Building a blog with Drupal

When I decided to create this website the first question that came up was: which CMS will I use? I built a previous version with Wordpress which is pretty much ideal for a blog-oriented website. But as it happens I built several websites with Drupal already and I currently work as a web developer using Drupal Commons to create a major new website relating to Dutch history.

Building an Online Community for Historians in The Netherlands

At the recent National Council on Public History annual meeting in Milwaukee I participated in a working group called Public History Online: Using the Web to Collaborate and Share. The goal of the working group was to "discuss how we can build more democratic and sustainable cultural institutions using digital technology and the web". Visit the blog to read the reflections of all participants. Below is the piece that I wrote on my project (with a big thanks to my colleagues at the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands who commented on various drafts). 

By the way, be sure to check the new International Federation for Public History



Building an Online Community for Historians in The Netherlands


New version of European History Primary Sources

Recently, the new version of European History Primary Sources (EHPS) was launched. EHPS is an index of scholarly digital repositories that contain primary sources for the history of Europe. Hundreds of digital libraries, archives and born-digital sources are described and tagged by country, language, period, subject and type of source. 

For more information visit EHPS here.



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