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Why the Digital Humanities?
Digital Humanities (DH) is the intersectionality of computer science and the humanities. Utilizing skills from both disciplines has began an innovative movement to create forward thinking scholarship.
To see the many ways DH can be defined; read and refresh on http://whatisdigitalhumanities.com/.
A guide from Northwestern that covers projects, tools, resources, funding, and more.
How did they make that?
A blog post by Miriam Posner that examines a set of DH projects and the tools/skills used to make them.
Digital Humanities Now
Digital Humanities Now (also known as DHNow) is an experimental, edited publication that highlights and distributes informally published digital humanities scholarship and resources from the open web.
Digital Humanities Quarterly
An open-access, peer-reviewed, digital journal covering all aspects of digital media in the humanities.
dh+lib provided a communal space where librarians, archivists, LIS graduate students, and information specialists of all stripes can contribute to a conversation about digital humanities and libraries.
Digital Humanities Questions and Answers
A community-based Q&A board for digital humanities questions that need (just a little) more than 140 character answers.
The Historian's Macroscope
While the book is aimed at humanities scholars, the text provides a great introduction to the history and context of digital humanities and provides excellent discussion of concepts and tools. The authors also provide a free, open version of the original text.
Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists
A text oriented towards subject specialists, but provides plentiful case studies of DH in action at institutions and may be applicable to any librarian looking to build relationships around or start work with DH at their institution. ACRL provides an open access version of this publication.
Start Your Own Project
THATCamp, The Humanities and Technology Camp, is an open, inexpensive meeting where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together in sessions proposed on the spot.
DHCommons is an online hub focused on matching digital humanities projects seeking assistance with scholars interested in project collaboration.
The Programming Historian
The Programming Historian offers novice-friendly, peer-reviewed tutorials that help humanists learn a wide range of digital tools, techniques, and workflows to facilitate their research.
Find the Right Tool
DiRT Directory: Digital Research Tools
The DiRT Directory is a registry of digital research tools for scholarly use. Find tools based on what you need to accomplish or what type of data you have. Refine your search using facets (platform, cost, license, etc.).
Digital Humanities Tools
A list compiled by the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative.
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