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Fall 2017 in the Research Division

For my second year of the fellowship, I am working in the Research Division, mainly on Digital Humanities Now and PressForward. Fall semester was a busy one for PressForward—we released PressForward 5.0, and we have been preparing an overhaul of the website. Helping out with all of that work has made this an exciting time to be in the division.…

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DHNow: 2017 in Review

Below is the end-of-the-year blog post I wrote for DHNow (originally posted on digitalhumanitiesnow.org): Digital Humanities Now will be taking a break until January 9, but before we go, we’d like to take the time to wrap up 2017. This November marked nine years of publication for Digital Humanities Now. Through the work of our dedicated staff and our generous community of volunteer editors, DHNow continues to build a…

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DH Read: “Twitter’s Response to ‘The Digital-Humanities Bust'”

Over the last few years, DHNow staff have observed a declining number of blog posts that make some sort of insightful argument about digital humanities (I have discussed this previously in this post). One of the explanations that we have identified is the shift from the blogosphere to Twitter as the preferred platform for conversations about digital humanities. In my opinion,…

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Using PressForward as a Graduate Student

The ability to discuss and nominate content in PressForward makes it a valuable tool for groups producing collaborative online publications, but PressForward can also come in handy for individuals working on their personal websites. I use the plugin on my own WordPress site (most prominently in a section I call “DH Reads”), so I’m sharing my experiences and giving some…

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