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Digital Scriptorium

For researchers interested in medieval and Renaissance print culture, the Digital Scriptorium (DS) is a consortium of libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions that is dedicated to digitizing and cataloging their collections of pre-modern manuscripts. These institutions include the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University, the New...
Debates in the Digital Humanities

Digital humanities is an emerging field in which scholars draw on multimedia technologies in order to analyze and present their work in new ways. The field encompasses the use of text-mining technology in literary research, the publication of born-digital dissertations and manuscripts, and the use of interactive maps to engage readers with historical data. As the field continues to gain...
AHA: Teaching With #DigHist

Over the past several years, more and more history scholars have created digital history projects that present archival material, historical data, and narrative prose in new and innovative ways. From the American Historical Association (AHA) comes Teaching with #DigHist, a series of resources designed to help history instructors easily incorporate digital history into their classrooms. Each month,...
Neural Neighbors: Pictorial Tropes in the Meserve-Kunhardt Collection

The Yale Digital Humanities Lab presents Neural Neighbors, a project intended to enable users to "identify visual similarity at scale across collections of photographs and videos." Currently, the project uses a subset selected from the Beinecke Library's Meserve-Kunhardt Collection, which was assembled by Frederick Hill Meserve, who collected photographs between 1897 and his death in 1962. This...
RIDE: A Review Journal for Scholarly Digital Editions and Resources

RIDE is an open-access, online journal published by the Institute of Documentary and Scholarly Editing (IDE) - a German organization dedicated to the digital humanities. The journal is dedicated to "provid[ing] a framework of evaluation for digital scholarly editions text collections." As the team behind this journal notes, although the number of digital editions and text collections...
Hell's Printing Press

Hell's Printing Press is the collaborative blog of the Blake Archive (last featured in the 07-07-2017 Scout Report) and the Blake Quarterly and provides some great examples of how digital humanities tools can be used in English literature and history. Recent blog posts cover a wide array of topics such as XML markup of digitized manuscripts, video tutorials on how to use digital collections in the...