Marchand Archive: dig into the digital humanities

Codex Telleriano-Remensis (c. 1563) In February, The History Project at UC Davis launched the expanded and improved Marchand Archive: a growing digital collection of images and lesson plans, freely available via the Internet to teachers, students, researchers, and professors alike. … Continue reading

Mac users, try Skitch for annotating images

Sometimes you want to show someone else what you’re looking at online. You can email her a link, post it on Facebook, or share it on Twitter. But sometimes, you need to show someone exactly what you’re seeing. Why? It … Continue reading

OCR in Google Docs makes transcription simple

The other night, while running an online seminar in professional development for teachers of US history, I had a request for the text of the Nebraska folk song with which historian Louis Warren concluded his presentation, “Settling with Debt: Western … Continue reading