Below are links to Digital Humanities projects undertaken by scholars in a variety of disciplines.
Drs. Martin Foys and Shannon Bradshaw (Drew University) created a tool for annotating digitized medieval maps, linking maps with related period texts, and sharing annotations with other scholars.
This article features projects by historians doing viewshed analyses to determine what General Lee could have seen at Gettysburg from his vantage point in the cupola of the Lutheran seminary and analyzing the causes and effects of the Dustbowl in the Midwestern United States.
Feeling overwhelmed? Not sure how to begin? This seminal article in the Journal of Digital Humanities will help you get a foothold.
Nik Honeysett, Head of Administration for the J. Paul Getty Museum and Michael Edson, Director of Web and New Media Strategy for the Smithsonian Institution, discuss the digital humanities and its importance for museums.
Matthew Booker, digital historian, uses GIS (Geographic Information Systems - also known as digital map-making) to analyze the growth of industries - and the meaning of that growth - in the San Franciso Bay.
Forestall and Scheirer use n-grams to analyze the sound structure of Homeric epics to answer questions about their consistency and structure.
This film contains a series of clips highlghting advanced discussions of digital humanities by practitioners. Excerpted from the Humanities Panel discussion of the 2007 Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboration (HASTAC) Conference. 4:39 minutes long.
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