Readings

Here, you'll find links to the readings for each week of the introductory course.

DH Project Plans

Projects

Each week, take some time to explore sample projects related to the topic. Links can be found here.

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Tools

If you discover a topic or methodology that is intriguing, investigate for yourself! You can find links to tools here and additional information, including 'how-to' guides, under Resources.

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Resources

You will find additional information and how-to guides related to each week's topic here.

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Our Work

Welcome to the DH+Lib 101 Course!

You are embarking on a grand adventure – one that allows you to choose your own path.

Each week, read the articles linked in the Readings section and check out the Projects.
Beyond that though, you determine how deeply you explore each topic. If you find a methodology or concept that is intriguing, I’ve provided additional tools and resources to help you take the next steps in your investigation.

Here’s a basic outline of the course: (for more information, see “About this Course”)

  1. Definitions of “Digital Humanities” and “Digital Literacy”
  2. Data
  3. Spatial & temporal pattern finding
  4. Network analysis
  5. Topic modeling

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Mission: Working in teams of 4, design a DH project. Just a few ideas (but certainly not exhaustive!): The project could focus on some aspect of librarianship – for example, creating data visualizations of our collections or usage data – or a project around some of our special collections materials – like the fascinating fan […]

Of all scholarly pursuits, Digital Humanities most clearly represents the spirit that animated the ancient foundation at Alexandria, Pergamum, and Memphis, the great monastic libraries of the Middle Ages, and even the first research libraries of the German Enlightenment. It is obsessed with varieties of representation, the organization of knowledge, the technology of communication and […]

Take a moment to read the following position and consider the argument and its implications for the CCL: Framing digital humanities in libraries as a service to be provided and consequently centering the focus of the discussion on faculty members or others outside the library seem likely to stall rather than foster libraries engagement with […]