Tuesday

Presentations

Show and discuss your Voyant visualization.

Homework: See Thursday

Thursday

No class meeting. Sherwood at NEMLA conference.


Our next, and final mini-project will be an archival database using an exhibit building tool called Omeka. You'll be gathering and organizing legal (open-source, public domain, or fair-use) images and texts, structuring, tagging and presenting them as an interpretive exhibit and a research tool for others.
In order to start thinking about about such project building, I'd like you to read a handful of sections from the DH101 course at UCLA.
Read

If you find it easier, I have collated these sections into a single, printable PDF:

Explore
Please visit the Omeka.net Showcase. Choose one project to explore in depth. Consider the kinds of materials included, how they are selected and organized (via Tags and Collections), how meta-data is used to organize items, and how their arrangement in Exhibits provides interpretive insight or constructs a narrative.
Blog about this.