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Digital Humanities

Tools and Methods

In the Digital Humanities, methods like data analysis, data capture, and data structuring allow digital humanists to find patterns, search across large bodies of text, and engage in forms of scholarship that were not previously possible. Projects are an essential aspect of digital humanities for it is here that the interdisciplinary nature of Digital Humanities is most apparent. Digital Humanities projects reflect an intersection of academic disciplines and exist to answer humanities based questions by integrating a variety of multimedia formats in a dynamic environment. The tools and projects listed below exemplify these exciting new forms of humanities work.

NYU Tools and Resources


The term "methods" refers to the computer-based techniques used to create, analyze and disseminate digital resources. From animation and publishing tools to techniques for extracting and analyzing data, the methods employed by digital humanists are abundant and overlapping. To learn more, browse the "methods" of

Open Source Tools