Opening History è un aggregatore di risorse web che consente di esplorare centinaia di collezioni digitali che contengono documenti (testi, immagini, video, fotografie ecc.) realative alla storia degli Stati Uniti d’America.
Opening History: U.S. History Resources from Libraries, Museums, and Archives is a registry of digital collections of United States history-related content and a respository of items harvested from these collections. The related Sowing Culture blog will highlight individual items found within the portal in order to increase awareness of these resources.
Opening History is an extension of the IMLS Digital Collections and Content (IMLS DCC) project, a collaboration among the University of Illinois Library, the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a Federal agency that fosters innovation, leadership, and a lifetime of learning.