Too important not to try

On Friday 19 October I joined an enthusiastic group of digital humanities explorers at a Deakin University event entitled Dipping a Toe into the Digital Humanities and Creative Arts. @catspyjamasnz has assembled an excellent summary of the day in Storify.

In the morning I told the story of Invisible Australians. You can view the slides of Too or important not to try and listen to my dodgy audio recording via SoundCloud.

In the afternoon I gave a whirlwind workshop which included a headline roulette smackdown and an introduction to the wonders of Zotero.

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I'm a historian and hacker who researches the possibilities and politics of digital cultural collections.

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  1. […] There are two proximate inspirations for this proposal. The first is the brilliant and beautiful new Web site unveiled by the Rijks Museum (may we all be so good as to copy it): One of the best things about the site is that everyone is encouraged to download hi-res versions of images and to re-use them—and it is dead simple to do. The second inspiration is the great work that Tim Sherratt (@wragge) has done and continues to do with digital collections at a variety of Australian institutions. (Seriously, someone give this man a job.) I particularly recommend looking carefully at the work Sherratt has done with digitized collections from the National Archives of Australia in projects like Invisible Australians. […]

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