The Encyclopedia Virginia staff attended the National Council for Social Studies annual conference in Washington, D.C., last week. Highlights included a group photo with a ruddy-faced Commodore John Barry of… Read More»
At Wired magazine, Jon Stokes heralds Google’s digitalization of the Dead Sea Scrolls: [I]t’s rare that scholars get to compare a a high-quality, full-color facsimile of a source text to… Read More»
A new article in Inside Higher Ed takes an in-depth look at the business of online encyclopedias, including Encyclopedia Virginia. Here’s a taste: Size Matters From a business standpoint, the… Read More»
Encyclopedia Virginia was on TV last night. NBC29 in Charlottesville gave the project a thumbs up on the news last night. You can watch the video here.
This e-mail made the rounds here at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities yesterday: Dear Board Members and Staff, I am delighted to report that “With Good Reason” has just… Read More»
The thing I love about BackStory is that they’re great at stirring the pot. Take their recent show on Independence Day. It prompted this comment on the website: I found… Read More»
BackStory had a great live event on Friday. Now they’re asking for your help with show ideas. BackStory invites you to propose a topic for our fall season below and… Read More»
If you look at our blog entries individually, you will see a “Welcome to reader-supported content” balloon toward the bottom of the page but above the comment box. This balloon… Read More»