Additional Readings / Resources

Dive deeper into this emerging field with these selected resources.

Web sites & Blogs



4Humanities is a platform and resource for advocacy of the humanities, drawing on the technologies, new-media expertise, and ideas of the international digital humanities community.

Dan Cohen's Digital Humanities

Dan Cohen’s Digital Humanities

Hosted by the director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.

DH Curation Guide

DH Curation Guide: a community resource guide to data curation in the digital humanities

The Guide offers concise, expert introductions to key topics, including annotated links to important standards, articles, projects, and other resources. Topics include Introduction to Humanities Data Curation, Data Representation, Classics and “Digital Classics,” Digital Collections, Standards, Policy, Practice, & Law.

Digital Humanities Now

Digital Humanities Now

Digital Humanities Now showcases the scholarship and news of interest to the digital humanities community through a process of aggregation, discovery, curation, and review. The site highlights work from the open web that has gotten the attention of the digital humanities community or is worthy of such attention, based on critical editorial review.

Digital Humanities Specialist

Digital Humanities Specialist

Hosted by Elijah Meeks, digital humanities specialist at Stanford University.

Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

Hosted by Lisa Spiro, director of NITLE Labs.



HASTAC (“haystack”) is a network of individuals and institutions inspired by the possibilities that new technologies offer us for shaping how we learn, teach, communicate, create, and organize our local and global communities. The community blogs are organized by topic: academia, community and policy, culture, multimedia, technology, and HASTAC.



This technology blog published by the Chronicle of Higher Education often features content relevant to Digital Humanities.

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Print/Online Books & Monographs

Bartscherer, T. and Coover, R. (Eds.). (2011). Switching Codes: Thinking Through Digital Technology in the Humanities and the Arts. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Print.

Berry, D.M. (Ed.). (2012). Understanding Digital Humanities. Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Print.

Bodenhamer, D. J., Corrigan, J., and Harris, T.M. (2010). The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Print.

Bowen, W.R. and Siemens, R.G. (Eds.). (2008). New Technologies and Renaissance Studies. Tempe, Ariz.: ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies). Print.

Cohen, D. J. and Rosenzweig, R. (2005). Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Available on

Council on Library and Information Resources. (2009, March). Working Together or Apart: Promoting the Next Generation of Digital Scholarship. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources. Available online at

Deegan, M. and McCarty, W. (Eds.). (2012). Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate. Print.

Earhart, A.E. and Jewell, A. (2011). The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press. Available online at

Fitzpatrick, K. (2009). Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy. New York: NYU Press. Available from

Gold, M.K. (Ed.). (2012). Debates in the Digital Humanities. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Print.

Nowviski, B. (Ed.). (n.d.). Alt-Academy: Alternative Academic Careers for Humanities Scholars. (Web log). Available at

Rosenzweig, R. (2011). Clio Wired: The Future of the Past in the Digital Age. New York: Columbia University Press. Print.

Schreibman, S., Siemens, R., and Unsworth, J. (Eds.). (2004). A Companion to Digital Humanities. Available from

Scholz, R. T. (2011). Learning Through Digital Media: Experiments in Technology and Pedagogy. Available from

Siemens, R., and Schreibman, S. (Eds.). (2008). A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Available from

Spiro, L. (2011, October 14). Getting Started in the Digital Humanities. (Web log post). Retrieved from

Unsworth, J. (2012, October 9). What’s “digital humanities” and how did it get here? (Web log post). Retrieved from

Weller, M. (2011). The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Print.

Zorich, D.M. (2008). A Survey of Digital Humanities Centers in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources. Available at

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This Project was designed by Ellen Dubinsky
for INST 523—Information Access and the Internet
Fall 2012 - Dr. Thanh Nguyen
Bridgewater State University

Thanks to Dr. Nguyen and my INST 523 classmates for their feedback and support.

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