From the In Case You Missed It column of the May 2012 issue of Perspectives on History
In Case You Missed It . . .
The AHA's social media spaces (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) feature the latest news in the history profession. Join thousands of followers to stay up-to-date, and share your thoughts, on wide variety of history topics. But, just in case you've missed it, here are some of the AHA's latest blog posts, Facebook updates, tweets, and LinkedIn discussions:
"The Difficulty of Citing Tweets"
How do you cite a tweet? What challenges will you face? This article examines these questions.
"History Blueprint: New Website for History Education"
History Blueprint is a new history teaching web site that currently offers one curriculum unit (on the Civil War) and three prototypes of teaching tools.
"This Week in Futurism: Finding the Historian in the Next Archive, Museum, and Library"
Learn how museum professionals and archivists are thinking about the future.
"100 Years of Cherry Blossoms"
Describes the 100-year history of cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.
Testifying for Humanities Funding. The AHA Facebook page features a photo album of pictures from AHA Executive Director Jim Grossman's testimony, on March 22, 2012, before the House Committee on Appropriations' Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies to advocate for the humanities and NEH funding.
"It isn't too late to get the Eisenhower memorial right," writes Richard H. Driehaus, responding to recent controversy.
—Compiled by Elisabeth Grant,
AHA web editor
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