Thinking about your CMS

What are your Goals
Audience
Humanities Scholarship
How Sustainable
Manage
Build Iteratively
Budget
Project Identity: URL, story, hosting (i.e. Reclaim Hosting)

Jump Outside the Box
Discovery
Channels
Imagine
Find Examples
Connect your teaching with your digital humanities and your research

So, what is a Content Management System? Why use it?
Database, PHP, CSS
Metadata, organization, design, content, & discovery

Archiving & Curating: Knowing the Difference.


Does Open Source Matter? If so why? And what it means?

Tools: Metadata matters (and its hard); content matters; design matters
Drupal
example: ASU; Center for Science and the Imagination

Collective Access
PhilaPlace
Coney Island

Murkutu
Plateau Portal

Omeka
A
rchives, Exhibits, Plug-ins (i.e. Neatline, Curatescape, etc.)
NOTE: What is a plug-in? Why use it? Why not use them?
Exhibit Building
911 Archive
Hurricane Digital Memory Bank
Bracero Archive

Cleveland Historical & Salt River Stories
Battersea Archive
The Peacock Room
Digital Dos Passos

Omeka Showcase

WordPress
Wonders & Marvels
Rust Belt Chic

Commons in a Box
Project Hieroglyph

Digital Humanities Press
Going to the Show
Mapping the Long Women’s Movement

Channelize your Project
Backstory
Tumblr
Backstory
F
acebook, Twitter, etc.

Other solutions:
YouTube
Soundcloud
Open Street Maps or Stamen Terrain
Stamen Terrain + Neatline in Baltimore
Ushahidi
HistoryPin

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