As we begin to explore what history looks like in the digital medium, we need to see examples of excellent digital historical scholarship, established best practices, and, especially, clear standards of peer review for tenure and promotion in history departments. This section contains a Directory of Digital Historians, an Index of Digital Scholarship, information on the National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-up Grant, Digital History project reviews, and new media tool reviews . . . [more]
Digital History is about digitizing the past certainly, but it is much more than that. We aspire to create ways for people to experience and participate in history, as well as to see and follow an argument about a major historical problem. This section contains essays on the process of creating works of digital historical scholarship, interviews with leading practitioners, and lectures by digital historians sharing their work . . . [more]
<FEB 12 2012>
Added the essay, "What is Digital History? A Look at Some Exemplar Projects".
As Digital History becomes more prevalent, we will be teaching with digital sources and teaching digital methods. Teaching Digital History involves methodological questions, narrative theories, computational programming, technical writing, group projects, and digital media productions. This section contains links to undergraduate and graduate student projects and course syllabi . . . [more]
<FEB 12 2012>
Updated list of Syllabi.