Category Archives: General

New resource – Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures (supporting materials)

http://apics-online.info/

This web site contains supporting electronic material for the Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures (APiCS)APiCS shows comparable synchronic data on the grammatical and lexical structures of 76 pidgin and creole languages. The language set contains not only the most widely studied Atlantic and Indian Ocean creoles, but also less well known pidgins and creoles from Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Melanesia and Australia, including some extinct varieties, and several mixed languages.

APiCS Online contains information on 76 languages and 130 structural features, which was contributed by 88 contributors. There are 18526 examples illustrating the features and feature values. In addition, APiCS Online is designed to allow comparison with data from WALS (the World Atlas of Language Structures).

New history resources on finding critical literature

Jahresberichte für deutsche Geschichte (1925-1938)

http://pom.bbaw.de/JDG/

This online bibliography indexes German- and foreign-language academic publications on German history published between 1925 and 1938. It captures details of monographs, edited volumes (including individual contributions), periodical articles, source editions, reference works and bibliographies. Continues as Jahresberichte für deutsche Geschichte (1949-2015).

 

Jahresberichte für deutsche Geschichte (1949-2015)

http://www.jdg-online.de/

This online bibliography indexes German- and foreign-language academic publications on German history published between 1949 and 2015. It captures details of monographs, edited volumes (including individual contributions), periodical articles, source editions, reference works and bibliographies. Where possible, literature that is not distributed via the publication market is also included. Works in neighbouring disciplines as well as the historical ancillary sciences were taken into account if relevant to German history. Only a limited range of literature pertaining to local history is admitted. In order to obtain a complete bibliography, searchers in these areas are advised to also consult the respective regional bibliographies or the meta-search engine Virtuelle Deutsche Landesbibliographie.

Preceded by Jahresberichte für deutsche Geschichte (1925-1938). For post-2015, see Historische Bibliographie Online (1990-).

 

Virtuelle Deutsche Landesbibliographie

http://kvk.bibliothek.kit.edu/vdl/

A metasearch engine which searches the bibliographies of German’ federal states (Bundesländer). This is useful for locating research on German regional history, culture, literature, etc.

 

Bibliographie der Schweizergeschichte

http://www.bsg.nb.admin.ch/search/query?theme=BSG

The Swiss historical bibliography, published since 1913, and available online from 1999. The bibliography is published annually. It indexes Swiss and foreign monographs and periodical articles, including scientific publications as well as grey literature relating to Swiss history, from the prehistoric time to the present. Within the bibliography the records are listed in chronological order and according to subject matter. The topics covered are auxiliary sciences of history, cantonal, regional and local history, ecclesiastical, legal, social history and history of culture and economy and others.

 

Bibliografia Storica Nazionale

http://www.giuntastoricanazionale.it/easyweb/w7044/

The Italian historical bibliography which indexes historical research published in Italy, including those in other languages, if they are relevant for Italian history. The period coverage ranges from prehistory to contemporary history. An introductory section covers Auxiliary Sciences, Bibliography and Historiography. While the printed bibliography started in 1942, the online version starts in 2000.

New Resource – U.S. Representative General – County and Congressional District Level Vote 2004, 2006 and 2008 datasets

U.S. Representative General – County and Congressional District Level Vote 2004, 2006 and 2008 datasets

A selection of high-quality, very detailed election data sets, compiled from official sources relating to U.S. Representative General – County and Congressional District Level Votes for the elections of 2004, 2006 and 2008. This contains a breakdown of voting by State, County, Town and Congressional District. Graphs, statistics and candidate names are also included.