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Prof. Melissa Terras leaves UCL

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:06:07 +0000

Our wonderful Director, Prof. Melissa Terras, is leaving UCL in October 2017 to take up a new position as Chair of Digital Cultural Heritage at the new Edinburgh Futures Institute, University of Edinburgh. Melissa joined UCL in 2003; she was Deputy Director at UCLDH’s founding in 2010, and has been Director since May 2013. In that time UCLDH has […]

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Learning disabilities and technology

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:48:00 +0000

UCLDH are delighted to announce one of our team members, Pete Williams, has won a grant from Brazilian funding body CONFAP – FAPIMEG (Conselho Nacional Das Fundações De Amparo À Pesquisa – Fundações De Amparo À Pesquisa Do Estado De Minas Gerais) to work in Brazil for a month to continue his British Academy Fellowship research […]

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Digital Humanities in Practice

2 October 2012

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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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