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Digital History: Archives, Mapping, and Visualizations

Below are links from my 10/22 talk on Digital History.

 Archives:

Papers of the War Department: http://wardepartmentpapers.org/index.php

Emergence of Advertising in America: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/eaa/

Votes for Women: … 169 more words

Academic Audiobooks: Or, a Thinly-Veiled Plea for Recommendations

Over the past few years, I’ve become (to my great surprise) an avid listener of audiobooks. What initially began as a means to keep me awake and alert during a series of near-monthly drives back and forth from Virginia to northern New Jersey has become, over time, what I prefer to listen to in almost all circumstances: on my morning run, on my daily commute, during the several short walks I take across campus throughout the week, and even occasionally at day’s end, as I lay in bed trying to unwind before falling asleep (with my headphones in, this is a far less intrusive means of me “reading” for my slumbering wife).  530 more words

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Check Point 1: Group G

Why are we creating a historic world in Minecraft?

Pros:

  • You can create an accurate representation
  • It is immersive
  • Different types of History / Different points in history…
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Minecraft

week 9: The future of digital history and scholarship

The reading from Daniel Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig http://chnm.gmu.edu/digitalhistory/digitizing/ in particular resonated with me.   I started volunteering and working in the museum field about 7 years ago and one of the things I have noticed is the push for museums to digitize their collections and make them available online.   246 more words

Daniel Cohen

History Of The Internet - Video Blog

Introduction

The Internet has revolutionized the computer and communications world like nothing before. The invention of the telegraph, telephone, radio, and computer set the stage for this unprecedented integration of capabilities. 273 more words

Leading the PH Charge!

A couple of weeks ago, I had the dubious task of leading our class’ discussion on “Oral History and the Archives.”  Luckily, the talented Sarah-Jane Poindexter… 214 more words

THATcamp Piedmont 2014

This Saturday I attended my first THATcamp and it was amazing! The inaugural 2012 THATcamp Piedmont was hosted at Davidson College, in Davidson, North Carolina, and the 2013 event as held at the… 560 more words

Digital History