Blogs + Podcasts

Many CHNM staff members maintain blogs related to digital history, teaching, museums, web technologies, and other topics of interest to digital historians.

  • Sheila Brennan – Looks at the online museum world and history resources,
    with detours into discussions about life in Texas and dissertation work.
  • Jeremy BoggsClioweb, thoughts on how historians can use the electronic form as a tool for academic and educational expression.
  • Dan CohenDan Cohen, covers the digital humanities, the world of Google and search technologies, and programming and software for academics.
  • Amanda French – Professional site of Amanda L. French, Ph.D. – digital humanities teaching, training, research, writing, unconference organizing, and web development.
  • Lee Ann GhajarThe Digital Dissertation, a conceptual beta.
  • Mills KellyEdwired, a blog devoted to the teaching and learning of history online.
  • Sharon LeonBracket, postings on history, religion, science and occasional cultural topics.
  • Mike O’MalleyThe Aporetic, obser­va­tions about his­tory, music and music mak­ing, the forms and modes of aca­d­e­mic and semi-academic pub­lish­ing, and rethink­ing the pro­fes­sion.
  • Chris Raymond – Chris Raymond, PhD, is a designer, craft artist, and writer. She blogs about interesting and inspirational examples of print and web design at, and about the creative process at
  • Scheinfeldt” href=”” target=”_blank”>Tom Scheinfeldt – Found History, chronicling the myriad ways and places non-professionals do history—sometimes without even knowing it.
  • Ammon ShepherdHistorical Webber, finding things of historical interest on the web and chronicling my adventures through a PhD in History at GMU.
  • Sean Takats -The Quintessence of Ham, blogging about food and history and the history of food.


  • – A biweekly discussion of how digital media and technology are affecting learning, teaching, and scholarship at colleges, universities, libraries, and museums
  • – The Mozilla Digital Memory Bank collects and permanently preserves digital texts, images, audio, video, personal narratives, and oral histories related to Mozilla, its products, and its community of developers, testers, and users.
  • Voices From The Storm – features “Voices from the Storm”, short podcasts of online stories contributed to the archive. Mills Kelly and Sheila Brennan will read new stories each week until the end of September.
  • – An occasional dialogue with historians and history lovers about their interests, their ideas, and their lives in history.

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