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This Museums Next blog post discusses museum neutrality and whether or not museums and cultural institutions should remain neutral on current social and political issues as organizations that serve the public.

Digital History, written by Daniel J. Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig. provides an introduction to the web intended for historians, teachers, students, museum professionals, and anyone who wishes to create an online historical work. The book surveys the…

Doing Digital History is a digital project designed to educate scholars and the public about the field of digital history. The project contains interviews with scholars about digital history projects, presentations and essays, syllabi and student…

The #DLFteach toolkits is an openly available and peer reviewed set of lesson plans for digital pedagogy. Lesson plans include goals, preparation, and session outlines, for a variety of topics including digital exhibits & archives, text analysis and…

The Programming Historian website features peer-reviewed tutorials for a variety of digital tools, techniques, and workflows. Lessons include data management, data manipulation, web scraping, digital publishing, machine learning, as well as…

The Material Culture blog post, written by Professor Rebecca Shrum, details what constitutes material culture, how historians employ material culture studies, and how to analyze material culture, with examples.

Leonie Hannan and Sarah Longair's book, History Through Material Culture, serves as a guide for analyzing objects and how it informs historical practice. The book encourages the use of objects as historical sources by highlighting the research…

This MuseumsNext blog post, written by Catriona Wilson, explores what museum curation looks like in the United States and Europe, specialized degrees and required trainings, what constitutes "entry level" positions, while providing transparency about…

This blog post, posted by When You Work at a Museum, serves as a crowd-sourced advice column for emerging museum professionals looking to learn more about the intricacies of the profession,
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