“Easy Publishing of Digital History Projects”–Virginia Forum 2011

Links for Jumpstarting Your Digital Media Projects
“Easy Publishing of Digital History Projects”

Virginia Forum, March 24, 2011
Jeffrey McClurken, University of Mary Washington,

Links from Digital Poster Session

Blogging services

WordPress as platform for individual projects:

Individual digital projects – US History in Film

History of Technology Museum Home

WordPress as basis for Digital Archives/Digital History group projects I’ve supervised

Other UMW WordPress-based scholarly Projects

Other history institutions using WordPress

WordPress resources

The Basics

WordPress.com – let someone else host

The differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org are explained clearly here — http://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

Rolling your own WordPress installation with WordPress.org

Institutional installations of WordPress.org – great if you have the support staff to run it.

Posts on blogging, history, or WordPress

Other ideas for using blogs — http://umwblogs.org/support/ten-ways-to-use-umw-blogs/

Posts for US Department of Education’s TeachingHistory site on blogging and digital history.

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s ProfHacker has a number of useful posts on using WordPress

Other Free/Cheap Digital Publishing Tools

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