In class: September 4
- Cohen & Rosenzweig, Digital History, Introduction, Chap 1
- Toni Weller, History in the Digital Age, Introduction
- Daniel J. Cohen, Michael Frisch, Patrick Gallagher, Steven Mintz, Kirsten Sword, Amy Murrell Taylor, William G. Thomas, III, William J. Turkel, “The Promise of Digital History,” Journal of American History 95:2 2008.
Read, “Going Digital” by William Turkel. Try out some of the tools mentioned in the article.
Download and install Zotero. Start creating a library. Search for groups and/or people with common interests.
Blog post: How does the medium (the World Wide Web) change the practice of doing history? Is Digital History qualitatively different from History? Explain.