Get Started

Doing Humanities Research

A great site to begin is DevDH.org: Development for the Digital Humanities. Jennifer Guiliano and Simon Appleford provide a wonderful overview of Project Development fundamentals. Their book “Getting Started in the Digital Humanities” should be out soon.

Data + Design: A simple introduction to preparing and visualizing information walks you through the process of designing a project, collecting data, and visualization the data.

Raid the ToolKit

DH Toy Chest: Digital Humanities Resources for Project Building curated by Alan Liu.

Awesome Network Analysis by François Briatte.

Find Data

A Comprehensive List of 1600+ Open Data Portals around the World

Clean Your Data

The Quartz Guide to Bad Data is “An exhaustive reference to problems seen in real-world data along with suggestions on how to resolve them.”

Using a spreadsheet to clean up a dataset presented by the School of Data”looks at six common ways that a dataset is ‘dirty’ and walks through time-saving ways you can use a spreadsheet to fix them and ‘clean’ the dataset.”

Reading List

Seven Ways Humanists Are Using Computers to Understand Text

38 Seminal Articles Every Data Scientist Should Read

Comprehensive List of Data Science Resources

Visualising Data

 

 

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