In early 2021, a new platform, Digital Ottoman Studies (DOS), was established with the aim of contributing to digital humanities from the perspective of Ottoman Empire and Turkish studies. The Istanbul-based project facilitates data access for researchers by collecting projects, archives, databases, manuscript collections, events, and more through an English and Turkish-language website. The platform…

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In a previous post I briefly presented some of the richest and most commonly used online resources for Korean Studies. There I suggested that despite the plethora of premodern textual material that is freely available online, it remained to be seen what kind of digital humanities work scholars of Korea would be able to produce. Many factors…

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In Part 1 of this exercise we went over how you may import a digitized image, georeference it and record administrative boundary information contained in the map. The shapefiles that we created now have geographic information ascribed to them. Yet, this is all they have. In Part 2, I will go over how one might…

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As discussed in several of our previous posts by Fatma, Deniz, Adrian, and Giulia, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a useful technology for scholars in the different humanities fields. Since these posts elaborate on the importance and applicability of GIS tools in humanities scholarship in detail, I will keep my intro brief and jump into…

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Though laity and scholars of other disciplines may not know them, most scholars involved in biblical studies will probably be familiar with some kind of software for engaging the primary sources, i.e. critical editions of biblical texts. Probably the most well-known of these are Accordance, BibleWorks, and Logos. These programs have great merits, but also…

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