On Campus Resources for Digital Humanities Work
Digital Scholarship Commons
Located in David Kirk Media Center, McHenry Library, Ground Floor
This new space is equipped with workstations that enable mapping, 3D modeling, digitization, statistical analysis, digital exhibit building, text analysis, and big data visualization. Learn more about the software available on new workstations >
The Digital Commons supports scholarly and academic activities conducted or enhanced through the use of digital technology by:
- Providing technology, infrastructure, and tools that support digital scholarly activity
- Incubating new digital projects with community members
- Serving as a hub for digital activity to connect researchers, instructors, and students with available services on campus
- Hosting events and workshops that invite and showcase new modes of scholarly production in a broad range of fields
- Engaging in research and development work on tools and technologies that support our projects and contribute to the broader understanding of digital scholarship and scholarly communication
- Learn more about our services >
Digital Commons Open Consultation Hours
The Digital Commons in McHenry Library will be staffed for DROP-IN HOURS on Tuesdays, 2 – 4 pm. Bring your project ideas and research questions.
Center for Integrative Spatial Research | ISB 450
CISR is focused on integrating state-of-of-the-art spatial technology and methods (geographic information systems, global positioning systems, remote sensing, spatial modeling/statistics) with pressing interdisciplinary research and fostering cross-domain cooperation in the application of these tools.
CISR manages both a research and teaching facility specializing in state-of-the-art spatial technology, software applications, and data. The Center also includes hardware and software for image processing and geospatial analysis, as well as a wide array of ancillary and supporting equipment.
Center for Statistical Analysis in the Social Sciences | First floor of Social Sciences 2
CSASS provides statistical and methodological support to the research missions of all departments within the Division of Social Sciences by providing free statistical consulting and quantitative training workshops.
A new Center of Excellence in Data Science Research will develop new foundational research in data-driven discovery and decision making and provide a forum for researchers in industry and academia to exchange ideas and develop practical solutions to data science challenges.
Resources for using technology on campus. Look here for Instructional and Research Support services. You can also find Best Practices for Accessibility, Fair Use, and IRB.
Scholarship in the field of Digital Humanities:
- Matthew K Gold, Debates in the Digital Humanities (Minneapolis: Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2012).
- Lisa Spiro, “Getting Started in Digital Humanities,” Journal of Digital Humanities 1.1 2011.
- Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunefeld, Todd Presner and Jeffrey Schnapp, Digital_Humanities (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012). (And, it’s companion A Short Guide to the Digital_Humanities).
- Digital Humanities Journals
- DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly
- Digital Studies / Le champ numérique (DS/CN)
- DSH (Formerly known as LLC (Literary & Linguistic Computing))
- Digital Literary Studies
- The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
- Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative
- Journal of Digital Humanities
- DHCommons journal
- Journal of Digital and Media Literacy
Additional Resources for Getting Started:
- Sign up for Mailing Lists to learn about what’s going on in the field:
- International Professional Organization for Digital Humanities | Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO)
- Follow or actively engage with a number of Digital Humanities Communities | HASTAC.org
- A growing resource of Digital Tools | Digital Research Tools (Dirt)
- A community Q&A board sponsored by the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) and the Chronicle of Higher Education’s ProfHacker | Digital Humanities Q&A
- Miriam Posner’s How did they Make that? blog post and video break down the mystery of building a digital project | Blog Post and Video
- A collection of tutorials for DH Beginners | DH Tools for Beginners
- An interactive guide to DH with explanations of the field, links to sample projects, information about the DH world/scholarly community, and tools | The CUNY Digital Humanities Resource Guide
- The Roy Rosenzweig CHNM at George Mason creates and maintains tools that humanists can integrate into all aspects of their scholarly work. The website also contains examples of Digital Humanities projects | Center for History & New Media