This post finishes off the end of my trip to see the 2016 Ada Firemen’s Rodeo parade on October 22nd. I wanted to separate this last event because I feel that it emphasizes something I think is important for anyone to do. Always take the unexpected paths or opportunities, even if it takes you a… Continue reading Always Take Unexpected Opportunities
So we’re back at it again with the Ada Rodeo and continuing the story of my recent adventures. We pick up where we last found our valiant author, beginning to traverse her way around downtown Ada, Oklahoma… I’ve packed up my things and exited my vehicle parked across the street from the Ada library. It’s… Continue reading The Trip We’ve All Been Waiting For! – Part 2
I’m coming at you all with another book review, this time relating to the Ada rodeo only somewhat but still interesting none the less. I chose to read University of Oklahoma Bulletin, Early Oklahoma Newspapers: History and Description of Publications from Earliest Beginnings to 1889, by Grace Ernestine Ray, Instructor in Journalism, University of Oklahoma School… Continue reading “Early Oklahoma Newspapers”, another review
The National Endowment for the Humanities project I chose was about the Higher Education Video Game Alliance giving Dr. Mary Flanagan an Advancing Theory and Research Award. That’s quite a mouthful, but the reason I initially chose this one was because I was curious how video games could be connected to the humanities. I personally… Continue reading Metadata Games, you ready to play?
This post has been a long time coming, so I’ve decided to break it into a couple pieces, and I’m just going to dive right into it! A couple weeks ago Ada hosted their annual Firemen’s Rodeo! So I decided I really had to go since this was the epicenter of my project and it would… Continue reading The Trip We’ve All Been Waiting For! – Part 1
A little dip away from Ada for a moment to talk about online collections. In this case I am focusing on a website called ContentDM and how they display their online collections. To start off I want to say that I’m not a total fan of the way ContentDM is set up for a couple of… Continue reading Edward Stuhl Collection
When people talk about Wikipedia in an educational setting, they always start with something along the lines of “remember when you were told Wikipedia was evil? Remember not using it because it was possibly incorrect or bad for academics? Remember disliking Wikipedia?” I always think to myself “no” because, shocker, I never really paid attention… Continue reading Tulsa School of Arts and Sciences – My Alma Mater