History, and Open Access to it, On the ‘Net

Some links for your consideration:

H-Net‘s many lists for historical scholars, which describes itself thusly:

H-Net is an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web. Our edited lists and web sites publish peer reviewed essays, multimedia materials, and discussion for colleagues and the interested public. The computing heart of H-Net resides at MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online, Michigan State University

Academic Commons, which describes itself thusly:

With Academic Commons, we seek to form a community of faculty, academic technologists, librarians, administrators, and other academic professionals who will help create a comprehensive web resource focused on liberal arts education. Academic Commons aims to share knowledge, develop collaborations, and evaluate and disseminate digital tools and innovative practices for teaching and learning with technology. If successful, this site will advance opportunities for collaborative design, open development, and rigorous peer critique of such resources.

Making History Podcast

Another podcast: New Books in History

History News Network (George Mason University)

History Carnival (a traveling site for the best in history blogging)

Chronicle of Higher Education, 4/27/11, “New Director of MIT Media Lab Talks of Encouraging Openness

2 recent talks by Dan Cohen, GMU History Professor and Director for the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (CHNM)

Open Access and Scholarly Values” (University of Michigan, October 2010)

The Ivory Tower and the Open Web” (Coalition for Networked Information, December 2010)