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About Digital Humanities

"Digital Humanities interprets the cultural and social impact of new media and information technologies—the fundamental components of the new information age—as well as creates and applies these technologies to answer cultural, social, historical, and philological questions, both those traditionally conceived and those only enabled by new technologies."


Source: UCLA Center for Digital Humanities

DHCommons journal

DHCommons attempts to meet a long-standing but growing need in the DH community for robust peer review of in progress—that is, beyond the planning stages—but still developing projects. The most ambitious aim of DHCommons is to make visible the important, developmental work that often goes unseen in the midst of a DH project and to help DH scholars claim departmental, disciplinary, and institutional credit for that labor.

The CUNY Digital Humanities Resource Guide

Useful Links

Day of Digital Humanities

A Day of the Life of the Digital Humanities is an event where digital humanists from around the world document what they do. The most rencent one was held May 19, 2015. You can read the blogs, and  see how participants define Digital Humanities.

Follow on Twitter: @dayofdh OR #dayofdh

centerNet

NEH Office of Digital Humanities

The website of the National Endowment for the Humanities' Office of Digital Humanities provides news of projects, grants, institutes and work in the field.

Digital Humanities Now

"Digital Humanities Now aggregates and selects material from our list of subscribed feeds, drawing from hundreds of venues where high-quality digital humanities scholarship is likely to appear, including the personal websites of scholars, institutional sites, blogs, and other feeds. We also seek to discover new material by monitoring Twitter and other social media for stories discussed by the community, and by continuously scanning the broader web through generalized and specialized search engines. Scholarship—in whatever form—that drives the field of digital humanities field forward is highlighted in the Editors’ Choice column. In addition to these Editors' Choice pieces, Digital Humanities Now also aggregates news items of interest to the field, such as jobs, calls for papers, conference and funding announcements, reports, and recently-released resources. You can find a complete archive of every News and Editors' Choice item ever published by DHNow in our index. "

Defining the Digital Humanities at Columbia University

"Digital humanities scholars are a diverse group whose work is the result of cross-pollination among humanities scholarship, computer science, and digital media. Many well-known digital humanities projects apply tools borrowed from computer science—such as data-mining or geographic information systems—to works of literature, historical documents, and other materials traditionally in the domain of the humanities. "