January Roundup: Happy Birthday Mozart!

The images in this gallery celebrate the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose 264th birthday occurs on January 27th. Mozart began composing from the age of 5 and composed over 600 works throughout the course of his short life. His work is considered archetypical of the Classical style, spanning many genres including symphony, opera, solo […]

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After many requests… Group Editing in TypeWright!

Numerous TypeWright users, many from the ranks of teachers and collaborating scholars, have asked us how to manage a group of people editing a single document in TypeWright.  Therefore, the team decided to produce a “How To.” Believe us, there are many, many other ways to do this!  We chose to publish this method to […]

Remixing 18thC Materials: Creating Exhibits

Remixing 18thC Materials: Creating Exhibits

“The Moment of Imagination”: Published by W. George and from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division The 18thConnect Exhibit is a space to remix, create, and present information and images to groups, classes, and peers on the site. Our newly created exhibit, How to Build an Exhibit in 18thConnect, contains illustrations and step-by-step […]

TCP and Gale Cengage release 2,200 ECCO Texts to the public

Gale Cengage and the ECCO Text Creation Partnership have agreed to release 2,231 eighteenth-century texts to anyone who wishes to have them.  You can search through those 18thCentury texts here at by word or phrase: go to the search page, select “ECCO” under “Other Digital Collections” as one of your search facets (by clicking […]

New resource: Eighteenth Century Journals

Thanks to our collaboration with Adam Matthew Digital, 18thConnect now provides full-text searches for the Eighteenth Century Journals Portal. This archive includes periodicals from the 1680s to the 1810s, and is made up of collections from the Bodleian Library at Oxford, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Chetham’s Library in Manchester and the Brotherton Library […]

Gale and 18thConnect Partner to Improve Access to Eighteenth Century Documents

[18thConnect’s work with Gale/Cengage has been publicized by a press release, copied in this message. Users of 18thConnect already have access to citations from Gale’s ECCO catalog here.] Farmington Hills, Mich., Nov. 4, 2010 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and 18thConnect, a scholarly organization dedicated to forging links between eighteenth-century archives and today’s digital […]

Featured Search: Napoleon

Thanks to the newly-added resource, British Cartoon Prints, from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, a keyword search for “Napoleon” yields some interesting results in 18thConnect. Over a hundred objects are available from six different archives, 118 of which are open-access. Click here to browse the set in 18thConnect.

18thConnect and Zotero

Over a the NINES blog, a new feature of Collex (the software that powers both NINES and 18thConnect) has been unveiled: Zotero-friendly metadata is now served up for each object in the shared index. If you are a Firefox user and you’ve installed Zotero as a plug-in, a little folder icon will appear in the […]