Sustaining Digital Public History

I’m facilitating a working group at the National Council on Public History’s 2014 meeting about “Sustaining Digital Public History.” We’ve got a good group and I’m hoping we can examine a nice range of sustainability questions. I’ve started the case study flow with a post on the September 11 Digital Archive. All are welcome to …

Management? But I’m an Historian

Below are some resources to accompany my project management workshops for the “How to Get Started in Digital History” pre-conference session at AHA2014. Workshop Documents: Resource Assessment Scoping and Scheduling Work Project Charter Grant Work Plan Calendar Detail Sample Budget Form Sample Budget Tracking Project Management Software: Basecamp Trello Kona Podio Further Reading: Project Management …

Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Digital History @ GMU

The George Mason University, Department of History and Art History, home of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital History at the rank of Assistant Professor. The teaching load is 2-2. Qualifications: While the historical field is open, candidates must have the ability to teach …

Always Looking Backward? (In a bad way)

Today the American Historical Association posted a statement on embargoing completed dissertations that was drafted by the AHA Council and approved on July 19. This statement cites no concrete evidence for its conclusions and flies in the face of what many of us who are involved in the mission to transform scholarly publishing see happening …