This tutorial will show you how to use a Python source code to obtain and visualize descriptive statistics from a Spanish cedulario, or collection of royal decrees, from the early colonial Philippines (1565-1600).
ClioVis (Platform Tutorial)
This tutorial will introduce you to an app that allows you to create fully interactive digital timelines.
Bureaucracy on the Ground in Colonial Mexico: A Window into the Visita of 1765 (Exhibition)
This exhibition explores the localized consequences of the royal inspection, or visita general, administered by José de Gálvez in New Spain from 1765-1771.
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.
Presenting Temporal Research with TimelineJS (Platform Tutorial)
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create a project in TimelineJS, a free Google Sheet-based tool that helps you present temporal research, using historical events from the Wars of Independence in Mexico and archival materials preserved at the Benson Latin American Collection.
Carlos García y Arriaga Papers (Primary Sources)
Correspondence and documents related to Carlos García y Arriaga, political leader from Puebla, Mexico, concerning government and political affairs in Puebla and Mexico.
William B. Stephens Collection (Primary Sources)
Manuscripts and printed material related to the history of Mexico and southwestern United States (California, New Mexico, and Texas) before 1836. collected by geologist William B. Stephens.
Edmundo O’Gorman Collection (Primary Sources)
Collected by Mexican historian Edmundo O’Gorman, this collection is focused on central Mexico and contains documents mostly dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. The digitized documents primarily concern the activities of the Catholic Church and religious orders, primarily the Franciscans and the Jesuits, and their the treatment of Indigenous and Black people during the colonial period.
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.