Likenesses Within the Reach of All: A Lesson in Digital Preservation

In the planning phase of every digital humanities project, the individual or team has to grapple with the issue of digital sustainability and preservation. When the project is finished, who is going to maintain it? How long will it be updated? Will it be hosted by a library, university, or publisher? Will the project beContinue reading “Likenesses Within the Reach of All: A Lesson in Digital Preservation”

Likenesses Within the Reach of All

I’m happy to announce that the project I’ve been working on for the last three months has finally launched! Likenesses Within the Reach of All is a digital project that maps the expansion of southern photography through the cartes-de-visite of The A.S. Williams III Americana Collection at The University of Alabama. Building on the work ChristaContinue reading “Likenesses Within the Reach of All”

On Stereogranimator

In the last two weeks, I’ve been working with two digital projects that I think are incredibly useful for both teachers and historians. The first, from NYPL Labs, is the Stereogranimator. Developed in response to the large body of stereoscopic photographs at the New York Public Library, the Stereogranimator allows you to create either anaglyphsContinue reading “On Stereogranimator”

TimeMapper

A couple weeks ago, the Open Knowledge Foundation released TimeMapper, an online too that allows you to create timelines and maps through Google Spreadsheets. I’ve been using it since it was released and have found that it creates clean, professional timelines once you get the hang of it. TimeMapper creates your timeline based on informationContinue reading “TimeMapper”