History

Digital History: How do people use the internet?

As part of a class on digital history, on several occasions I’ll be posting thoughts on a chapter of Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web by Cohen and Rosenzweig and comments on one historical website featured in that chapter. You can read this whole book for free at http://chnm.gmu.edu/digitalhistory/. For…… Continue reading Digital History: How do people use the internet?

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Digital History: Website Design

As part of a class on Digital History, on several occasions I’ll be posting thoughts on a chapter of Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web by Cohen and Rosenzweig. You can read this whole book for free at http://chnm.gmu.edu/digitalhistory/. For more information about this series, see the…… Continue reading Digital History: Website Design

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Digital History: Wikipedia for Historians

As part of a class on digital history, on several occasions I’ll be posting thoughts on a chapter of Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web by Cohen and Rosenzweig and comments on one historical website featured in that chapter. You can read this whole book for free…… Continue reading Digital History: Wikipedia for Historians

History

Digital History: Paid v. Free and Directories v. Search Engines

See the intro to this series for more information. This is a homework assignment commenting on our reading for this week and one of the websites we visited. Digital History Chapter 1: Exploring the History Web One of the major debates about history websites seems to be paid versus free access. This relates to the ongoing debate…… Continue reading Digital History: Paid v. Free and Directories v. Search Engines