Digital Humanities Software Tools

A librarian for American studies, anthropology , and sociology, Nancy K. Herther, has recently published an article in Computers in Libraries where she includes a good list of digital humanities tools.  Here are some links to these:

DH Press (https://github.com/Digital-Innovation-Lab/dhpress) “DH Press is a plugin for WordPress that enables scholars to visualize their humanities-oriented data and allow users to access that data from the visualizations themselves. ”

Omeka (https://omeka.org/) Omeka provides open-source web publishing platforms for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits.

Scaler 2  (https://github.com/anvc/scalar) media-rich, scholarly electronic publishing) – media-rich, scholarly electronic publishing

Chronos Timeline (http://hyperstudio.mit.edu/software/chronos-timeline/) Chronos is a flexible jQuery plug developed by HyperStudio Digital Humanities at MIT.

TimelineJS (https://timeline.knightlab.com/) an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually rich, interactive timelines.

Historypin (https://github.com/Historypin) a community archiving platform .

QGIS (https://qgis.org) A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System.

Concordle  (http://folk.uib.no/nfylk/concordle/) “Concordle has one point common with Wordle: it makes word clouds. But these are only text, and in a browser in general the choice of fonts is limited, so the clouds are not so very pretty. But it is much more clever:  All the words in the cloud are clickable, i.e. they have links to concordancer function. ”

Netlytic  (https://netlytic.org) “a community-supported text and social networks analyzer that can automatically summarize and discover social networks from online conversations on social media sites”

Palladio  (http://hdlab.stanford.edu/palladio/) Stanford University’s online visualization tool that take CSV files and SPARQL endpoints (beta) as input.

Prism  (http://prism.scholarslab.org/) a tool for “crowdsourcing interpretation.” Users are invited to provide an interpretation of a text by highlighting words according to different categories, or “facets.”

Tableau (https://www.tableau.com/) this is a well known data visualization tool, especially popular in business.

Umigon (https://github.com/seinecle/Umigon) Semantic analysis on Twitter.

Voyant Tools (https://voyant-tools.org/) One of the DH text analysis tools listed in a previous post.

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