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Digital Humanities: Introduction

A guide to getting started in Digital Humanities. Included are suggested readings, technical resources, and upcoming conferences/workshops.
Welcome to Digital Humanities at BC

Digital Humanities: Five Definitions

1. Humanities + Digital

2. A cross-disciplinary community in humanities that uses technology, especially web computing, as an analytical tool for critical inquiry and/or a means of scholarly collaboration and communication.

3. Maybe it isn't so simple

4. Visual definition

5. 250 definitions


Introductions to the Field

Digital Humanities spans a broad variety of organizations, approaches, tools, methodologies, and of course disciplines. Here are some helpful guides and articles to get you started.

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