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Digital Humanities: DH Resources

This guide introduces concepts, resources, and organizations related to the field of digital humanities.

Readings

Charting the Digital Humanities (released 2020)
A selection of scholarship from Project MUSE publishers about the evolution of digital humanities and their place in scholarly communications.

As We May Think by Vannevar Bush (July 1945, The Atlantic)
Read what a leading scientist in 1945 wrote about technology's promise for the whole of human knowledge. 

Debates in the Digital Humanities (2012 and 2016 editions)
Open access to this hybrid print/electronic publication exploring debates in the field.

The Digital in the Humanities: A Special Interview Series compiled by the Los Angeles Review of Books
Through conversations with both leading practitioners in the field and vocal critics, this series is a means to explore the intersection of the digital and the humanities, and its impact on research and teaching, American higher education, and the increasingly tenuous connection between the ivory tower of elite institutions and the general public." --Melissa Dinsman

Coding for Humanists
The Coding for Humanists series aims to provide practical, hands-on instruction around the tools and analytical techniques that underpin digital humanities praxis. No prior technical knowledge is assumed, and examples and case studies are chosen with an eye towards relevance for humanities scholars, librarians, archivists, and others who work with historical and modern socio-cultural artifacts.

Two Readings by Erin Glass: 
1). Why We Need Social Paper

2). Social Paper: Retooling Student Consciousness
In this scholarly article, Glass argues that different forms of  “Networked Participatory Scholarship” (NPS) contribute to different forms of student consciousness, or how students conceive of the role of their scholarship, and the means of producing and communicating that scholarship in both the academic and public sphere.

Videos

How Not to Teach Digital Humanities: Presentation by Dr. Ryan Cordell

Some books about DH available via Copley Library