Category Archives: Technology

Open Source Tools For Heritage Organizations

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Heritage organizations are continuously working to establish a digital presence and integrate digital tools into their collection management practices. Open source software can be a huge benefit for an organization with a limited technology budget.

Step by Step: Zotero

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In this post, I’ll explain to students how to install Zotero on their home computers. As a teaching assistant, I’ve found this to be the most useful technological skill that I’ve taught undergraduates – many have confirmed this by noting how they now use it.

The Revolution Will Be Rubbernecked

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While the recent protest movements in the Middle East reveal much about the present state of civic community among the people of those nations — Iran, Tunisia, and Egypt (and a growing list of others) — our reaction to them reveals more about ourselves than we should perhaps find flattering.

Digital Accessibility of Canadian History

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An exploration of digital Canadian history resources, with a focus on local and national museums and archives.

On Light and Dark: the historicity of colour and non-colour photographs

A brief discussion historicizing colour and non-colour photography.