Getting Started with Digital Projects

1)Read about it

DH Questions and Answers

DHCommons - "DH Commons is a hub for people and organizations to find projects to work with, and for projects to find collaborators."

Debates in the Digital Humanities
Matthew K. Gold (Editor)
Defining, theorizing, critiquing, practicing, teaching the digital humanities and envisioning the future....

A Companion to Digital Humanities
ed. Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, John Unsworth
Introductory essays about digital humanities from scholars.

Digital History: A Guide to Gathering Preserving and Presenting the Past on the Web
Daniel Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig
"This book provides a plainspoken and thorough introduction to the web for historians—teachers and students, archivists and museum curators, professors as well as amateur enthusiasts—who wish to produce online historical work, or to build upon and improve the projects they have already started in this important new medium."

Digital Humanities Quarterly
"an open-access, peer-reviewed, digital journal covering all aspects of digital media in the humanities"

Digital Studies/Le champ numérique
"is a refereed academic journal serving as a formal arena for scholarly activity and as an academic resource for researchers in the digital humanities."

Evaluating Digital Scholarship
Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure Committees in Judging Digital Work

Recommendations for Digital Humanities Projects
University of Nebraska Lincoln Best Practices

Modern Language Association
Guidelines for Editors of Scholarly Editions

2) Decide on a project

DIRT -Digital Research Tools Wiki (DIRT)" 
"DiRT 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."

3) Get help

The Munday Library has the technical resources and expertise to help you with your digital projects. Contact:

Pongrácz Sennyey
Library Director

4) Stay current



Debates in the Digital Humanities 
"brings together leading figures in the field to explore its theories, methods, and practices and to clarify its multiple possibilities and tensions."

"The Humanities and Technology Camp is an open meeting where humanists & technologists learn & work together."

"Transformative Digital Humanities: Doing Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Sexuality and Class in DH"

"people on alternative academic career paths (that is, people with graduate training in the humanities and allied fields working beyond the professoriate)."

"Digital Humanities Summer Institute 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."

#geohumsig  digital humanists interested in geohumanities


Comprehensive list of scholars in digital humanities & editors of Digital Humanities



Digital Humanities Now

Texas Center for Digital Knowledge


Digital Frontiers

International Conference on the Preservation of Digital Knowledge

Personal Digital Archiving Conference

Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Digtial Humanites at Oxford Summer School 

Conference on the Preservation of Digital Objects

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