Mobile Apps

CPHDH specializes in mobile apps that foster digital storytelling. Building upon our award-winning Cleveland Historical website and app, we developed Curatescape, a low-cost, open-source mobile framework for publishing location-based humanities content that is available for licensing. To date more than 30 organizations worldwide have adopted Curatescape.

Public History & Humanities

The Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University Department of History develops state-of-the-art public humanities projects and resources rooted in scholarly disciplines in concert with university and K-12 educators and students, libraries, museums and cultural institutions, and neighborhood organizations.

Oral History

The Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection consists of over 1,100 audio interviews. Students, educators and researchers from throughout Northeast Ohio regularly contribute to the collection, which features a breadth of topics through interviews that cover a broad cross-section of the community. Cleveland Voices showcases highlights of this collection.
From The Blog

Reflecting on the Curating East Africa Project

Mobile Phone Kiosk at Kisumu Municipal Market

December 31, 2018, marked the close of “Curating East Africa: A Platform and Process for Location-based Storytelling in the Developing World,” which was funded by an NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant. The project white paper is now available. “Curating East Africa” resulted in the development of a beta of the WP Curatescape plugin, which permits […]