, learning, social justice, and the…

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From the post: I’m one of those humanities professors who is increasingly introducing technology-intensive assignments and activities into what would otherwise be more conventional, analog courses on writing and literature. And if you teach a large or largish class that involves in-class, hands-on work with digital tools, you would do well to come up with…

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From the post: This resource is part of the Teach Access Initiative, and provides best practices for making accessible mobile and web apps. This tutorial currently provides basic training for developers and designers, with more disciplines to come! If you are new to accessibility, you’ve come to the right place – the following material will…

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From the post: One of the best things to come out of Open Access Week was the oaDOI tool by Impactstory…Enter oaDOI, a tool that uses the DOI of a paper to help readers find an open version. Learn more here.

From the resource: Unfortunately, determining whether an item has entered the public domain requires legal expertise and time-consuming research. Even then, research can be inconclusive and the legal details can be murky. The project team documented these lessons in a book called Finding the Public Domain: Copyright Review Management System Toolkit. The Toolkit shares practical insights gained…

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