Digging into the data: UNL leads international research in railroad history

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January 8, 2010 - 6:00pm

By the end of the 1800's, railroads connected the world. Now, the University of Nebraska is becoming a center for studying railroads with the support of a major international grant. Historian Dr. William Thomas is leading the project called Digging into Data. He and a group of UNL Historians, Computer Scientists, and Geographers will use the latest research techniques called Digital History. He explains a few of the details in an interview with NET Radio's Jerry Johnston

Click here to go to the railroad history site at UNL.



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