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Digital Humanities


What Is Digital Humanities?

We take a broad, critical, and inclusive approach to digital humanities, understanding it to be interdisciplinary humanities research, teaching, learning, and publishing, that can be presented in digital form(s), enabled by digital methods and tools, about digital technology and culture, experimenting with and developing digital technologies, critical of its own digital-ness, and employing a pedagogy of collaboration and participation.


Table of Contents

  • Projects - examples of digital projects at Northwestern

  • Tools - directory of recommended digital tools

  • Resources - list of resources for getting started & more

  • Intersections - understanding critical digital humanities

  • Evaluation - readings & resources for evaluating digital projects

  • Funding - opportunities in support of digital work

  • Campus - digital humanities initiatives at Northwestern


Our Services

We offer consultation and collaboration services for humanities faculty and graduate students interested in digital forms of research, teaching and publication. These services include:

  • Research Consultations & Course Development

  • Tutorials & Training

  • Presentations & Discussions

  • Advice & Referrals


Contact Us

For more information, or to schedule a consultation, please contact Basia Kapolka, Digital Humanities Librarian, at