For us, Digital Humanities is a research method for the Humanities which uses digital tools to turn traditional objects of study into data. As data we can analyze text, map historical documents, create visualizations, and then use humanities skills to analyze these results.
Getting started with DH
For large projects that require additional hands, infrastructure, or collaboration a grant might be necessary.
Visit the following granting agencies to view options that might fit your goals
Or contact the Sponsored Projects Administration at UGA to identify additional funding resources
Make an appointment with the Digital Humanities Coordinator to go over options and decide if a grant is the way forward for you.
Resources for Grad Students
- Watch this video to see Joey Stanley’s Brand Yourself workshop.
Take control of your online presence and get ready to hit the job market by creating a unified digital narrative.
- Check out Joey Stanley’s blog to see his notes on the workshop.
- Download the Brand Yourself workshop PowerPoint.
Whether you’re applying for a job in academia as a professor or an alt-ac (alternative academic) job be prepared for the complexity of the job market
Make writing your thesis or dissertation easier with our LaTeX template which is approved for use by UGA’s graduate school.
New to LaTeX? See our series of workshops
Introduction to LaTeX
How to best use LaTeX and learn its syntax and logic.
The UGA LaTeX Template
How to apply the UGA LaTeX template to your thesis or dissertation.
Advanced Topics in LaTeX
Customize and use LaTeX for your own discipline.
Data Viz Lab – Georgia Tech’s tutorials on data visualization including tutorials on Tableau, Python, and D3
Methodica Commons – Digital Text Methods site that offers tutorials, programming scripts etc for analyzing text.
- Chrome has a plugin called WebScraper that makes it easier to scrape websites and to bypass any coding. Follow the instructions on the website to download the plug in and it might be good to watch the intro video on the same page. This will allow you to get a feel for the plug in and how it works. Click here to see how to use this plugin and the Cite maps.
Here is a list of transcription tools compiled by members of the ALA Digital Scholarship group. Though we have not tested them here, they come with a recommendation from others working on transcription projects.
These sites and packages are designed to facilitate doing your own transcription:
- InqScribe: has a 14-day free trial. Simple Software for Transcription and Subtitling
- NCH Express Scribe: has a free version that works with non-proprietary audio file formats
- the ftw transcriber: has a free trial
- oTranscribe: free online service
Paid transcription services using humans, AI, or both
- Rev: Can connect to Vimeo to create closed captioning
- Infinity USB Footpedal
- Transcribe: Has both self-transcription and automatic transcription offerings
Blog post comparing several of these options