For those of you wondering what digital humanities (DH) is, you’re in good company. Even die-hard digital humanists sometimes have trouble agreeing on a definition of the field. However, since we are going to be talking about what DH means at OSU, your THATCamp organizers wanted to provide some background info to get the conversation started. Over the next couple of months, we will occasionally post thoughts about DH and links to DH resources on the site, and we invite participants to do the same.
To get the ball rolling, here are two DH-related resources. If you prefer your info in text form, we recommend the excellent CUNY Digital Humanities Resource Guide.
If you’re more of a visual person (or if you’re just in a big hurry), Melissa Terras‘ Quantifying Digital Humanities sums up her quantitative research on DH into a beautiful and accessible visualization. You can learn more about the research behind it here. Here’s a sneak peak: