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From Mayor to Chair

This past week, I have spent several hours at the Dauphin County Historical Society researching Vance McCormick. At the start of this research project, I did not know much about McCormick. 349 more words

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Harrisburg on the Map: An Update on the US Census Project

As students have noted recently (here, here, and here), everyone feels a sense of accomplishment and relief in bringing to completion the “City  Social” U.S. 1,349 more words

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A Review: The Hemingway App

Yesterday I decided to look into using an app to augment my visit to museums.  Today, I am reviewing an app that claims to make my job easier. 553 more words

Are all apps created equal?

My first thought after buying the IPhone 4s was: “what Star Wars themed case can I put this in?” After I had swiftly looked over and chosen the-always-appropriate Darth Vader case, I turned my attention to the content on my phone. 410 more words

Your motherblog might need a (mostly invisible) spouse

Course blogs are everywhere these days. While Tumblr and instagram might be the “it” social media of the moment, a course blog’s suitability for exchanging ideas, presenting research, and engaging in an open, distributed conversation is hard to beat. 666 more words


The Playground of History--The Archives

As our Digital History class has been finishing the last portion of our City Social Project, we have been simultaneously working on the City Beautiful Project. 352 more words

Digital History

In our Digital History class, we devoted many hours to our City Social project. Certainly all students and faculty have spent many hours with the data. 526 more words

Digital History