SPEC Kit 326: Digital Humanities  · 129
Emory University
Lynchings Draft Project Charter
DRAFT PROJECT CHARTER
PROJECT NAME
Lynchings in Georgia (1875–1930)
PROJECT OBJECTIVE
To develop and deploy an online resource documenting lynchings in Georgia
AUDIENCE
Scholars, public, schools, educators
TEAM MEMBER ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Project Manager
Arranges meetings, ensures good communication and adherence to timelines,
keeps track of progress, removes roadblocks
Senior Software Engineer
Helps to build and implement the software
Digital Humanities Consultant.
Help conceptualize possibilities for the resource. Brainstormer!
Project Initiator
Stays involved in the development process, lends scholarly vision to project.
Scholarly Contributor
Contributes to the discussion about how the resource is organized, presented,
and contextualized.
Manager, Software Engineering Team
Helps identify the technical scope of the project. Helps form high-level technical
strategy for implementing the project. Work with the software engineers to ensure
on-time and in-scope delivery. Addresses technical roadblocks.
Lead Developer
Works to implement technical aspects of the project.
Librarian Consultant
Advises on copyright, metadata, usability, and searchability. Advises on southern
history.
TIMING AND CONSTRAINTS
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