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University of Portland Clark Library

Digital Humanities: What is Digital Humanities?

Defining Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities is an academic discipline that uses computational tools and new technologies to explore humanities disciplines like literature, history, and philosophy. 

A few resources for the newcomer to DH:


Reed College Instructional Technologist Trina Marmarelli's slides, from October 30, 2017, workshop in Clark Library's Digital Lab:

For Example

The Google nGram viewer allows you to graph word frequency across the corpus of Google Books. 

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