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  • Department of Digital Humanities: the application of digital technology to humanities disciplines a reflection upon the impact of digital media upon humanity > 50 academics & researchers ~ £2 million research income per annum 5+ million digital objects in 107+projects 200+ million hits over the last 5 years www.kcl.ac.uk/ddh/
  • Digital Humanities is about Collaboration . Literary/linguistic English History Art History Music Theatre studies Information management Digital library and archives
  • Uploaded every day: 300m Tweets, 250m Facebook photo's & 8 person years worth of content on Youtube!
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp4y-_VoXdA Digital Humanities methods for historical analysis of Irish Immigrants in 19th Century London, England
  • www.kdcs.kcl.ac.uk/innovation/inspiring.html
  • Effective, efficient and world leading
  • Digitising the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Digitising the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Spectral Classification Use of complete spectrum separates ink, parchment, backing and background
  • Discovering Annotating Comparing Referring Sampling Illustrating Representing What we do with digital stuff From John Unsworth’s Scholarly Primitives
  • Bringing collections out of the dark
  • http://www.kdcs.kcl.ac.uk/innovation/impact.html Measuring the Impact of Digitized Resources: The Balanced Value Impact Model