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Digital humanities

School of Advanced Study’s online training in digital humanities opens door to internet production skills

In the summer and autumn of 2020, Dr Naomi Wells (Institute of Modern Languages Research), Dr Christopher Ohge (Institute of English Studies), Dr Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies) and Jonathan Blaney (Institute of Historical Research) ran a series of digital humanities (DH) research training workshops on text encoding and data visualisation. Here, they explain the […]

Concept modelling

Concept modelling for dummies

Michael Pidd, director of the University of Sheffield’s Digital Humanities Institute, explains how, while trying to understand the evolution of early modern thought by modelling the semantic and conceptual changes which occurred in English printed discourse between c.1500 and c.1800, they created a powerfully transparent tool for exploring texts in meaningful ways.

Librarians and scholars: partners in digital humanities 

Christina Kamposiori, programme officer at Research Libraries UK, introduces a new report, published in July, entitled ‘The role for research libraries in the creation, curation, archiving, and preservation of tools for Digital Humanities research’. Its findings demonstrated the value of collaboration between librarians and researchers in the field.

In search of Trident in historical Hansard

With historical Hansard fully searchable by speaker and party for the first time, thanks to the ‘Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data’ project based at the Institute of Historical Research, it is now possible easily to explore how particular issues have been discussed in the House of Commons over decades and even centuries, explains Jane Winters, […]