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Defining the Digital Humanities (Refresh for a New Definition)

Introduction to Digital Humanities Videos

Books in Digital Humanities

Resources for Digital Humanities Areas I

Resources for Digital Humanities II

Digital Humanities @USM

Online Resources

Related Guides

Tools

Tabula
Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. Freeware/Attribution License.
Tabula is a tool for liberating data tables locked inside PDF files.
URL: http://tabula.technology/
Availability: Free.
Open Refine
Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. [BSD License].
OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) is a powerful tool for working with messy data: cleaning it; transforming it from one format into another; and extending it with web services and external data.
URL: http://openrefine.org
Availability: Free.
R
Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. GNU GPL.
R is an integrated suite of software facilities for data manipulation, calculation and graphical display. R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modeling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, …) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.
URL: http://www.r-project.org
Availability: Free.
Processing
Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. GNU GPL.
Processing is a flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning how to code within the context of the visual arts. Also provides a foundation for interactive data visualization.
URL: http://processing.org/
Availability: Free. Libraries for Javascript (JS) and Python exist and available from the processing.org site.
CartoDB
Web-Based. Freemium.
Provides one of the best out-of-the-box online spatial visualization solutions.
URL: http://www.cartodb.com
Availability: Free*.

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