Would you like to learn more about Digital History?
Don’t know where to start?
Here are some ideas:
- General Books:
- Daniel Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig, Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving and Presenting the Past on the Web (2006)
- Roy Rosenzweig, Clio Wired: The Future of the Past in the Digital Age(2011)
- Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nawrotzki, eds. Writing History in the Digital Age (2012)
- Toni Weller, History in the Digital Age (2013).
- Daniel J. Cohen and Tom Schienfeldt, eds., Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from the Digital Humanities(2013)
- Matthew K. Gold, editor, Debates in the Digital Humanities (website version) and book version
- Data Visualization.
- Mia Ridge’s DV workshop. There are many good intros, but this one includes ways to teach DV in the classroom.
- Free tools for DV (one of many sources: here’s another)
- Ben Schmidt’s Historical Data Visualizations (and his blog, one of the best for learning about what you can do with D for H)
- Caleb McDaniels’ Digital History Tools
3. A couple Digital History projects
- Digital History at Stanford: one of the pioneers in digital history projects, mostly mapping.
- Vincent Brown, Slave Revolt in Jamaica
- The New Archive on Not Even Past (articles on interesting digital projects)
- Maria José Afanador-Llach recounted her experiences at the Digitalization Workshop in Venice
- “Keep up!” Follow Recent Developments in DH.
- Digital Humanities Now (another project of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason. Here is the center’s homepage).
- h + d insights is a weekly newsletter of the HyperStudio, the Digital Humanities program at MIT.
- Twitter: Not Even Past’s “List” of Digital History accounts on Twitter
- Conferences and Summer Programs
- Digital Humanties Summer Institute: (Univ of Victoria) (they have scholarships too)
- That Camps (self-organized, “un-conferences”) AHA THATcamp (January 2015)
- UCLA (2014) Summer Seminar
- UCBerkeley (2014)
- LOTS MORE READING
- Joan Neuberger’s intro to DH: “Digital History: A Primer (Part I)” and “Digital History: A Primer (Part 2).”
(includes lists of blogs and websites doing Digital History of various kinds)
- Kelly O’Neill’s syllabus (Harvard, 2013): Digital History from 101 to 3.0
(google “Digital History Syllabus” for many more)