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Digital Preservation (Library of Congress) CORPORA: 1.9 billion - 45 million words each: free online access. A Digital Tool Box for Historians auf Pinterest. Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web. This book provides a plainspoken and thorough introduction to the web for historians—teachers and students, archivists and museum curators, professors as well as amateur enthusiasts—who wish to produce online historical work, or to build upon and improve the projects they have already started in this important new medium.

Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web

It begins with an overview of the different genres of history websites, surveying a range of digital history work that has been created since the beginning of the web. The book then takes the reader step-by-step through planning a project, understanding the technologies involved and how to choose the appropriate ones, designing a site that is both easy-to-use and scholarly, digitizing materials in a way that makes them web-friendly while preserving their historical integrity, and how to reach and respond to an intended audience effectively. On this website, we present a free online version of the text. . , Barnes and Noble, or U. of Penn.