Digital History Source Laboratory

History 393 

Wine cistern, Soviet Union, ca. 1970s
Wine cistern, Soviet Union, ca. 1970s

Historians use artifacts like documents, films, and material objects to make sense of the past. History 393 introduces students to the craft of digital history, which makes these types of historical sources available in digital form for scholarly and non-scholarly audiences. In preparing items for digital publication, student teams learn research, description, transcription, annotation, content presentation, and copyright evaluation skills. If you are considering a career in museums, libraries, historical interpretation, or publishing, or if you are curious how historians’ skills are relevant to the professional world, History 393 is the perfect course for you.

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Please contact Professor Stephen Bittner at bittner@sonoma.edu(link sends e-mail) with any questions.