Digital history a guide to gathering, preserving, and presenting the past on the Web /

Main Author: Cohen, Daniel J. 1968-
Other Authors: Rosenzweig, Roy.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2006]
Physical Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Also available via the World Wide Web.
Table of Contents:
  • Promises and perils of digital history
  • Exploring the history web
  • Getting started: the nature of websites, and what you will need to create yours
  • Becoming digital: preparing historical materials for the web
  • Designing for the history web
  • Building an audience
  • Collecting history online
  • Owning the past? The digital historians guide to copyright and intellectual property
  • Preserving digital history: what we can do today to help tomorrow's historians
  • Some final thoughts
  • Appendix: Database software, scripting languages, and XML.