March 2023 open access books

Posted on March 28, 2023 by Alison Fox

Spring has finally sprung, and with it a bumper crop of bright new publications!

Our first publication of the month was Women in the History of Science: A sourcebook, a rich collection of primary sources on women in the history of science which covers a wide timeframe from 1200 BCE to the twenty-first century, and covers twelve inclusive and far-reaching themes. Download it free

The COVID-19 pandemic led to widespread adoption of distance and online learning in higher education, which has presented opportunities for large scale, inclusive, flexible, and engaging learning. Online and Distance Education for a Connected World, assembled by the University of London’s Centre for Online and Distance Education and featuring leading voices, addresses the practice and theory of online and distance education, building on knowledge and expertise developed in the university across nearly a century and a half. Download it free.

Focusing on the interwoven layers of human and technological textures that constitute digital humanities scholarship, On Making in the Digital Humanities: The scholarship of digital humanities development in honour of John Bradley assembles a group of well-known, experienced, and emerging scholars in the digital humanities to reflect on various forms of making. Download it free.

What does it mean to be aging in Chile as a migrant? Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, Ageing with Smartphones in Urban Chile: The experience of Peruvian migrants analyses the experience of ageing for Peruvian migrants aged around sixty who have lived in Chile for more than 20 years. What it, and the rest of the Ageing with Smartphones series, reveals provides a fascinating insight into the impact of the smartphone on the experience of mid-life around the world. Download it free.

As always, happy reading, and stay safe!

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