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Resources from the CatPac
Open Access eJournals & eBooks
Digital Humanities Quarterly
An open-access, peer-reviewed digital journal published under the Creative Commons License. The journal includes "scholarly articles, editorials and op-eds, experiments in interactive media, and reviews of books, web sites, media art, digital humanities systems and tools" (opens a new tab).
A Companion to Digital Humanities
A book available online for free to help users delve deeper into Digital Humanities (opens a new tab).
Introduction to Digital Humanities
Written by Johanna Drucker, this book gives readers an understanding of concepts and methods of the Digital Humanities. Great for teachers and students (opens a new tab).
DH Projects around the Globe
The 1619 Project
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved people arriving in America, the York Times Magazine created an entire issue to exploring the history of slavery and mapping the ways in which it has touched nearly every aspect of contemporary life in the United States. This interactive website exhibits the pieces features in the issue and links to resources and curriculum materials on the topic (opens a new tab).
The Living New Deal
Researchers at Berkeley created a New Deal archive and interactive map of buildings and places that were created by the WPA, as a result of the New Deal. Users can search for artists, buildings by state and city, and learn about New Deal sites (opens a new tab).
The Yellow Nineties Online
This is an open-access electronic resource for the study of avant-garde aesthetic periodicals of the British fin de siècle. Edited by Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, the yellow nineties allow users to search and analyze physical features of the content. Full-text access is available of "The Yellow Book" and "The Pagan Review" with more anticipated (opens a new tab).
A collaborative project between State University of New York at Geneseo, The Thoreau Society, and The Walden Woods Project has exhibits on Thoreau scholars, a community of readers able to comment on the margins of "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience", along with a full fluid-text edition of Walden that uses the standards of the Text Encoding Initiative (opens a new tab).
Negro Travelers' Green Book, 1956
The University of South Carolina digitized the Green Book and made it viewable and searchable as a digital object. Users are also about to explore a map that compiles over 1500 listings from the Green Book (opens a new tab).
Coursework about Digital Humanities
Intro to Digital Humanities
Johanna Drucker created and published her Intro to Digital Humanities course online. In this class, she lays out the basics of Digital Humanities with the goal that students will create their own Digital Humanities Project from beginning to end.
Jim Casey shares his course about the data side of Digital Humanities from Spring 2019. There are readings, categories, and classwork examples. This site also has a great list of datasets collection and repositories.
ProPublica's Nerd Guides
Scott Klein of ProPublica, created this helpful guide for users to create a great news application, data style guides and data bulletproofing guide. All of these guides are under the Creative Commons license (Opens a new tab).
Tutorials by Miram Posner
Miram Posner has a series of tutorials posted on her blog that range from how to use Tableau Public, building a website using HTML and CSS to sound editing (Opens a new tab).
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