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  • Newsletter 10/13

    UNC History Community, We hope you all are doing well this week. Here’s your fix of digital history: Looking to get started on your own digital history project and not sure where to start? Just curious about the world of … Continued

  • Newsletter 10/4

    UNC History Community, Happy October! Here’s some exciting Digital History news for this week: We are hosting a Story Maps workshop on October 6th at 3pm. Email dhl@unc.edu for the zoom link to join.Hope to see you there! George Mason … Continued

  • Newsletter 9/27

    UNC History Community, Happy Monday! Here’s your fix of digital history for the week: Curious about how to get started on your own digital history projects? The American Historical Associationrecorded one of their workshops from 2014 to help DH beginners. … Continued

  • Newsletter 9/20

    UNC History Community, Check out some new perspectives on digital history this week: American University’s digital history blog has published their 2021 projects, including explorations into social media and timelines as methods of digital curation. The American Historical Association explores … Continued

  • Newsletter 9/13

    Here’s your weekly update on what’s new in the digital history world: The State Archives and Library of North Carolina have recently published numerous digital history collections, with topics such as African American Education and N.C. Women’s History. Digital Urban … Continued

  • Newsletter 9/7

    UNC History Community, We hope you all enjoyed your Labor Day weekend! Here’s your weekly fix of Digital History content: Researchers at Virginia Tech are pulling moving images of Black U.S. soldiers from microfilm, using AI, virtual reality, and crowdsourcing … Continued

  • Newsletter 8/30

    Dear UNC History community, The Digital History Lab is happy to share the latest DH news and projects from around UNC and further afield. To the graduate students and faculty who have been receiving these newsletters for some time, we … Continued

  • Newsletter 8/23

    Hello Everyone! We hope everyone’s semester got off to a great start and everyone is staying safe and healthy. The DHL is excited to start another year full of interesting programming, podcast episodes, and digital support. For our first newsletter … Continued

  • Newsletter 5/14

      Hello Colleagues, First off, to all of those receiving degrees and graduating, congratulations!!! The DHL wanted to send out one last email before we go on (hopefully) grand summer adventures. Our new podcast, The Cutting Room Floor, has just dropped its … Continued

  • Newsletter 4/26

    Dear Colleagues, Congratulations on making it to the last full week of classes! Here’s your weekly fix of Digital History content: The Digital History working group will have its next meeting on Wednesday 04/28. This week’s discussion will be led … Continued

  • Newsletter 4/19

    Dear Colleagues, This week’s newsletter features games, colorized historical photos, and reflections on using keyword searches in digital archives. Read more about all that and other DHL updates below: The “Historical Games Network” launched last week. The HGN “brings together … Continued

  • Newsletter 4/12

    Hello Colleagues, We hope you each had a nice weekend and enjoyed the sun. Here is a quick update on all things DHL this week. The latest episode of The Lens is available to listen on multiple platforms. In this … Continued

  • Newsletter 4/6

    Dear Colleagues, We hope you had a great weekend!  Here’s this week’s news and updates from the Digital History Lab. The DHL has begun production on the first episodes of its new podcast, The Cutting Room Floor, and episodes will be released … Continued

  • Newsletter 3/29

    Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the DHL, and we hope you’ve had a great first week of spring! Here’s your weekly fix of digital history updates: Our new podcast, The Cutting Room Floor, is set to premiere in the coming weeks! This … Continued

  • Newsletter 3/22

    Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the Digital History Lab! Here is your weekly round-up of DH news and events. Our new podcast, The Cutting Room Floor, is set to get up and running in the next few weeks. Do you have any hidden … Continued

  • Newsletter 3/15

    Hello Colleagues, We hope you all had a nice weekend and enjoyed the warm weather and extra daylight hours. Below is your weekly dose of digital humanities: A number of pandemic journaling projects have appeared to capture the day to … Continued

  • Newsletter 3/8

    Dear Colleagues, We hope you had a great weekend!  Here’s this week’s news and updates from the Digital History Lab. DHL Co-Director Gabe Moss has released a new podcast, Breaking Point: A History of Panic.  Now available on Spotify and … Continued

  • Newsletter 3/1

    Dear colleagues,   Greetings and happy March from the Digital History Lab! Here’s your weekly fix of DHL content and updates: One of our co-directors, Dr. Gabe Moss, released the first episode of his new podcast last week,Breaking Point: A … Continued

