Category Archives: Collaboration

Talking Xerte at Lincoln

A few weeks ago we heard that we’d been successful in getting some project funding from the Centre for Educational Research and Development as part of their Fund for Educational Development. The project will involve sharing our experiences of using Xerte in History with colleagues … Continue reading

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Dr Mark Horowitz visits the University of Lincoln to talk about Making Digital History

We were lucky enough to have Dr Mark Horowitz from the University of Illinois, Chicago visit us last week (22nd and 23rd October 2013) to give three presentations to History students at the University of Lincoln; partly funded by the … Continue reading

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Curate history (and your other interests…) on the web – part 2

In an earlier post I talked about Scoop.it, a site for bringing together content from different websites (blogs, YouTube, regular webpages, RSS feeds) and ‘curating’ it. Over the past few days I’ve been playing around with a similar service called … Continue reading

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Scoop.it! – curate history on the web

Scoop.it! is a platform that allows you to collect websites, especially social media websites, in one place and save/ share them. It also helps you to find relevant information and is easily searchable.I’ve had a bit of a play with … Continue reading

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Making Digital History’s weekly links (weekly)

ThingLink ThingLink is an excellent way of creating and sharing rich images (i.e. images marked up with links, videos, comments and other interactive features). ThingLink helps you to tell stories with and about pictures. These can be shared with friends … Continue reading

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