The authors suggest that the websites are “more like edited collections of documents.” (31) I think this is a very important distinction to make.

This is your passport to paradise. Cohen, Daniel J., and Roy Rosenzweig (2006). Center for History and New Media, University of Pennsylvania Press, Incorporated, 2006. Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web [Daniel J. Cohen, Roy Rosenzweig] on

This "How-To Guide" has what you need to know to make the move to the "Happiest Place in the World". Roy Rosenzweig and Daniel Cohen the authors and, respectively founder and director of research ... Read full review. He is coauthor, with David Thelen, of The Presence of the Past: Popular Uses of History in American Life. The book takes the reader step by step through planning a project, understanding the technologies involved and how to choose the appropriate ones, designing a site that is both easy to use and scholarly, digitizing materials in a way that makes them web-friendly while preserving their historical integrity, and reaching and responding to an intended audience effectively. He is coauthor, with David Thelen, of The Presence of the Past: Popular Uses of History in American Life. While, yes, a large amount of their advice is extremely prescient, they neglected to account for how rapidly our digital capabilities are progressing and as such, ended up probably far too unnecessarily precautionary. Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2013. Advocating for new forms of scholarly communications, including blogging, multimedia, open publishing, and academic journals and presses. Please try again.

Interesting insight and excellant analysis, the reader must always be aware of the prism through which the web site owner is viewing the world, as well as, the reason for the websites existence. They speak from experience.

Roy Rosenzweig is the founder and Director of CHNM and Mark and Barbara Fried Professor of History and New Media at George Mason University. They need the online exhibit to appeal to a visitor and make them want to visit the actual museum at some point in the future. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The Center is home to several leading history sites, including ‘History Matters’, ‘History News Network’, ‘September 11 Digital Archive’, and ‘ECHO: Exploring and Collecting History Online – Science, Technology, and Industry’; the last offering resources and tools for others wishing to build their own sites for collecting contemporary history. Thinking critically about the role and design of technology, data and the social sciences in our lives and learning. "History and the Second Decade of the Web". The Diachronic Spanish Sonnet Corpus: TEI and linked open data encoding, data distribution, and metrical findings, WordNet construction for under-resourced languages using personalized PageRank, Public perception of COVID-19’s global health crisis on Twitter until 14 weeks after the outbreak, Feminismo y Tecnología: Software Libre y Cultura Hacker Como Medio Para la Apropiación Tecnológica, Una Propuesta Hackfeminista, About Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, About the European Association for Digital Humanities, About the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic, Copyright © 2020 EADH: The European Association for Digital Humanities. Don't already have an Oxford Academic account? Aug. 14, 2020. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The team that produced this manuscript at the Center for History and New Media is arguably the most advanced group working on digital history in the United States today. Taking a very middle-road approach to the subject, they are careful to point out times when it may be more useful to not create a digital history project than to charge forth with one’s peers, digitizing collections without critically thinking about the future of the digital content created. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.