Monday November 20th 2017

Digital Primary Sources Subcommittee

SALALM SUBCOMMITTEE FOR DIGITAL PRIMARY RESOURCES

PURPOSE:

To improve discoverability of the increasing open access digital collections of primary resources in Latin American and Caribbean history maintained by SALALM affiliated institutions. Maintain a virtual meta-site that will gather these open access collections. Assist and collaborate with other subcommittees and groups within SALALM wishing to create similar initiatives.

ACTIVITIES:

  1. Discuss best approaches and practices to improve discoverability of open access historical collections.
  1. Recruit more open access history resources collections.
  1. Maintain meta-site and appropriately link it on the SALALM webpage.
  1. Publicize meta-site via LASA, WESS, LANIC, our own research guides, and explore other outreach efforts (various H-NET groups, etc.).

For further information contact: Christine Hernandez (chernand@tulane.edu), Chair (2017/20) OR Antonio Sotomayor (asotomay@illinois.edu).

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