Editors' Choice: Teaching Digital Curation


By: Ed Summers

I’m lucky to be teaching a class about digital curation for undergraduate information studies students this semester. I struggled a bit over the summer with how to structure the class. Of course it is important to focus on the concepts and theories of digital curation. But I think it’s also important to provide practical exercises that…

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Editors' Choice: A brief introduction to some digital resources for Korean Studies


By: Elizabeth Lee

This year, scholars and students across the globe have been forced to conduct research and gather materials for their projects and classes through the internet. Luckily for the field of Korean Studies, a huge amount of primary and secondary source material is available online, much of it for free. A concerted effort by the Korean…

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Editors' Choice: Making Internet Things, Storytelling


By: Ilia Blinderman

In 2017, I began compiling a three-part guide, intended for beginners with next to no technical knowledge, on how to create the sorts of data-driven, visual stories that we publish at The Pudding. This was going to consist of introductions and surveys of data analysis, design, and writing, and while I thought that the first…

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Editors' Choice: ClioVis: Description, Origin and Uses


By: Erika Bsumek

ClioVis software combines the best features of digital timeline and mind-mapping software for use by researchers, students, or instructors. The software allows users to chart events chronologically and map them conceptually, illustrating connections along the way through the use of visualization software. ClioVis helps users better understand the materials they are studying, provides an intuitive…

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DHNow will be back in June!

Digital Humanities Now will be taking a short break until June. This semester has been unlike any other, but we hope that DHNow has continued to be a useful resource as we navigate online teaching and learning, virtual conferences, working and researching from home, and broader changes and uncertainty in academia and beyond. A big thank…

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