July 9: Building Digital Collections
- Erin Kissane, The Elements of Content Strategy, (New York: A Book Apart, 2011).
- Patricia Aufderheide, et al., Copyright, Permissions, and Fair Use among Visual Artists and the Academic and Museum Visual Arts Communities: An Issues Report (College Art Association, 2014). http://www.collegeart.org/pdf/FairUseIssuesReport.pdf (PDF)
- Paige Morgan, “How to Get your Digital Humanities Project off the Ground,” http://www.paigemorgan.net/how-to-get-a-digital-humanities-project-off-the-ground/
Morning (9am and 12pm)
- Discuss Readings
- Digital Methods: Planning effective digital projects with Kimon Keramidas, Assistant Professor and Director of the Digital Media Lab, Bard Graduate Center. Kimon’s Notes
- Server basics
- Tour and overview of Omeka vs. Drupal vs. Scalar (example sites)
- Break for lunch (provided) at Noon
Afternoon (1pm to 4pm)
- Hands-on Session: Critical appraisal of digital work
- Hands-on Session: Experiment with Omeka.net, Drupal Gardens, and Scalar
- Close at 4pm. Bus: 4:15pm.
- “Site Planning Tips,”Omeka Documentation
- “When Not to Use Drupal,” Drupal for Humanists, http://drupal.forhumanists.org/book/when-not-use-drupal
- Introduction to HTML, Mozilla Developers Network
- “Downgrading your Website, or Why We are Moving to WordPress,” Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum, http://labs.cooperhewitt.org/2014/downgrading-your-website-or-why-we-are-moving-to-wordpress/
- Jeffrey Zeldman, “Understanding Web Design,” A List Apart (November 20, 2007). http://alistapart.com/article/understandingwebdesign
- Steven Krug, “How We Really Use the Web,” Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (2005, 2nd Edition).
- Website review guidelines, Journal of American History, http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/submit/websitereviews.html