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We turn five!
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:37:08 +0000
Five years ago, we were in the final run up to the official launch of UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, at an event that happened in May 2010. And such a lot has happened since then! We’ve worked on a range of projects, from helping sort out linguistic issues with domain names and how best […]Read more...
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:56:14 +0000
PanoptiCam is a new project running a surveillance camera on Jeremy Bentham’s cabinet in the university’s South Cloisters: Seeing Jeremy Bentham’s auto-icon can evoke a wide array of emotions from surprise and shock to mirth. PanoptiCam captures people’s reaction using a webcam mounted above the auto-icon, with the camera feed posted to our website […]Read more...
Digital Humanities in Practice
2 October 2012
Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan, editors
Price: £49.95 Price (to CILIP members): £39.96 ISBN: 978-1-85604-766-1
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A cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction to this vibrant and increasingly important global field drawing together a broad spectrum of disciplines. Each chapter interweaves the expert commentary of leading academics, analysis of current research and practice and several exciting international case studies, exploring the possibilities and challenges that occur when culture and digital technologies intersect.
Table of contents
Introduction Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan
1. Studying Users in Digital Humanities Claire Warwick
2. Social media for Digital Humanities and Community Engagement Claire Ross
3. Digitization and Digital Resources in the Humanities Melissa Terras
4. Image Processing in the Digital Humanities Melissa Terras
5. 3D Recording and Museums Stuart Robson, Sally MacDonald, Graham Were, Mona Hess
6. Text encoding and digital editions of correspondence Julianne Nyhan
7. Historical Bibliography in the Digital World Anne Welsh
8. Open Access and Online Teaching Materials for Digital Humanities Simon Mahony, Ulrich Tiedau, Irish Sirmons
9. Institutional contexts for Digital Humanities Claire Warwick
This is an essential practical guide for academics, researchers, librarians and professionals involved in the digital humanities. It will also be core reading for all humanities students and those taking courses in the digital humanities in particular.
Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan are all members of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities
September 2012; 192 pp; paperback; 978-1-85604-766-1; £49.95
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The release of these resources has been supported by the Higher Education Academy/JISC Open Educational Resources programme.