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Digital Humanities

An introductory guide to the wide world of the Digital Humanities (DH).

Search Words for Researching Digital Humanities

You may also wish to conduct research in databases specific to your discipline.

Try these recommended search terms in general databases:

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  • Computational Humanities
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Computational Text Analysis
  • Computerization
  • Critical Editing
  • Cybertext
  • Digital Collections
  • Digital History
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Digital Library
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Resources
  • Digitization
  • E-Humanities
  • Electronic Scholarship
  • Electronic Text
  • Hermeneutic Informatics
  • Humanities Computing
  • Hypertext
  • Image-Based Computing
  • Literary Data Processing
  • Multimedia
  • Quantitative methods
  • Text Encoding
  • Textual Analysis
  • Textual Informatics
  • Virtual Library

Journals & Databases

From Kairos (1996-) and Digital Humanities Quarterly (2007-), to newer launches like Reviews in Digital Humanities (2020-), DH journals facilitate conversations in the field.

The following list includes top journals as well as several field-specific publications:

Zotero: Open DH Bibliographies