In September 2015, we launched the O Say Can You See: Early Washington D.C., Law & Family website (OSCYS) [http://earlywashingtondc.org].  The site had an interactive network component, where users could easily see how a petitioner not only had relationships to attorneys and defendants, but to a web of family members and social connections involved in…

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(This blog post is a companion to the Digital Humanities 2018 Conference presentation titled “Legacy No Longer: Designing Sustainable Systems for Website Development” co-authored by Jessica Dussault and Greg Tunink) View Slides | Ver en español a través de Google Translate The Problem The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University…

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Nebraska Newspapers Since 2007, the CDRH has been cultivating our web-based time machine, Nebraska Newspapers, in partnership with the Library of Congress’s National Digital Newspapers Program (NDNP) and funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). At time of writing, we currently have published 45 newspapers with full text and high resolution…

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[This post is also available on the Day of DH’s blog] Hello!  My name is Jessica Dussault and I am a programmer at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).  Let me tell you a little about my Day of DH 2017 which was, if you can tell from…

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[Originally posted by Karin Dalziel, Jessica Dussault, Greg Tunink, Laura Weakly, Brian Pytlik Zillig, January 5, 2017 on Github Pages] In early 2016, Brian Pytlik Zillig ran the Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition P4 TEI XML files through his transformation tool Abbot to migrate the documents from P4 to the current P5 standard.…

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[Originally posted by Karin Dalziel, Jessica Dussault, Greg Tunink, Laura Weakly, Brian Pytlik Zillig, January 5, 2017 on Github Pages] The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, in collaboration with the University of Nebraska Press, has recently redesigned and relaunched the award-winning Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. This relaunch keeps all of…

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