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DC 2006 Program Session

510. Archives Seminar: Possibilities and Problems of Digital History and Digital Collections

Friday, August 4, 2006
4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  Recorded session

 

Roy Rosenzweig
Center for History and New Media, George Mason University

Dan Cohen
Center for History and New Media, George Mason University

The co-authors of Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web lead a discussion of their book and, in particular, the possibilities of digital history and of collecting the past online. The discussion includes reflections on the September 11 Digital Archive and the new Hurricane Digital Memory Bank, which collects stories, images, and other digital material related to hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma.

 


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