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Educational Resources

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Perspectives on Digital History

  • Amy Friedlander, "Digits and Dreams: Scholarship and Computing in the Age of Abundance," paper presented at Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland, September 2008
  • InterConnections: IMLS National Study on the Use of Libraries, Museums, and the Internet
    • The study concludes that "the amount of use of the Internet is positively correlated with the number of in-person visits to museums and has a positive effect on in-person visits to public libraries."
  • Christine von Oertzen, "New Ways of Using Digital Images: Recommendations Concerning the Free Use of Visual Media for Scholarly Purposes," Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
  • Don Litzer and Andy Barnett, "Local History in E-Books and on the Web," Reference and User Services Quarterly v. 43, no. 3 (2004)
    • An early project to digitize local history materials at the McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids


Online Tutorials  



Online Reference 



Mailing Lists, Groups, Blogs, and More 

  • The Museum Computer Network (MCN) supports the greater museum community by providing continuing opportunities to explore, implement, and disseminate new technologies and best practices in the field.
  • D-Lib Magazine is an online journal focusing on digital library research and development, including new technologies, applications, and contextual social and economic issues.
  • Digitization 101, a blog by digitization consultant Jill Hurst-Wahl
  • The Upper Midwest CONTENTdm User Group list is for CONTENTdm users from Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota to exchange information and questions about CONTENTdm. 
  • The Signal is a digital preservation blog from the Library of Congress' National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP)



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