Monthly Archives: March 2009

Some more cool wikis…

A couple of wiki recommendations came our way: The Greene Farm Archaeology Project  The Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia at Monticello The Greene Farm project is a good example of how scholars can use wikis to document and share their work.  It … Continue reading

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50 Plug-Ins for Multimedia

A great list of 50 WordPress Plug-Ins for adding multimedia like photographs, video and audio files, and podcasts to your site.  This list comes from Mashable: The Social Media Guide, which features all sorts of useful lists, tools, and advice … Continue reading

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2009 Best Museum Websites Nominees

Check out the list of nominees for best museum websites and digital initiatives at the website for the Museums and the Web conference happening in Indianapolis, April 15-18.  The nominees run the gamut from small to large, highly technical to … Continue reading

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Ten Twitter Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

Gold, all gold: ten very important things to think about when deciding whether to and how to set up a Twitter feed for your nonprofit organization.

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Placeography Wiki

From the Minnesota Historical Society comes Placeography, a wiki that features “any place anywhere that any one can edit.”  Folks can contribute the story of a particular house, farm, street, school, business, historic structure, etc.  There are also several tours/architectural … Continue reading

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Plug-ins for Scholars and Educators

Our favorite digital humanities folks at George Mason University’s Center for History and New Media have developed several ingenious tools to help scholars and educators create better classroom websites.  Check everything out at ScholarPress, the “hub for developing WordPress plug-ins … Continue reading

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NEH’s Office of Digital Humanities Announces Start-up Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced 13 new grants for start-up digital humanities initiatives.  Read through for inspiring examples of scholars and institutions exploring the use of digital projects to aid research and education in the humanities.

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