Introduction: The article discusses how letters are being used across the disciplines, identifying similarities and differences in transcription, digitisation and annotation practices. It is based on a workshop held after the end of the project Digitising experiences of migration: the development of interconnected letters collections (DEM). The aims were to examine issues and challenges surrounding digitisation, build capacity relating to correspondence mark-up, and initiate the process of interconnecting resources to encourage cross-disciplinary research. Subsequent to the DEM project, TEI templates were developed for capturing information within and about migrant correspondence, and visualisation tools were trialled with metadata from a sample of letter collections. Additionally, as a demonstration of how the project’s outputs could be repurposed and expanded, the correspondence metadata that was collected for DEM was added to a more general correspondence project, Visual Correspondence.
Introduction: This post explains the benefits of using BEACON for data enrichment and increased visibility, on the example of Bibliografie deutsch-jüdische Geschichte Nordrhein-Westfalen.
Introduction: How do we improve the quality of the fledgling practice of Web archeology, so much needed now that a first decade of Web information threatens to disappear as current interest wanes but contemporaneous cultural value is undisputed. A National Library of the Netherlands scientific report investigates.
Introduction: The post discusses the challenges that traditional philological approach has to face in creating digital corpora of critical editions of nonvernacular medieval works.
Introduction: This paper describes a project of applying LOD on the traditional catalog metadata.
Introduction: Now that sources for research increasingly are digital sources, how do we establish the quality of such sources?
Introduction: A very interesting post written by Domenico Fiormonte on a more diverse and equal Digital Humanities. Fiormonte aims for a more critical digital humanities, but not only in relation to disciplines, methods or tools. He also emphazises on geopolitics and the Global South situation in the Digital Humanities field.
Introduction: This software paper describes ‘stylo’ – an R package for stylometric research and text processing.
Introduction: This conference report (with the conference podcast) outlines the TEI solutions for encoding oral corpus.
Introduction: This post highlights the current and future projects, methods and tools in digital Assyriology.