Research + Tools
Developing publications and applications to define digital humanities for a new generation of scholars, librarians and museum professionals.
Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.
Designed for cultural institutions, enthusiasts, and educators, Omeka is a platform for publishing online collections and exhibitions.
Beginning in June 2008, CHNM will conduct a two-year study of advanced text-mining technology for the humanities.
Manage your class, publish research, or collaborate on a conference presentation through this hub for scholarly and educational WordPress plugins.
This book offers a plainspoken introduction to producing online historical work.
Short for “The Humanities and Technology Camp," THATCamp is a BarCamp-style, user-generated “unconference” on digital humanities.
Read essays devoted to the theoretical and practical aspects of taking history into a digital format.
CHNM is developing and testing innovative ideas all the time. CHNM Labs provides a showcase for this important research and development work.
Four essays offer contrasting approaches to using digital media for scholarly presentations.
Many CHNM staff members maintain blogs related to digital history, teaching, museums, web technologies, and other topics of interest to digital historians.
One Week | One Tool is a unique summer institute, one that aims to teach participants how to build an open source digital tool for humanities scholarship by actually building a tool, from inception to launch, in a week.
PressForward is to explore and produce the best means for collecting, screening, and drawing attention to the vast expanse of scholarship that is currently decentralized across the web or does not fit into traditional genres such as the journal article or the monograph
This searchable database links to over 1,200 history departments around the world.
Build online surveys that are especially applicable to oral histories.
HNN is a web-based magazine that features articles by historians of all political persuasions.
Scribe is a notetaking application designed with historians in mind.
ECHO (Exploring and Collecting History Online) is a directory to 5,000+ websites concerning the history of science, technology, and industry.
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.
Store all kinds of media items — URLs, images, text, and movies — and collaborate with others with the CHNM online scrapbook.