This Digital Humanities LibGuide is an introductory resource and collection of periodicals, reference sources, key articles, projects, initiatives, tools, primary sources, and datasets that are useful for the study and practice of Digital Humanities
This blog is by Lisa Spiro, executive director of Digital Scholarship Services at The Fondren Library, Rice University in Houston, Texas. She has a PHD in English and is also a part-time lecturer. Her interests include technology and higher education, collaboration in the digital humanities, and archival management systems. Blog articles include “Exploring Digital Humanities and Media History”, “Shaping (Digital) Scholars: Design Principles for Digital Pedagogy” and “Getting Started in the Digital Humanities”. Those who are new to digital humanities will appreciate the useful suggestions and links in the “Getting Started” post. More experienced practitioners will appreciate discussion on digital humanities education and current collaborations and initiatives.
This blog is an international web-based community for medieval scholars working with digital media. It is hosted at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta. Digital Medievalist publishes an open-access journal, sponsors conference sessions, runs an email discussion list and has active Facebook and Twitter accounts. Membership is open to everyone. This site would be of interest to anyone working in Medieval Studies. The journal provides examples of research being completed in the digital humanities field, for example there are articles on “Alliteration and character focus in the York plays” and “The advantages and disadvantages of digital reconstruction and Anglo-Saxon manuscripts”.
A blog and forum for discussion about the spatial history projects at Stanford University. This valuable resource contains insights into their methods and process, and would be helpful for students attempting a similar project.
Digital Humanities Now is an experimental, edited publication that highlights and distributes informally published digital humanities scholarship and resources from the open web. Their goal is to aggregate material and encourage scholars to share their research and expertise in an open way. DHNow aggregates content from hundreds of sources via RSS from subscribed feeds. Content is surveyed and brief posts on DHNow link back to the original content. There is a searchable index of posts. Users can subscribe to the RSS feed to conveniently receive a curated selection of digital humanities information, including job ads, conference and funding announcements and other news. DHNow is affiliated with the Journal of Digital Humanities. This site would be of interest to people working in the field as well as people interested in gaining knowledge about digital humanities.