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Guide: What to Consider When Planning a Digital Project

When proceeding with a digital project, it seems that a lot of emphasis is generally placed on learning the ins and outs of using the tool or method. Certainly, understanding the technical aspects of tool or method is important. However, this is but one planning consideration among many.

Through a list of 11 questions, this post points to several additional critical, social, and historical considerations you might incorporate into planning your next digital project.

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Some of these suggestions come directly from a guide that was developed by the participants of the “Race, Social Justice and Digital Humanities” course at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) last summer. Other considerations were developed in conversation with the Deputy Director of Digital Intiatives at The Graduate Center, CUNY, Lisa Rhody, in preparation for a workshop comparing tools and methods for web-based projects.