History 428: Adventures in Digital History

HIST 428: Building an Audience, File Naming Protocols, and the Cobra Rare Book Scanner

Building an Audience This week in ADH, we have been discussing ways to build an audience for our group projects. Last week, I talked about how our group decided to make an Instagram to document our project progress before we officially release our site at the end of the semester. So far, Instagram has been… Read More HIST 428: Building an Audience, File Naming Protocols, and the Cobra Rare Book Scanner

History 428: Adventures in Digital History

HIST 428: Scrapbook Updates and Weekly Readings

This past week in HIST 428, we have been reading about tools and methods for digital history, such as topic modeling and text mining. Our scrapbooks group has also made progress toward completing our Project Contract, and we recently met with Jeanette and Florence Rowe at Agora Coffee downtown to discuss their family and our… Read More HIST 428: Scrapbook Updates and Weekly Readings

History 428: Adventures in Digital History

HIST 428: Group Considerations for Website Construction

What will we consider when constructing our scrapbook website? Here are factors to consider: Narrative Approach: Piper suggests taking a narrative approach to our website to help guide viewers. Emily cites the “Gilded Age Murders” website as a good example of combining narrative with options. Home Page: Adding to this, Mady suggests that we include… Read More HIST 428: Group Considerations for Website Construction