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The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is a multi-disciplinary team that develops online teaching resources, digital collections and exhibits, open-source software, and training in digital literacy and skills.

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Upcoming RRCHNM Events

01/06/2018: RRCHNM @ American Historical Association Annual Meeting

There are four sessions involving RRCHNM on the program at the 132nd Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in Washington DC: (1) Teaching Hidden History: Learning by Developing Digital Modules (Saturday, 1/6/2018, 1.30PM-3.00PM) Kelly Schrum & Nate Sleeter (2) Arguing with Digital History: A Roundtable on Using Digital History to Make Arguments for Academic Audiences (Saturday, 1/6/2018, 1.30PM-3.00PM) Stephen Robertson & Lincoln Mullen      * The white paper to be discussed in this session can be found here (3) Diplomacy in Action: Diplomacy Simulations in the Classroom (Sunday, 1/7/2018, 9.00AM-10.30AM) Gwen White (4) Understanding Sacrifice: A Lens for Studying WW2 through Art, Science, Literature & History (Sunday, 1/7/2018, 12.30PM-4.00PM) Jennifer Rosenfeld & Christopher Hamner Also, on Friday, 1/5/2018, from 11.30AM-2.30PM, you can also find an RRCHNM table in the Affiliated Societies Display, in the atrium outside the exhibit hall in the Marriott Wardman Park. See all events

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Mapping the First Decade of Congressional Elections

Districts flip, party affiliations change, and populations and geographies shift. These and other changes are visible in Mapping Early American Election‘s first release of over 70 maps visualizing county voting returns by state from the first five U.S. Congressional elections. The project will regularly release additional Congressional maps through the nineteenth Congress in early 2018. […]

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Featured Project

Omeka

Omeka is a next-generation web publishing platform for museums, historical societies, scholars, enthusiasts, and educators. Omeka provides cultural institutions and individuals with easy-to-use software for publishing collections and creating attractive, standards-based, interoperable online exhibits. Free and open-source, Omeka is designed to satisfy the needs of institutions that lack technical staffs and large budgets. Bringing Web […]

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Each year, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media’s many project websites receive over 16 million visitors, and more than a million people rely on its digital tools to teach, learn, and conduct research. Donations help us sustain these resources.

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