Research + Tools

Developing publications and applications to define digital humanities for a new generation of scholars, librarians and museum professionals.

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Omeka

Designed for cultural institutions, enthusiasts, and educators, Omeka is a platform for publishing online collections and exhibitions.

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Zotero

Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

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PressForward

PressForward is pioneering new methods to capture and highlight orphaned or underappreciated scholarship and share it with digital humanists across the web.

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Scripto

Scripto is a free, open source tool that enables community transcriptions of document and multimedia files.

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Omeka.net

Let Omeka.net host your collections, research, exhibits, and digital projects.

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Anthologize

Anthologize is a free, open-source, plugin that transforms WordPress into a platform for publishing electronic texts.

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Serendip-o-matic

Serendip-o-matic connects your sources to digital materials located in libraries, museums, and archives around the world.

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THATCamp

Short for “The Humanities and Technology Camp," THATCamp is a BarCamp-style, user-generated “unconference” on digital humanities.

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One Week One Tool

One Week | One Tool is a summer institute to teach participants how to build an open-source digital tool for humanities scholarship by actually conceiving and building a tool in a week.

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Blogs + Podcasts

Many CHNM staff members maintain blogs related to digital history, teaching, museums, web technologies, and other topics of interest to digital historians.

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Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web

This book offers a plainspoken introduction to producing online historical work.

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ScholarPress

Manage your class, publish research, or collaborate on a conference presentation through this hub for scholarly and educational WordPress plugins.

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ECHO

ECHO (Exploring and Collecting History Online) is a directory to 5,000+ websites concerning the history of science, technology, and industry.

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Essays on History + New Media

Read essays devoted to the theoretical and practical aspects of taking history into a digital format.

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History News Network

HNN is a web-based magazine that features articles by historians of all political persuasions.

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Hypertext Scholarship in American Studies

Four essays offer contrasting approaches to using digital media for scholarly presentations.

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History Departments Around the World

This searchable database links to over 1,200 history departments around the world.

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Survey Builder

Build online surveys that are especially applicable to oral histories.

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Poll Builder

Build customizable polls and include them on your web site for free.

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Timeline Builder

CHNM Labs: Easily create and manage a timeline of historical events for your website.

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Web Scrapbook

Store all kinds of media items — URLs, images, text, and movies — and collaborate with others with the CHNM online scrapbook.

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