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Week 15: Final Project

Gathering all the photo’s for my final project was a bit more of a challenge than i had originally calculated it to be.  I reached out the Historical Society of Washington DC to determine if there was a time outside … Continue reading

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Week 14: Big Picture and User Participation Projects and Crowd-Sourcing

I do not know the fate of the three websites listed below, but i understand how crucial it is to find a way to truly preserve such sites. Field Expedition Mongolia World Memory Project Genographic Project When the inevitable software … Continue reading

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Week 13: Data Visualization

With the explosion of online data comes information overload.  Questions abound about the relevancy, reliability, and accuracy of the data.  Am i accessing the best resource for this data?  Is the data provided the most up to date?  Is the … Continue reading

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Week 10: Digitizing and Sourcing Images and Text

Real versus non-real on the web There is not doubt that there is no replacement for actually traveling to and visiting an historical place.  I find it to be much less of an issue when it comes to the written … Continue reading

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Week 8: The Information Age and Project Proposal

The project i have in mind may be a bit extensive for this course.  I may have to search for ways to condense my idea.  Perhaps by focusing on just one political race versus all 44 elections.  I struggled with … Continue reading

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Week 7: Copyright

The material covered this week is the reason i am not a lawyer.  I attempted to sum up most of the information to the best of my understanding in the following review.  I am not entirely sure if i accurately … Continue reading

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The Multi-Talented Blog: Week 5

I find Amy’s NOVA Digital History blog particularly helpful to look at as another student’s perspective on this class (granted a different semester).  I completely understand her comment about not having other student’s perspectives and observations to benefit from.  Reading … Continue reading

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