Read and Discuss:
- Weller, History in the Digital Age, Chapters 3, 4
- Ansley T. Erickson, Historical Research and the Problem of Categories: Reflections on 10,000 Digital Notecards, Writing History in the Digital Age , Spring 2012 version.
- Miriam Posner and Brian Croxall, “Creating Your Web Presence,” ProfHacker, Feb. 2011.
- Brian Croxall, “How to Google Yourself Effectively and What to Do About It,” ProfHacker, Aug. 2010.
- Alex Sayf Cummings and Jonathan Jarrett, Informal Writing, Blogging and the Academy,” in Writing History in the Digital Age.
- Trevor Owens, Curating in the Open: Martians, Old News, and the Value of Sharing as you go, Dec. 12, 2014.
Lab: Introduction to Evernote (creating notebooks and notes, using web clipper, organizing notes, and sharing notebooks)
[Here is my notebook on Digital History]
Blog Post: Discuss how the Web impacts the way you do historical research. How does it change the way you think about sources? Are there qualitative differences between using digital archives and more traditional analog sources? Why or why not?