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Archives and Digital Humanities 101

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Archives and Digital Humanities 101

  1. 1. Archives and Digital Humanities 101 Dr. Craig Carey Assistant Professor of English
  2. 2. 1. What is Digital Humanities? 2. Why engage with archives? 3. Where and how to begin? Archives and Digital Humanities 101 Dr. Craig Carey Assistant Professor of English
  3. 3. From “Humanities Computing” to “Digital Humanities”
  4. 4. “minutely organized particulars”
  5. 5. “spontaneous particulars”
  6. 6. “The archive does not tell stories; only secondary narratives give meaningful coherence to its discontinuous elements.” Wolfgang Ernst, Digital Memory and the Archive
  7. 7. Where to begin? A few easy steps to engage students in archival work.
  8. 8. Don’t reinvent the wheel
  9. 9. Introduce students to archival terminology • collection • record • document • folder • manuscript • primary source • papers • finding aid
  10. 10. Teach students how to analyze archival sources Archive Analysis Worksheets
  11. 11. Determine what kind of collection you want to use. Familiar yourself with the corresponding technology.
  12. 12. Physical Archives & Special Collections
  13. 13. The Finding Aid
  14. 14. Digital Collections
  15. 15. Reading Metadata
  16. 16. Curated Digital Collections
  17. 17. Online Databases and Search
  18. 18. Fundamentals of Search

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