This chapter from Morgan’s dissertation provides a historical background of understanding of digital artifacts in the field of archaeology. As Morgan points out, artifacts in digital form are too often considered to be ephemeral representations of tangible artifacts. This perspective does little to provide a deep understanding of digital artifacts as actual artifacts in their … Continue reading Morgan, C. L. (2012). Emancipatory Digital Archaeology (Summary)
Archaeologists seeking a way to peer into bygone eras are turning a 180 to get the job done. Yes, looking forward is often the best way to reconnect with the past. In short, the future of tech is becoming the key to unlocking history. Thanks to new advances in technology and machine learning, scientific disciplines … Continue reading Rebuilding the Past With the Future of Technology
The concept of design thinking -- taking into account how users interact with and experience a website or product in order to design a responsive experience -- has become standard in the digital world. However, the concept of user experience is not a new concept, nor is it exclusive to sectors such as technology, design, … Continue reading Digitizing the Heritage Experience
A collaboration of Humboldt State Library Scholar Interns to curate and digitize items from the Lucille Vinyard Collection. The online collection features five exhibits relating to the activism and personal life of Lucille Vinyard. You can view the digitized collection online at Vinyard.omeka.net
“Creating a Gift for the Future: Digitization Using Omeka.net”, April 22, 2016 Contributors: Alexandria Jones, Blanca Drapeau, Cathlyn Garibay, KayCie Voigt, Nicole Martensen, Victoria Bruner, Xi K. Bromley "The Library Scholar Internship team is digitizing historically significant objects from the library’s Special Collections. This process involves more than scanning objects, but publishing to a broader … Continue reading Creating a Gift for the Future: Digitization Using Omeka.net
A display showcasing the digitization of archival materials. Located in the Humboldt State University Library using select materials from Humboldt Room Special Collections. Spring 2016 Semester.
When I was interning for the Center for Digital Archaeology (CoDA), I wrote a series of short blogs based on a few of their webinar classes. This was a fun learning experience for me, because some of these topics were things I knew nothing about. It is always humbling to me how a little bit … Continue reading Center for Digital Archaeology Training Tips Blog Series