Digital Humanities

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HT-Bookworm

Posted by HathiTrust Rese... on July 30, 2014

This Bookworm is a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)-funded exploration of the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), a collaborative research center launched jointly by Indiana University and the University of Illinois, along with the HathiTrust Digital Library. HTRC’s goal is to help meet the technical challenges of dealing with massive amounts of digital text that researchers face by developing cutting-edge software tools and cyberinfrastructure to enable advanced computational access to the growing digital record of human knowledge.

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Placeable: Place-based mobile learning experiences

Posted by Amy Papaelias on August 14, 2013

The Placeable project supports the development of a mobile, place-based learning platform that is modular and customizable for small to medium cultural organizations. Our pilot project site at The Wassaic Project, a multi-disciplinary cultural center located in rural Dutchess County, New York, provides arts and humanities learning fostered through local school and community participation.

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Around DH in 80 Days

Posted by Alex Gil on January 8, 2013

Around DH in 80 Days is a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary Digital Humanities collaboration that seeks to introduce new and veteran audiences to the global field of DH scholarly practice by bringing together current DH projects from around the world.

Upon the initial live launch of Around DH, a different DH project from around the globe was featured on our site each day for 80 days, offering audiences a unique opportunity to meaningfully engage the international, interdisciplinary, multimodal work being done by the digital humanities community, broadly conceived.

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TAPAS

Posted by TAPAS on June 15, 2012

TAPAS is the TEI Archiving Publishing and Access Service for scholars and other creators of TEI data who need a place to publish their materials in different forms and ensure it remains accessible over time. TAPAS is also for anyone interested in reading and exploring TEI data, and communicating with those that share that interest. The goal of TAPAS is to provide TEI publishing and repository services at low cost to those who lack institutional resources: faculty, students, librarians, archivists, teachers, and anyone else with TEI data who wants to store, share, and publish it.

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GenreMapper

Posted by Catherine DeRose on May 24, 2012

GenreMapper is particularly helpful for exploring questions related to the representation of the world in nineteenth-century novels. The visualization currently plots the real-world locations that are referenced in novels from 1800-1900, though this time period could be expanded. GenreMapper indicates the relative frequency with which locations are referenced through a sliding color scale; white equals the lowest frequency, dark red the highest. It also allows users to filter findings based on genre(s), which facilitates analyses of the global scope of individual genres.

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The Salman Rushdie Archive Project

Posted by Tawnya Ravy on May 22, 2012

The Salman Rushdie Archive Project is a resource for Rushdie scholars and a platform for scholarship in Rushdie Studies. Salman Rushdie remains a culturally relevant author whose work and celebrity status consistently shape larger conversations about South Asian studies, geopolitics, and popular culture. While there are many blogs and websites devoted to opinions and information on Rushdie, there is no single web source for all the online data available on the author and his work.

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