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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.
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Digital Humanities Now
News from the publishers of the Journal of Digital Humanities.
dh + lib
News from the ACRL Digital Humanities Discussion Group.
Digital Arts and Humanities @ UH
News from the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
Doing Digital Humanities: Practice, Training, Research, Constance Crompton, ed., 2016
Building Capacity for Digital Humanities, ECAR Working Group Paper, 2017
Debates in the Digital Humanities, Matthew K. Gold, ed., 2016
Notes Toward a Values-Driven Framework for Digital Humanities Pedagogy, by Seán McCarthy and Andrew Witmer, 2016
Digital Humanities: Current Perspective, Practices, and Research, by Bryan W. Carter, 2013
Glossary of Digital Humanities Terms, Folger Digital Library
Digital Humanities, by Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, and Jeffrey Schnapp, 2012
The Digital Humanities Literacy Guidebook, Carnegie Mellon Foundation 2019