Digital Humanities 101

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by Mae Capozzi

For those readers who are just dipping their toes into the vast digital humanities world, here is a list of books and blogs that got me started, and that will hopefully help you too.

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Books

1. Distant Reading by Franco Moretti

This book discusses Moretti’s thought process over the course of his career, and lays out his concept of distant reading, which is a basis for a lot of Digital Humanities work in Literary Studies.

2. Macroanalysis by Matthew Jockers

In Macroanalysis, Jockers discusses ways to put distant reading to work from a more technologically-minded perspective. He discusses different programs available to humanists interested in delving into the Digital Humanities.

Blogs

1. http://www.scottbot.net/HIAL/

2. http://tedunderwood.com

3. http://programminghistorian.org