Tag Archives: Examples

Podcast Advice from A to Z

If you or your organization are interested in creating podcasts, I highly recommend reading NAI Podcastopia, put together by some members of the National Parks Service’s new media team. The site includes pre-production checklists, recording advice, engineering and post-production editing … Continue reading

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Digital Harlem

Check out Digital Harlem, Everyday Life 1915-1930, a project initiated by four historians at the University of Sydney in Australia.  The first thing you’ll notice is that they use Google Maps.  This example  is a bit more complicated that just … Continue reading

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California’s Living New Deal Project

This project, among other things, maps New Deal projects using Google Maps.  At a time of huge debates about stimulus spending and new infrastructure projects, it is also a very timely initiative.  Could your institution map New Deal projects in … Continue reading

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Using Google Maps & Engaging Genealogists

ChicagoAncestors is working to plot historical information about Chicago on maps using Google Maps.  This project was developed by the Newbury Library in Chicago.  We especially like that they’re developing a resource for one of the most avid publics for history, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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