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Dh Centered in Museums?

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Talk given at the John Carter Brown Public Humanities Center at Brown University on March 12, 2014

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Dh Centered in Museums?

  1. 1. Sheila A. Brennan Associate Director of Public Projects, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University @sherah1918 sbrennan@gmu.edu DH CENTERED IN MUSEUMS?
  2. 2. FUTURE OF DH CENTERS
  3. 3. DON’T GET BOGGED DOWN IN “DH”
  4. 4. DH IN MUSEUMS? https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3506656C723EAFEA
  5. 5. DIGITAL STRATEGY
  6. 6. COLLECTION-DRIVEN https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/
  7. 7. THE PEN
  8. 8. CONNECTING & VISUALIZING DATA http://colourlens.org/
  9. 9. EXPERIMENTING & SHARING https://github.com/richbs/colourlens
  10. 10. DIGITAL PUBLISHING http://www.oscitoolkit.org/
  11. 11. SCHOLARLY EDITIONS http://vangoghletters.org/vg/
  12. 12. DH SCHOLARS + MUSEUMS http://sappingattention.blogspot.com/2012/04/visuali zing-ocean-shipping.html
  13. 13. SHARING AUTHORITY
  14. 14. COLLECTING STORIES ONLINE http://americanhistory.si.edu/agheritage
  15. 15. OPEN! http://openglam.org/
  16. 16. OPEN=BETTER FOR ALL Discussions on open licensing from AAM and NMC: https://storify.com/awong22/open-licensing-what-is-it-why-do-it-mar-5- 2015-pro
  17. 17. MAKER SPACES
  18. 18. 1. DIGITIZE COLLECTIONS
  19. 19. 2. SHOW THE POWER OF COLLECTIONS http://invisibleaustralians.org/faces/
  20. 20. 3. BE OPEN & ENCOURAGE SHARED RESPONSIBILITY http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/calendar/event/8470
  21. 21. 4. LEAD IN DIGITAL PUBLIC HUMANITIES & PUBLIC DIGITAL HUMANITIES
  22. 22. DESIGNING FOR ACCESSIBILITY— IN MANY WAYS
  23. 23. WHERE ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES?
  24. 24. COMMITMENT & PHYSICAL SPACE
  25. 25. OBJECT, IMAGE ANALYSIS
  26. 26. BRING HISTORY MUSEUMS ALONG
  27. 27. DH CENTER IN A COLLEGE MUSEUM (NOT THE LIBRARY)?
  28. 28.  Spearhead, coordinate, and collaborate among staff to lead digital projects  Focus on images, objects, sounds  Build capacity: Train museum staff  Creating change from the inside  Collaborate outside of museum  Facilitate digital, online, connections DH CENTER AT A MUSEUM
  29. 29. Sheila A. Brennan @sherah1918 | sbrennan@gmu .edu |http://lotforty nine.org THANK YOU!

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