Digital Humanities is an interdisciplinary scholarly activity that takes place at the crossroads of Computer Science and the Humanities. Jennifer L. Adams and Kevin B. Gunn mention that “some see Digital Humanities as a discipline unto itself; others define it as a movement within existing disciplines; still others argue that DH represents the future norm of humanities research and should simply be called ‘humanities.’ At its core, Digital Humanities (or DH) is an emerging, interdisciplinary movement which looks to enhance and to redefine traditional humanities scholarship through digital means.”
As a whole, DH enhances skills in collecting, analyzing, and visualizing humanities data by means of digital resources and information technologies. Humanities include art history, classics, languages, literature, history, philosophy, and the visual and performing arts. Digital technologies encompass the following tools and materials: Annotation and Notetaking; Audio Files; Blogging; Graphs and Charts; Mapping; Linguistic Analysis; Animation and Comics; Multimedia; Quizzes and Surveys; Reference Materials; Management Software; Screen Casting; Social Media Analysis; Text Analysis and Data Mining; Timelines; Websites; Word Processing and Project Management; and Digital Repositories.
Introduction to Digital Humanities (University of Adelaide)
What Is/Are (The) Digital Humanities? An introduction to digital humanities by Elijah Meeks
The Beauty of Data Visualization TED-Ed Talk by David McCandless
How Did They Make That? Miriam Posner’s video on some common digital humanities projects with Rachel Deblinger, Moya Bailey, and Elijah Meeks
DH Answers Digital Humanities Q&A by the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) and the Chronicle of Higher Education's Prof. Hacker
Introducing Digital Humanities Work to Undergraduates An Overview by Adeline Koh on Hybrid Pedagogy webpages
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