This tutorial will introduce you to an app that allows you to create fully interactive digital timelines.
A Hemisphere of Knowledge: A Benson Centennial Exhibition (Exhibition)
To mark the Benson’s centennial, this exhibition looks at knowledge production from different communities in the Americas. Special attention is paid to community stories, craftwork, harvest and subsistence, medicine, and flora and fauna.
Digital Scholarship Tool List (Reference)
This is a list that the LLILAS Benson Digital Scholarship Office maintains of free and open-source digital scholarship tools and platforms.
Creating a Map-Based StoryMapJS (Platform Tutorial)
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create a map-based project in StoryMapJS, a free Google Drive-based tool that helps you present spatial-temporal research, using posters created by solidarity groups throughout the world advocating for human rights in El Salvador’s civil war (1980-1992). The posters are from the Armed Conflict Collection at the Museum of the Word and the Image (MUPI), San Salvador, El Salvador.
Benson Rare Book Collection (Primary Sources)
Digitized books in the Benson’s Rare Book Collection encompassing a wide variety of topics relating to Spanish and Latin America, including literature, histories, travel accounts, and secondary sources.
Geographic Accounts of Mexico and Guatemala Collection (Primary Sources)
Original manuscripts and maps created in response to the first survey of New Spain mandated by King Philip II. They include historical, cultural, and geographical information about the region in the 16th century.
Revolution and Counterrevolution in Guatemala Collection (Primary Sources)
Ephemeral publications collected by Guatemalan bibliophile Arturo Taracena Flores. Most of the publications are “street literature” intended to be read or distributed widely and/or posted in public places, representing a broad range of organizations and interest groups.
Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive (Primary Sources)
This digital collection contains documentation for the study of Guatemalan history and human rights in the region.
Archiving for the Future: Simple Steps for Archiving Language Documentation Collections (Course)
This is a training course designed to teach language documenters, activists, and researchers how to organize, arrange, and archive language documentation, revitalization, and maintenance materials and metadata in a digital repository or language archive.
Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (Primary Sources)
The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) is a digital language archive of recordings, texts, and other multimedia materials in and about the indigenous languages of Latin America. AILLA’s mission is to preserve these materials and make them available to Indigenous Peoples, researchers, and other friends of these languages now and for generations to come.