Democratizing history through digital media and tools.

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The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is a multi-disciplinary team that develops online teaching resources, digital collections and exhibits, open-source software, and training in digital literacy and skills.

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Upcoming RRCHNM Events

10/25/2018: RRCHNM @ Reconstructing Historical Networks Digitally

Jessica Otis will be presenting "Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: Gender, Social Network Analysis, and Early Modern Britain" at Reconstructing Historical Networks Digitally: New Approaches, Opportunities and Epistemological Implications of Social Network Analysis, the Third Annual German Historical Institute Conference on Digital Humanities and Digital History, in Washington, DC, on October 26, 2018.   See all events

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Next Steps for Tropy

We’re delighted to announce the funding of a second phase of development for Tropy, the free and open-source software that helps humanities researchers use digital images gathered from archives. With the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Tropy will enable cloud storage and remote access of research images, metadata, and archival templates over […]

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Featured Project

Eagle Eye Citizen

Eagle Eye Citizen engages middle and high school students in solving and creating interactive challenges about Congress, American history, civics, and government with Library of Congress primary sources.

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Each year, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media’s many project websites receive over 16 million visitors, and more than a million people rely on its digital tools to teach, learn, and conduct research. Donations from supporters help us sustain those resources.

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