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Public and Digital History

A guide for teaching and advising students on public, digital, and oral history projects.


Who Should Use This Guide?

Advising a public history senior thesis? Looking to integrate a digital or oral history project into your new course? Designed for faculty (or anyone curious), this guide offers quick-start readings, best practices, and lots of examples and suggestions.

Questions for Reflection:

  • What are the advantages of doing public/digital history? Why might my students find it compelling?

  • What are the potential obstacles I see to doing public/digital history?