First show of fashionable shoes Kurhaus, The Hague(NL), 4-2-1949, Polygoon-Profilti, Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision
Publication online unknown, source

Writing better social letters by Coronet Instruction Films 1950
Publication online 20-9-2013, source

Sequential animation, the first palaeolithic animated pictures © Marc Azéma, grotte des Trois-Frères(Ariège), grotte Chauvet(Ardèche) DVD 1990
Publication online 1-5-2012, source

Sequence of a horse galloping by Eadweard Muybridge 1904
Publication online 17-10-2005, source wikicommons

Close-up of Automatic Data Processing Machine Washington DC, USA, 1953
Publication online unknown, source

How to Use the Dial Phone by American Telephone and Telegraph Co.(AT&T) 1927
Publication online 16-7-2002, source

Rare Manuscripts Digitized by The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, CTV
Publication online 29-7-2013, source

Ranke.2 is a teaching platform for lecturers and students of History to teach how to apply source criticism to digitised and digital born historical sources.

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From the archival to the digital turn

photos / letters / emails

Curated by Stefania Scagliola

Lesson on how the method of source criticism has been affected by the digital turn and what this means for the practice of students who study humanities disciplines and conduct research.

tags: digitisation , digital source criticism , digitised photos , digitised letters , emails , digitised audio interviews , Leopold von Ranke , internal and external source criticism

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Social Media and Historians

social media / personal documents

Curated by Stefania Scagliola, Jordan Ricker and Emmanuel Decker

Lesson on how to deal with the abundance of digital born data, with regard to research, reaching out to audiences, teaching, and preservation strategies, using social media as a case study.

tags: social media , preservation , decontextualisation , copyright , open access , multimodality , youth culture , digital pedagogy

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David Boder: from wire recordings to website

audiovisual / interviews

Curated by Stefania Scagliola

A lesson about how the collection of interviews with concentration camp survivors created by psychologist David Boder in 1946 was turned into an interactive website in 2000 and 2009.

tags: holocaust studies , history of communication technology , media studies , oral history

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The Web as a historical source; what historians need to know

web history / web technology / the archived web

Curated by Stefania Scagliola, Jordan Ricker and Valérie Schafer

Lesson about the fundamentals of the web and web archiving for historians.

tags: web technology , the archived web , holocaust studies , source criticism , digital archives , preservation

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