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Tools to Try
There are many free tools to try for digital humanities projects. For an even more exhaustive list, try DH Toychest.
A widely-used platform for publishing digital collections and creating online exhibits.
A platform for long-form digital scholarship that allows the juxtaposition of media and text
A platform for visualizing network analysis and how a complex system interrelates
A tool for visualizing, graphing, mapping, and displaying historical data
A tool to visualize and analyze large sets of documents
A reading and analysis environment for digital texts
Google Ngram Viewer
Frequency analysis over time across the corpus of Google Books
Combining maps and narrative to tell a story
Another tool to combine maps and narrative, including image and media, to tell a story
Projects to Explore
Americans in Paris
Student project from the University of Richmond, using essays, timelines, and Google maps to show where and when famous American expatriates lived in Paris.
Student project from Boston College to produce a multimedia edition of James Joyce's The Dubliners.
Invasion of America: How the United States took over an Eighth of the World
Combines maps and government documents to show how treaties and executive orders were used to seize land from indigenous peoples.
A network of nearly 30,000 individuals — many of them iconic figures in British culture — connected through family relationships of blood, marriage, or affiliation.
Mapping Gothic France
Images, maps, and essays exploring Gothic architecture in France.
Explores housing segregation and socioeconomic disparities across Washington, D.C., Nashville, Tennessee, and Omaha, Nebraska. through interactive maps and interpretations.
A community-built gazetteer and graph of ancient places with authoritative information about ancient places and spaces, providing unique services for finding, displaying, and reusing that information under open license.
Student project from Northwestern University, mapping the influence of Shakespeare's work.
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