Digital Harrisburg Team-Sarah

I’m Sarah. I’m a Public History major with a minor in religion and I have been working for Digital Harrisburg for a little over a year now. For the majority of my time here, I’ve been working with ArcGIS. GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is used to add data and display it spatially, usually on maps. … Continue reading Digital Harrisburg Team-Sarah

WordPress, Zotero, and Harrisburg – Oh My!

As a junior history and English major at Messiah College I enrolled in Dr. Pettegrew’s “Digital History” course in order to fulfill a requirement for my public history concentration. I officially decided to add this concentration and a public relations minor, after my recent internship experience. This summer, I had the privilege of participating in the Pennsylvania Historical … Continue reading WordPress, Zotero, and Harrisburg – Oh My!

Digitizing Harrisburg circa 1901

In early January, students in Harrisburg University’s Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) class were notified of the course requirement for a semester long applied GIS project. This course builds on the freshman year Introduction to GIS class and encourages students to explore unique and practical ways to apply GIS technology. Students at this level in … Continue reading Digitizing Harrisburg circa 1901