Category: Project Management

Methods

As the incubator portion of this digital project comes to end, I’d like to provide a bit of transparency about how and why I am using the text files. As a historian and digital humanist, I am always plagued by the lack sources. For those of us who work in Native American history, it is […]


Data Management

  Being a digital humanist, and before that, a bit of a web nerd, I had file naming and data management conventions drilled into my head.  At least that is what I thought.  As part of our incubator, we had the opportunity to meet with Assistant Professor and Data Curation Librarian, Jennifer Thoegersen.   Here […]


Oral History + R

Oral history presents certain challenges that you never think about when you start a digital project.  Over the past few weeks I have been struggling to make certain choices about how to handle and then process the text files.  For example, do I change the diction to standard English?; Do I include both the questions […]


First project frights

  I am worried that this entire academic enterprise is a blunder. In fact, before I posted this blog I shared my fears with Jason Heppler. He also understands the fears of writing a blog, making mistakes, and the pressure of perfection that all academics face—or at least self-imposed pressure. Luckily for me, Jason shared […]


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