Research + Tools
Developing software and methods to transform historical research.
Designed for cultural institutions, enthusiasts, and educators, Omeka is a platform for publishing online collections and exhibitions.
Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.
PressForward is pioneering new methods to capture and highlight orphaned or underappreciated scholarship and share it with digital humanists across the web.
Scripto is a free, open source tool that enables community transcriptions of document and multimedia files.
Let Omeka.net host your collections, research, exhibits, and digital projects.
Anthologize is a free, open-source, plugin that transforms WordPress into a platform for publishing electronic texts.
Short for “The Humanities and Technology Camp," THATCamp is a BarCamp-style, user-generated “unconference” on digital humanities.
Serendip-o-matic connects your sources to digital materials located in libraries, museums, and archives around the world.
This summer institute teaches participants how to build an open-source digital tool for humanities scholarship by conceiving and building a tool in a week.
Many CHNM staff members maintain blogs related to digital history, teaching, museums, web technologies, and other topics of interest to digital historians.
This book offers a plainspoken introduction to producing online historical work.
Manage your class, publish research, or collaborate on a conference presentation through this hub for scholarly and educational WordPress plugins.
ECHO (Exploring and Collecting History Online) is a directory to 5,000+ websites concerning the history of science, technology, and industry.
Read essays devoted to the theoretical and practical aspects of taking history into a digital format.
HNN is a web-based magazine that features articles by historians of all political persuasions.
Four essays offer contrasting approaches to using digital media for scholarly presentations.
This searchable database links to over 1,200 history departments around the world.
Build online surveys that are especially applicable to oral histories.
Build customizable polls and include them on your web site for free.
CHNM Labs: Easily create and manage a timeline of historical events for your website.