In class, October 9
- Robert S. Wolff, “The Historian’s Craft, Popular Memory, and Wikipedia,” in Writing History in the Digital Age, Spring 2012 version.
- Jeremy Hunsinger, Where did the Users Go? A Case Study of the Problems of an Event-Driven Memory Bank,” Proceedings of Cultural Heritage Online: Empowering Users, an Active Role for User Communities (2009).
- Trevor Owens, Crowdsourcing Cultural Heritage: The Objectives are Upside Down, Trevor Owens’ blog, Mar. 2012.
- Nick Sacco, Putting Yourself Out There.
- Vanessa Varin, “History Hastags“
- John Paul Titlow, “How Scholars are Using Twitter“
- What is Pinterest and why should museums care?
- Top ten museums on Pinterest
- Pinterest now third most popular social network
Explore: Museums and the Web
Blog post: Compare your digital persona to that of the bloggers and twitterstorians you have been following since the beginning of the semester. How do you present yourself online? How would you attract attention to your digital products? How can you harness the power of Web 2.0 to engage with and use your audience?