Welcome Public Historians! Please Introduce Yourselves.

Are you a public historian, employed at a museum or archive or government office? Are you using digital technologies to help yo do your work and reach the public? Or are you “digital curious?”

One of our break-out sessions will be about Public History at the Digital Frontier. Our hope is to create a discussion where public historians can share their ideas, questions, and tips. It all starts here–so please tell us about yourself in the comments. I’ll go first!

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One Response to Welcome Public Historians! Please Introduce Yourselves.

  1. larrycebula says:

    My name is Larry Cebula. I am Assistant Digital Archivist at the Washington State Archives and also an Associate Professor of History at Eastern Washington University, where I direct our Public History program. I blog about regional, public, and digital history at Northwest History. Sometimes I tweet. My most immediate goal is to learn how to embed hyperlinks in the comments here.

    As someone who trains public historians, I hope to learn at our session what kinds of technical questions and digital skills employers are looking for in a new hire. I am also eager to meet digital archivists and people with interesting digital projects.

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