  • Newsletter 2/22

    Dear Colleagues, Here is your weekly fix of digital history news and events. The DHL Working Group re-convenes this Thursday for the first time this semester. If you are interested in joining to discuss and learn about DH tools then … Continued

  • Newsletter 2/8

    Dear Colleagues, We hope you all had a nice and safe weekend. Here is your weekly roundup of all things digital history. 1. Stanford University has created a software called Palladio that can easily help visualize historical data. Check out their website … Continued

  • Newsletter 2/1

    Dear Colleagues, Congratulations on making it through the first month of the new year!  Here are this week’s news and updates from the Digital History Lab. Digital History Working Group: The Digital History Working Group will have its first meeting … Continued

  • Newsletter 1/25

    Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the Digital History Lab! Here’s this week’s fix of Digital History content. If you haven’t already, check out the latest episodes of The Lens: Historians and Popular Media, featuring Gabe Moss and Sarah Miles! You can listen to the podcast on our … Continued

  • Newsletter 1/19

    Dear Colleagues, The Digital History Lab newsletter is back for the new semester. Here is a fix of DH related news, events, and articles from over the break. The latest episodes of the DHL podcast, The Lens: Historians and Popular Media, feature … Continued

  • Newsletter 11/23

    Dear Colleagues, Please find below the final fixing of Digital History news and events from the DHL for the semester. Anyone who was unable to attend last week’s “Zotero for research management” workshop but wants to learn more, please reach … Continued

  • Newsletter 11/16

    Dear Colleagues, We hope you’re enjoying the final weeks of this crazy semester!  Here are the latest reminders and updates from the Digital History Lab. Workshop Today: This afternoon (Monday 11/16) at 3 pm, DHL co-director Craig Gill will host a … Continued

  • Newsletter 11/9

    Dear Colleagues,   We hope you had a nice weekend and enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather. We want to draw your attention to a three exciting DH programs:   Our own Craig Gill will be doing a workshop on how … Continued

  • Newsletter 11/3

    Dear colleagues,   Good afternoon from the DHL! Here’s this week’s news, updates, and resources: Digital Mappa is an open-source digital humanities platform, which lets you use digitally based workspaces, publications, and projects! You can use tools to highlight annotate, … Continued

  • Newsletter 10/26

    Dear Colleagues, Good afternoon! Here is your weekly fix of Digital History updates and news: The Digital History Lab Working Group had our second meeting last week. We explored some new skills including making PDFs searchable using OCR, using online … Continued

  • Newsletter 10/19

    Dear Colleagues, We hope you’re doing well!  Here is this week’s news and events from the Digital History Lab. The Digital History Working Group will hold its second meeting of the year on Thursday 10/22 at 4 pm.  All are … Continued

  • Newsletter 10/12

    Hello Colleagues, The DHL would like to call your attention to three (we think, cool) new projects this week: 1) After attending the University of Alabama’s Digitorium last week, the DHL staff was introduced to Twine, an open-source tool for telling non-linear stories. … Continued

  • Omeka Tutorial

    Hello All, Thanks to those who came to our sponsored Omeka tutorial yesterday! If you have any follow up questions, or if you could not attend but are interested in learning more about Omeka for research or classroom use, please … Continued

  • Newsletter 9/28

    Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the Digital History Lab. Below is your weekly fixing of Digital History content and news. Omeka Workshop 10/05, 4-5pm: Join us for an introduction to Omeka, a content management system used to create and display online exhibits. Librarians … Continued

  • Newsletter 9/21

    Dear Colleagues, We hope you’re doing well, despite it all!  Here are this week’s announcements from the Digital History Lab. The first (virtual) meeting of the Digital History Working Group is this Thursday 9/24 at 4 pm–if you’re interested in … Continued

  • Newsletter 9/14

    Hello Colleagues! Here is a run-down of some things in the digital history world this week: The DHL is planning a training on Omeka, a great tool for creating digital exhibits and presenting research. We are looking to get a … Continued

  • Newsletter 8/31

    Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the Digital History Lab team. Here is a collection of DHL news and other resources for this week! Working Group: Would you be interested in being a part of a DHL working group, a virtual space for … Continued

  • Newsletter 8/17

    Hello Everyone! We hope you had a good first week and are staying safe in this crazy time. We are your Co-Directors of the Digital History Lab this year. For those of you who don’t know us, we are physically … Continued