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MSU Uses $1.5M Mellon Foundation Grant to Build Massive Slave Trade Database, January 2018, Michigan State University Today

“Mexamérica.” Además, “El silencio de la Florida española” A radio interview with Jane Landers, January 2018,  Radio Bilingü

Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies: An Interview with Jane Landers, November 2017, Choice Reviews, American Public Library Association

Projeto de extensão da UFPB produziu acervo digital com documentos históricos do Judiciário, July 2017, Tribunal de Justiça da Paraíba

Digital Primary Sources, April 2017, The American Historical Review , Volume 122, Issue 2, Pages 635–636

Moldy Church Records in Latin America Document the Lives of Millions of Slaves
, Winter 2017, Volume 38, Number 1, Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities  

One Document at a Time: Professor Helps Preserve Cuban History, February 2017, The Shorthorn

A Decade in Digital: Collaborations with the ESSSS Archive
, October 2016, Vanderbilt Digital Humanities Center Blog 

ESSSS and a Decade of Digital Humanities at Vanderbilt: A Roundtable, October 27, 2016, Vanderbilt Digital Humanities Center

Changing Cuba and the Race to Save the Past, August 15, 2016, The World Post

Historiadores digitalizam documentos históricos da Justiça paraibana , June 2016, Conselho Nacional de Justiça

De invisible a digital: la digitalización de documentos históricos en peligro en Brasil, por Courtney J. Campbell, June 3, 2016, Historia Global Online

Vanderbilt Libraries to host 'Cultural Heritage at Scale' Symposium, May 25, 2016, Vanderbilt University News

Slave Records Digital Archive Receives ACLS Digital Extension Grant, May 18, 2016, Vanderbilt University News

Enhancing the Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies Digital Archive: A Project to Add Content, Improve Technology, and Strengthen Collaborative Networks , May 2016,

From Invisible to Digital: Digitizing Endangered Historical Documents in Brazil, May 2016, 

Digital Humanities and the History of Slavery: A Workshop to Enhance Research, Collaboration, and Graduate Training, Spring 2016, CLAS Newsletter, page 5

Slavery Historical Records Topic of Williamson Library Talk, February 26, 2016, Vanderbilt University News

Landers Added to UNESCO Slave Route Committee, January 13, 2016, Vanderbilt University News

Race to Preserve Slavery-Era Records to be Discussed at VU Conference, October 13, 2015, Vanderbilt University News

Data Rescue in Cuba, August 6, 2015, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center Website

Vanderbilt University Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies, May 19, 2014, Blog de la AMHE (Mexican Association of Economic History)

Rediscovering Afro-Hispanic Lives from Spanish Colonial Records...and Making Them Available Digitally, December 2013, University of Florida Scholarly Communications Newsletter

Preserving Florida's History, Spring 2013, University of South Florida Magazine

As mil faces da escravidão, November 2007, Revista De História Da Biblioteca Nacional

A Escravidão nos Arquivos Católicos: Projeto Recupera e Digitaliza Registros de Escravos e Libertos Guardados em Dioceses do Rio de Janeiro e Cuba, February 2006, História

Sacred Names: In Search of Ancient Cuban Slave Records, Fall 2005, Acorn Chronicle