Week 1: Introduction


  • Digital Experiments Working Group Interest Meeting/Happy Hour. Thursday, September 4 at 6:00 pm Location: Village Pisco, 45 W. 8th St. Digital Experiments is a graduate-student working group dedicated to developing interdisciplinary collaborative projects. Participants have presented work from the group at conferences such as the MLA Convention and the Digital Humanities Summer Institute and published articles in Literary and Linguistic Computing.



  1. Create a wikidot account at: http://www.wikidot.com/
  2. Navigate to the class wiki: http://creatingdigitalhistory.wikidot.com/
  3. In the upper right— click Join site
  4. Enter password (provided in class and on NYU Classes course site)
  5. Create your sample student page by clicking your name on student drop down menu. cut and paste the text below for a template for the page.

Greenwich Village History Blog


Digital Archive

Describe the general theme of your digital archive here.

Web Exhibit


  1. You should have received an invitation to join the blog today via your NYU email.
  2. If you have a WordPress.com account, you can click through the invitation and accept; you will be an author on the blog.
  3. If you do not have a WordPress.com account, you will need to create one. Once you have logged in, you can click through the invitation to join.
  4. If you want to use another e-mail address, let me know and I'll resend the invitation.
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