Blog Post #1 Assignment – Prompt

Blog #1: “On Material and Digital Archives”
Due: 9/5
Prompt: This week you have visited several websites that are based on archival materials.  Go to the Sample DH Project link again (yes, it looks new). Look at the projects again.  How are the projects categorized?  Look especially at the ones that are categrized under Archive.  What are some of the advantages to creating a digital artifact from archival documents?  What are some of the disadvantages? What challenges might you have to navigate as you build your digital humanities project?

Reminder: give your post the category “Blog #1”; add two images to the post, and include five tags that you think reflect the work that you submit. Please review the Blog Assignment description and rubric and email me with any questions you may have.