• Adventures in Digital History

    Is It Another Blog Post? A Project Update? Both??

    It’s another blog post/project update! Yay. Lyndsey Clark, 2022 Not to sound sarcastic or anything, but I’m tired of blog posts this week. Normally I love doing them because I get to ramble and have fun. My site, my rules, after all. However, I have done nothing but write blogs posts this week. With our digital history projects coming up due next week (April 7th) I have been putting in overtime getting all the blog posts done for the History Legacy site. What does this mean? Well, every site the the digital archeologist team (that’s what we call ourselves, by the way) has helped refresh, restore, or rescue gets its…

  • Adventures in Digital History

    The Evolution of Digital History

    What do you first think of when asked about historical scholarship, or history in general? Most people I know would describe it as being “stuffy,” “boring,” or “a lot of reading.” I will acquiesce it can be all those things, yes, but also so much more. Once upon a time I also thought history to be just these things. When I declared myself a history major I accepted I would likely be pouring over large book, academic journal articles, transcripts, and more to write my own equally long and convoluted findings for others to later write about. Then I discovered digital history was actually real, and the rest was history.…

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    My Digital Portfolio

    This week has been dedicated to Digital Identity and the creation of our very own digital portfolio. Dr. McClurken has requested we all create a digital portfolio of our own! I then realized something… You are looking at it. You see, when I originally set out to create my Domain of One’s Own blog, I thought it was going to be a one-off thing. I was taking the class I thought was going to be the single digital intensive course for my general education requirements. This happening during the beginning of the pandemic, everything was online, and I had no idea what I was doing. What I later discovered is…