Notes on DH and sharing your work

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These are notes and links for a talk I’m giving on digital humanities and sharing your work at the University of California, San Diego, on November 5, 2012.

DH projects I discuss

Introductions to and resources on scholarly communication

Some guidelines for your online persona

  • Be generous!
  • You needn’t sanitize yourself, but think carefully about your boundaries.
  • Never speak ill of an employer.
  • Be consistent.
  • Learn the conventions of online communities.

Online communities to explore

  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Tumblr

Ways to share your work

  • WordPress (my instructions for getting started)
  • Omeka
  • Zotero
  • SlideShare
  • Internet Archive

Making your work compelling

Resources on developing a professional online academic persona

On where to start in DH, see Lisa Spiro, Getting Started in the Digital Humanities

2 Replies to “Notes on DH and sharing your work”

  1. Thank you very much! Yesterday’s talk was very interesting, to say the least!

    I was wondering if you know about I wanted to ask you about it, but some others had a louder voice perhaps. (I am who asked about the blogger vs. wordpress platforms).

  2. Hi Ana! Nice to hear from you! Unfortunately, I don’t know a ton about Punctum Books, except that they seem to be well-respected among people who care about open access. Sorry I don’t have more information for you!


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