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DH In the Archives


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A quick look at digital humanities principles for the Northern Bridge Winter School 2015

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DH In the Archives

  1. 1. DH in the Archives Northern BridgeWinter School 2015
  2. 2. What DH is ‣ DH imagines new forms and methods of knowledge creation ‣ Humanistic scholarship presented in digital forms ‣ Humanistic scholarship enabled by digital methods and tools ‣ Humanistic scholarship about digital technology and culture ‣ Humanistic scholarship building and experimenting with digital technology ‣ Humanistic scholarship critical of its own digital-ness Josh Honn
  3. 3. What DH Shouldn’t Be ‣ Tools and Methods shouldn’t lead; ‣ Traditional practice s the choice of technologies; ‣ Offers an affordance but shouldn’t overly determine motivation or approach.
  4. 4. Collaboration + Engagement
  5. 5. Digital Humanities Celebrates Itself ;-) ‣ Get your own vote in - Explore the Ecosystem
  6. 6. DH Awards 2014 ‣ Best Use of DH for Fun ‣ Best DH DataVisualization ‣ Best Exploration of DH Failure ‣ Best DH Blog Post or Series of Posts ‣ Best Use DH Public Engagement ‣ Best DH tool or Suite of Tools
  7. 7. DH Titles from DH2014 Lausanne
  8. 8. Where Does DH Happen? From: Melissa Terras:
  9. 9. What is DH Doing? ‣ Digitisation ‣ Structuring ‣ Encoding ‣ Visualising ‣ Analysing ‣ Mining ‣ Networks ‣ Spatial ‣ Temporal ‣ Textual ‣ Image ‣ Curation ‣ User Interface
  10. 10. Data Driven Research - Analysis and Visualisation
  11. 11. Image
  12. 12. Yale Photogrammar
  13. 13. Cool Tools from the RRCNMH Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use application to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. Designed for cultural institutions, enthusiasts, and educators, Omeka is a platform for publishing online collections and exhibitions. is a hosted service for your own Omeka collections, research, exhibits, and digital projects. Short for “The Humanities and Technology Camp," THATCamp is a BarCamp- style, user-generated “unconference” on digital humanities. Scripto is a free, open source tool that enables community transcriptions of document and multimedia files. PressForward pioneers new methods to capture and highlight orphaned or underappreciated scholarship and share it with dh across the web. Scholarpress
 Manage your class, publish research, or collaborate on a conference presentation with this hub for scholarly & educational plugins Anthologize is a free, open-source, plugin that transforms WordPress into a platform for publishing electronic texts. Survey Builder
 Build online surveys that are especially applicable to oral histories. Timeline Builder CHNM Labs: Easily create and manage a timeline of historical events for your website. Serendip-o-matic connects your sources to digital materials located in libraries, museums, and archives around the world. Web Scrapbook Store all kinds of media items — URLs, images, text, and movies — & collaborate thru the CHNM online scrapbook.
  14. 14. ThankYou