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The Digital Humanities: Tools

PORTALS TO INFORMATION ABOUT TOOLS

Digital Humanities (Univ. of Pennsylvania) - See, in particular:  Text Analysis Tools   and  Mapping and Spatial Methods 

Digital Humanities Tools -  by Alan Liu - One of most comprehensive place on line for finding and researching digital humanities research tools

DiRT Directory: A longstanding, well-regarded source of information about available tools that support scholarship in the humanities:    "As of May 2014, the DiRT directory consists of approximately 800 tool listings, and receives approximately 3,000 unique visitors and 16-20,000 monthly pageviews. 

"How did they make that?" Miriam Posner: Blog, August 29, 2013 ; and How did they make that? The Video!  (Discusses digital projects and the tools they used, including links to detailed guides).

TaDiRAH Taxonomy of Digital Research Activities in the Humanities

TAPoR:  is a gateway to the tools used in sophisticated text analysis and retrieval (text mining, analysis and visualization).


As an introduction, the following is a sampling of some of the various types and examples of digital research tools (Source:  Northwestern University - A Guide to Digital Humanities - Tools and Resources): 

See also:

Text Editing, Print and the Digital World (e-book), by Marilyn Deegan, 2009.

TOOL BOXES

At USC: Digital USC - Online Tools and Resources to help Researchers

Commons In A Box (CBOX) is a free software project aimed at turning the infrastructure that successfully powers the CUNY Academic Commons into a free, distributable, easy-to-install package.

DH Tool Box [2015]  (created during the HASTAC Scholars Unconference at Michigan State University on May 27, 2015).

Digital humanities resources (tools, reports, centers, conferences, research) Judaica Europeana

Tools: Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative (cdhi)

Top 100 Tools for Learning (by Jane Hart)

USC LIBRARY TOOL TIPS

Library Tips: Infographics  (Posted by Carolyn Caffrey Gardner

Library Tips: Finding Tests and Measurements (Posted by Carolyn Caffrey Gardner and Rebecca Halpern

Library Tips: Google Scholar (Posted by Rebecca Halpern and Carolyn Caffrey Gardner