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Faculty Research Collection

This guide lists materials pertaining to the research process. Included is everything from research methods, data management, research reporting, etc.

Digital Humanities Books 




Other Digital Humanities Resources 


Digital Research Tools (DiRT) Directory

"The DiRT Directory is a registry of digital research tools for scholarly use. DiRT makes it easy for digital humanists and others conducting digital research to find and compare resources ranging from content management systems to music OCR, statistical analysis packages to mindmapping software."


The Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative has a broad list of DH tools for various types of applications such as data cleaning, wireframing, timeline tools, mapping tools and network analysis, among others.


Digital Humanities: Tools and Resource Recommendations.  

MIT Libraries

George Mason University List of Tools


Digital Humanities Training Materials

UCLA Intro to DH Online Coursebook


“Based on the Introduction to Digital Humanities (DH101) course at UCLA, taught by Johanna Drucker (with David Kim) in 2011 and 2012, this online coursebook (and related collection of resources) is meant to provide introductory materials to digital approaches relevant to a wide range of disciplines. 

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TEI by Example 

TEI By Example offers a series of freely available online tutorials walking individuals through the different stages in marking up a document in TEI (Text Encoding Initiative). Besides a general introduction to text encoding, step-by-step tutorial modules provide example-based introductions to eight different aspects of electronic text markup for the humanities.

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Digital Humanities Data Curration Guide

“This is the first stop on your way to mastering the essentials of data curation for the humanities. The Guide offers concise, expert introductions to key topics, including annotated links to important standards, articles, projects, and other resources.”

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The Programming Historian Lessons

“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.”

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Digital Humanities: Training

MIT Libraries provide links to an array of training.  Some are free online materials, others are offered by institutes that you might register for. 


UVic Libraries Digital Scholarship Commons – Creative Commons Licensed Workshop Curriculum

Site was “built to respond to the growing demand for digital humanities training in that area but also as an online repository of training materials, lectures, exemplars, and links that offer best practices to beginner, intermediate, and advanced digital humanists.”


Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) (University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada).  

The Digital Humanities Summer Institute is an ETCL-led pedagogical partnership of some 30 institutions and academic organizations plus an expanding international training network. DHSI provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach.


Professional Organizations and Communities


The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO)

An umbrella organization that coordinates the activities of three digital humanities-related organizations: the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC), the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) and the Society for Digital Humanities/Société pour l'étude des médias interactifs.

Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN)

CSDH/SCHN brings together humanists who are engaged in digital and computer-assisted research, teaching, and creation. The society fosters work in the digital humanities in Canada's two official languages.


The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp)

A nationwide "unconference" series that is a great place to get to know digital humanists and to learn about new technologies and projects.

The Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC)

An interdisciplinary scholarly network that organizes conferences and other community building events for digital humanists.



A social networking site where digital humanists can connect and collaborate on projects.  Includes a Blog and links to the KU Leuven Library DH Commons 

Modern Language Association (MLA) Guidelines for Evaluating Work in Digital Humanities and Digital Media


Canadian DH Centres