Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies Project

The Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies (dNAIS) Project will offer three three-day workshops to educate participants on issues of digital humanities research and methodology in the context of Native American Studies. Native American Studies, an interdisciplinary field of study exploring the history, culture, politics, issues, and contemporary experience of […]

Digital Archive of Ritual Poetry (DARP) prototype for preserving intangible cultural heritage

The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in Mexico City, Mexico, takes advantage of technological advances for the preservation and dissemination of material heritage, and explores new avenues of preservation and representation of intangible heritage. One example is the prototype Digital Archive of Ritual Poetry (DARP) digital tool that […]

Never Neutral: Critical Approaches to Digital Tools & Culture in the Humanities

But technology is never neutral and I’m starting to see pause and critique as part of my charge, too. This opening quote is from Robin Camille Davis, Emerging Technologies & Distance Services Librarian at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at CUNY. An “Emerging Technologies Librarian” is one of several digital […]

Australian Aboriginal Virtual Heritage

Cultural knowledge is a central tenant of identity for Aboriginal people and it is vitally important that the preservation of heritage values happens. Digital Songlines is a project that seeks to achieve this and was initiated as a way to develop the tools for recording cultural heritage knowledge in a […]

Journal of Interactive Humanities

The humanities have begun to embrace digital technology as a means of expressing scholarship and thought. However, it has become apparent that humanities content cannot simply be transferred into these new media. The humanities may be making the mistake it has observed of other fields: “Part of the problem seems […]

Measuring the Impact of Digital Resources: The Balanced Value Impact Model

This paper introduces an innovative new model for measuring the impact of digital heritage resources – the Balanced Value Impact Model. The Balanced Value Impact Model (BVI Model) brings together into a holistic framework aspects from disparate Impact Assessment (IA) disciplines into a cohesive and logical process. This model balances […]

Digital Archive of Ritual Poetry (DARP) prototype for preserving intangible cultural heritage

The Digital Archive of Ritual Poetry is now featured in the Ethnos Project Resources Database. Go there now

Open Source Toolkit

The Open Source Toolkit: Empowering digital teachers and learners through access to open-source software. Through the Open Source Toolkit, the DHC exposes the university community to software freedom. The project benefits the community by: demonstrating the uses of open source providing workshops for new users fostering a supportive peer community […]

Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ)

Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ) is an open-access, peer-reviewed, digital journal covering all aspects of digital media in the humanities. Digital humanities is a diverse and still emerging field that encompasses the practice of humanities research in and through information technology, and the exploration of how the humanities may evolve through […]

Ethnography Beyond Text and Print: How the digital can transform ethnographic expressions

Excerpt I’m not advocating for abolishing academic book publishing. Others have and have discussed the economic and ideological structure that supports academic publishing and valorizes the monograph.) Instead, I want to make room for a serious consideration of ethnographic expressions that are not strictly based in text, either in the […]