Varieties of digital humanities projects: 

My fuzzy categories:


text encoding: The Walt Whitman Archive & Women Writer’s Project

text mining: Quantifying Kissenger

text collation: Vincent Van Gogh Letters

text analysis: The Viral Texts Project

topic modeling:  Mining the Dispatch

Data visualization & Analysis

networks: Six Degrees of Francis Bacon, Belfast Group Poetry|Networks

maps: Borderlands Archives Cartography, Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761

timelines: Nelson Mandela’s Extraordinary Life: An Interactive Timeline, TimelineJS

story maps: Restoring Old Havana, Place | Poem

Embodied data viz: Dear Data, Data Cuisine

physical computing: “Pu Gong Ying Tu (Dandelion Painting)” by Jie Qi

metadata as research data: Using Metadata to find Paul Revere, Collections as Data

Data curation

digitization: Digital Public Library of America, NYPL Digital Collections, Digital Aponte

transcription: Smithsonian Transcription Center, DIYHistory, Transcribe Bentham, Zooniverse

collecting: Wearing Gay History, Curatescape, Boston Marathon Digital Archive, HistoryPin

refining: Curating Menus, DH Data Curation

linked open data: Pelagios – Recogito, LinkedJazz

Digital connections

pedagogy: Hybrid Pedagogy, The American Yawp

crowdsourcing: What’s on the Menu?, Beyond Words, Scribes of the Cairo Geniza

social media: Every Three Minutes, MobyDickatSea, Documenting the Now

oral history: StoryCorps, Bracero Archive

Wikipedia: Feminist Wiki-Storming, edit-a-thons

games: Reacting to the Past, ex: Greenwich Village, 1913

community archives: DC Punk Archive, Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal

Public voices

podcasts: Left of Black, Ben Franklin’s World

e-literature: game, game, game and again game by Jason Nelson, Twine, The Electronic Literature Lab Catalog

user interfaces/UX/design: Generous Interfaces for Digital Cultural Collections,

digital exhibits: Mall History, Performing Archive: Curtis + “the vanishing race”

blogging: Black Perspectives, The Junto

Data Viz Quick Tools


Google Fusion Tables

Data Visualization

Tools & Resources for Data Viz  (view slightly older pdf)

Evaluating DH Tools

Data Viz Catalogue

Building and Working with a Dataset