Doing Digital Humanities_frontThis collection is intended for scholars, students, practitioners, developers, administrators, and members of the public who are creating, supporting, or evaluating digital humanities scholarship. Doing Digital Humanities provides accessible introductions to the theoretical, technical, and social underpinnings of the field, alongside resources for starting digital humanities projects, including training materials and exercises, further readings, and case studies. For more information or to order a copy, please visit the book’s Routledge site or Amazon.






Preface, Raymond Siemens

Introduction, Constance Crompton, Richard J. Lane and Raymond Siemens


1. Thinking-Through the History of Computer-Assisted Text Analysis, Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

2. Global Outlooks in Digital Humanities: Multilingual Practices and Minimal Computing, Alex Gil and Élika Ortega

3. Problems with White Feminism: Intersectionality and Digital Humanities, Jacqueline Wernimont and Elizabeth Losh

4. Towards Best Practices in Collaborative Online Knowledge Production, Susan Brown

5. Understanding the Pre-Digital Book, Hélène Cazes and J. Matthew Huculak

Core Concepts and Skills

6. Critical Computing in the Humanities, Phillip R. Polefrone, John Simpson, and Dennis Yi Tenen

7. Text Encoding, Julia Flanders, Syd Bauman, and Sarah Connell

8. Computational Stylistics and Text Analysis, Jan Rybicki, Maciej Eder, and David Hoover

9. Databases, Harvey Quamen and Jon Bath

10. Digitalization Fundamentals, Robin Davies and Michael Nixon

11. Geographical Information Systems as a Tool for Exploring the Spatial Humanities, Ian Gregory and Patricia Murrieta-Flores

12. Electronic Literature and Digital Humanities: Opportunities for Practice, Scholarship, and Teaching, Dene Grigar

12a. Electronic Literature: What Is It?, N. Katherine Hayles

12.b Electronic Literature: Where Is It?, Dene Grigar

Creation, Remediation, and Curation

13. Foundations for Digital Editing, with Focus on the Documentary Tradition, Jennifer Stertzer

14. XSLT: Transforming our XML Data, Julia Flanders, Syd Bauman, and Sarah Connell

15. Working with the Semantic Web, James Smith

16. Drupal and Other Content Management Systems, Quinn Dombrowski

17. Augmented Reality, Markus Wust

18. Fabrication and Research-Creation in the Arts and Humanities, Nicole Clouston and Jentery Sayers

19. From Theory to Experience to Making to Breaking: Iterative Game Design for Digital Humanists, Matt Bouchard and Andy Keenan

Administration, Dissemination, and Teaching

20. Project Management and the Digital Humanist, Lynne Siemens

21. Doing DH in the Classroom: Transforming the Humanities Curriculum through Digital Engagement, Diane Jakacki and Katherine Faull

22. Digital Liberal Arts and Project-Based Pedagogies, Aaron Mauro

23. Dissemination as Cultivation: Scholarly Communications in a Digital Age, James O’Sullivan, Christopher P. Long, and Mark Mattson