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JMP Spring Update

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2008 @ 5:27 am in 471C3, James Monroe Papers | Comments Off on JMP Spring Update

Well it is finally Spring and Easter is this weekend, where has the time gone…  We only have several weeks left in this semester, and there is still a great deal of work to do. The official JMP Website is nearly there.  Outstanding items are: Three booklets listed under Recommended Reading move to Publication section. […]

Update to James Monroe Project for Week of 3/03/08

Posted: Monday, March 3rd, 2008 @ 7:20 am in 471C3, James Monroe Papers | Comments Off on Update to James Monroe Project for Week of 3/03/08

Well…since my last post the group met with Dr. Stanton for a tutorial in scanning.  I’ve scanned both for the park service (from hardcopy) and for the library (from microfilm), but the machine at UMW is far superior.  The microfilm covering the period of time that Monroe served as minister of France has over 400 […]

Monroe Project Update for Week Beginning 2-18-08

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 @ 2:06 pm in 471C3, James Monroe Papers | Comments Off on Monroe Project Update for Week Beginning 2-18-08

Meeting with Jerry on 2/18-Contribute tutorial-Kelly will construct and input all data on the official website. Meeting with Prof. Preston on Tuesday to discuss content and format of the official website.  Kelly was able to get a skeleton in place for his review. Completed homepage image-sent to Kelly JM Group meeting cancelled on Wednesday. Project […]

JMPW Contract Update and Other Outstanding Items

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2008 @ 1:08 pm in 471C3, Digital History, James Monroe Papers | 2 Comments »

Well it is the end of week 4, and the clouds are starting to dissipate.  Got through the initial draft of the contract on Wednesday Thursday the group started their review and provided comments.  The contract is helping to illuminate areas of confusion and is serving as a tool to organize our efforts.  Andrea emailed Jerry to […]

James Monroe Paper Website Contract

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 @ 1:44 pm in 471C3, Digital History, James Monroe Papers | Comments Off on James Monroe Paper Website Contract

Finished preliminary draft of contract for website, which included all Dr. Preston’s specifications, and posted it on google docs for the rest of the group to review.  I’m not sure how to submit milestones.  I’m thinking that the timeline might be a good way of presenting it, but it depends on whether we can acclimate […]

James Monroe Paper Update for week of Feb. 4, 2008

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 @ 10:51 am in 471C3, Digital History, James Monroe Papers | Comments Off on James Monroe Paper Update for week of Feb. 4, 2008

Patrick and Jerry conducted class today and covered some additional options in Omeka and google documents.  I spoke to Patrick before class expressing the problems that I was experiencing with some of the timelines that I had been experimenting with; namely, the date criteria required completion of the date in the form of mm/dd/yyyy, and […]

JM Papers Update

Posted: Saturday, February 2nd, 2008 @ 4:55 pm in 471C3, James Monroe Papers | 2 Comments »

The group got together this week and began discussing the tools, and the application to our project.  At this point I can visualize using WordPress to accommodate the parent page (I hope that is the right term) with Omeka supporting it.  I’ve looked at several different timelines, but I think the group needs to discuss […]

Emily Chang – Timeline

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2008 @ 10:50 pm in Digital History, James Monroe Papers | Comments Off on Emily Chang – Timeline

Wow… 108 pages to browse.  After browsing through six or seven pages, I opted to search for a tool related to timelines. Our group is responsible for developing the James Monroe Papers Website, which requires that we create an electronically-linked timeline of Monroe’s life and family.  I viewed several of the sample timelines to determine the […]

James Monroe Papers Website

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2008 @ 8:01 pm in Digital History, James Monroe Papers | Comments Off on James Monroe Papers Website

Well…this is an attempt at posting to my blog.  Our group, namely those working on the James Monroe Papers Website, met in class the other day to discuss the project.  Our first task was to survey other digital history websites to determine what we like and what we do not like.  Talya has already created […]

 
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