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Digital Humanities: Home

This guide is an introduction to Digital Humanities (DH) and the resources available for DH research and teaching through the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Libraries.

Digital Humanities?

Digital humanities is an interdisciplinary research field and set of methodologies situated at the intersections of humanistic inquiry and digital technologies. In practice, this might mean creating a digital game about migration and colonization, building a database of music and the performing arts in Colonial America, "reading" thousands of texts computationally, recreating early wearable technologies to study cultural history, or any number of other investigations.

Taking a look through the projects listed on the DHCommons Projects Page is a good way to get a sense of what digital humanities actually is. Or, see What is Digital Humanities? for alternative definitions.

DH News

Digital Humanities Now

News from the publishers of the Journal of Digital Humanities.

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News from the ACRL Digital Humanities Discussion Group.

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Digital Arts and Humanities @ UH

News from the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

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Some Introductory Reading in DH

Building Capacity for Digital Humanities, ECAR Working Group Paper, 2017

Debates in the Digital Humanities, Matthew K. Gold, ed., 2016

Glossary of Digital Humanities Terms, Folger Digital Library

Digital Humanities, by Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, and Jeffrey Schnapp, 2012

Contact Us

David Beales

Humanities Librarian

(808) 956-2529

beales@hawaii.edu