New article from the Archives Portal Europe project's Scientific Coordinator Angelika Menne-Haritz online

In her article "Cross-border Discoveries in the Archives Portal Europe", Angelika Menne-Haritz explores the portal's exciting potential of coincidental knowledge diversification:

"The Archives Portal Europe allows us to make new discoveries without knowing what the end result will be. Users often are surprised about what they find out. Their researches need a lot of work, new ideas and imagination....

... The following article describes three examples of cross-border researches. They concern aspects of European history that involved several countries in Europe. Therefore, there should be material on them in more than one archival institution. Even if the portal is only at the beginning of bringing this information together, the advantages of cross-border researches are already visible."

Continue to read the paper here.


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