Monthly Archives: September 2015

My non-born digital collection, not archive

When I began collecting images for my Omeka test site, I assumed it would be pretty easy and would take very little time. After all, the Encylopedia of Virginia has a lot of great pictures that I wanted to use … Continue reading

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Project Design Briefing: Segregation and Civil Rights in Virginia, 1863-1954

I am proposing to create a website that features an interactive timeline of the racial/segregation laws and civil rights events in Virginia from emancipation (1863) to the Brown v. Board decision (1954). I have chosen this time period because it … Continue reading

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Digital History does not equal online print.

After reading the materials for this week, I am struck by new heightened expectations for digital scholarship and a feeling of intimidation/excitement as I look forward to creating the final project in this class. Nearly every author we read this … Continue reading

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