Dr Hogg has been working as General Editor of the Open Access e-textbook project Using Primary Sources (UPS) for almost three years.
Funded by JISC as part of the ‘institution as e-textbook creator’ project, UPS will contain 29 chapters based on historical themes, and will appear on the online Biblioboard platform alongside a print version published by Liverpool University Press in 2017.
Most chapters utilise newly digitised archival materials from the University of Liverpool’s own collections. The chapters suggest ways that students might integrate such materials into their written work, while also encouraging the development of advanced research skills.
This paper will include a demonstration of the first online version of UPS.
The talk will conclude with some thoughts on: