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Tooling Up for Digital Humanities

Tooling Up for Digital Humanities
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eHumanities - Real Academia Holandesa de Artes y Ciencias Introduction to Digital Humanties | Concepts, Methods, and Tutorials for Students and Instructors William J Turkel|Going Digital If you are just getting started with online research, there are some things that are handy to know, and a few tools you might like to set up for yourself. Analog and digital. When I talk to my students about the difference between analog and digital representations, I use the example of two clocks. The first is the kind that has hour and minute hands, and perhaps one for seconds, too. The costs are different. You won’t be able to read everything. Assume that what you want is out there, and that you simply need to locate it. The first online tool you should master is the search engine. Links are the currency of the web. The web is not structured like a ball of spaghetti. Emphasis is shifting from a web of pages to a web of people. Ready to jump in? Customize a browser to make it more useful for research Work with citations Find repositories of digital sources on your topic Here are a few examples for various kinds of historical research. Capture some RSS feeds Discover some new tools

ProfHacker Many of us have favorite tools that suit our workflows well, helping us accomplish our tasks and keep track of needed bits of information. Below you’ll find a list of applications, services, and utilities that I use almost daily. Workflow. I know I know. Let’s backtrack a minute. A few weeks ago, coincidentally during Day of DH 2016, it was brought to my attention that Voyant, a web-based text analysis tool, had upgraded to Version 2.0. This has been a popular tool with ProfHackers (I’ve written about using it as has Brian), and the new version is a great improvement. a cleaner, crisper appearance better cross-platform and mobile device support (all tools in HTML5, no Flash or Java Applets) advanced search capabilities, including wil… My assignments are often inspired by things I learn about from my Personal Learning Network (PLN), and this particular assignment is inspired by several people. On March 30th, the American University in Cairo held its first Research Day.

» Getting Started in Digital Humanities Journal of Digital Humanities Lisa Spiro When I presented at the Great Lakes College Association’s New Directions workshop on digital humanities (DH) in October, I tried to answer the question “Why digital humanities?” But I discovered that an equally important question is “How do you do digital humanities?” Although participants seemed to be excited about the potential of digital humanities, some weren’t sure how to get started and where to go for support and training. Building on the slides I presented at the workshop, I’d like to offer some ideas for how a newcomer might get acquainted with the community and dive into digital humanities work. Determine what goals or questions motivate you As with any project, a research question, intellectual passion, or pedagogical goal should drive your work. Get acquainted with digital humanities Participate in the digital humanities community Attend a THATCamp. Stay informed Explore examples for inspiration and models To find projects, see, for example, Pursue training.

World Wide Web Foundation | The Web Index A Guide to Digital Humanities | Northwestern University DH|Towards a Rationale of Audio-Text Bauman 1975 Bauman, R. "Verbal Art as Performance." In American Anthropologist, New Series, 77, no. 2 (June 1975): 290-311. Bernstein 2011 Bernstein, C. Briet 2006 Briet, S. Bryant 2002 Bryant, J. Bryant 2011 Bryant, J. Buckland 1997 Buckland, M. Buzzetti and McGann 2006 Buzzetti, D. and McGann, J. Chaudhri 2009 Chaudhri, Talat. Clement Clement, T. Clement 2011 Clement, T. Clement 2014 Clement, T. Clement et al. 2014 Clement, T., Tcheng, D. Council on Library and Information Resources and The Library of Congress 2012 Council on Library and Information Resources and The Library of Congress. DeRose et al. 1990 DeRose, S. Drucker 2002 Drucker, J. Drucker and Rockwell 2003 "Introduction; Reflections on the Ivanhoe Game." Enrst 2012 Ernst, W. Enstrom 1993 Enstrom, D. Feinberg 2010 Feinberg, M. Floyd and Renear 2007 Floyd, I. and Renear, A. Frohmann 2004 Frohmann, B. Goldfarb 1981 Goldfarb, C.. Good 2006 Good, F. Johansson 1995 Johansson, S. Johansson et al. 1991a Johansson, S.

Writing History in the Digital Age What is the Spatial Turn? · Spatial Humanities What is a turn? Humanities scholars speak of a quantitative turn in history in the 1960s, a linguistic and cultural turn of the 1980s in history and literature, and even more recently an animal turn. Beyond the academy, to turn implies retrospection, a process of stopping in the road and glancing backwards at the way by which one has come. May the weary traveler turn from life's dusty road and in the wayside shade, out of this clear, cool fountain drink, and rest “Landscape turns” and “spatial turns” are referred to throughout the academic disciplines, often with reference to GIS and the neogeography revolution that puts mapping within the grasp of every high-school student. This essay documents the contributions of the university disciplines in the period from 1880 to 1960, a moment supremely fertile for academic discourse, when scholars in history, religion, and psychology reflected on our nature as beings situated in space. How did they make that? (Cross-posted on UCLA’s DH Bootcamp blog) Edit: Dot Porter made a Zotero collection for this post! Thanks, Dot! Many students tell me that in order to get started with digital humanities, they’d like to have some idea of what they might do and what technical skills they might need in order to do it. Here’s a set of digital humanities projects that might help you to get a handle on the kinds of tools and technologies available for you to use. I’ve tried to include a few different types of projects, but it’s hard to provide a really representative list. Here, I discuss: A Gallery of Primary Sources: Making the History of 1989 What it is A collection of primary sources related to the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe, accompanied by teaching materials and interpretive essays. What you’d need to know Get started A Digital Scholarly Edition: The Willa Cather Archive TEI by Example A Mapping Project: The Negro Travelers’ Green Book What it is Alternatives A Historical 3D Model: Digital Magnesia

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