Category Archive: Visualization

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How to get started, or give someone advice about, visualizing humanities data and cultural heritage collections

Hello, THATCampers! In the spirit of one session/one tool THATCamp production, this document is the outcome of a discussion about how to prep data and choose a visualization tool for humanists who don’t have direct access to high-level database and programming skills. We welcome your comments, suggestions and feedback. Hopefully, you’ll find this step-by-step planning …

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A Digital History of the Digital Humanities

Building off something that crossed my mind some time ago, it seems to me that “the history of humanities computing” is ripe for an online presentation–one that (naturally) uses all the best practices for the gathering and presentation of history in the digital environment.  It’s got everything we need: a finite start date in the …

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Match make/ paper prototype nifty visual interfaces for particular kinds of digital objects and collections

We put stuff on maps. We can put stuff on historic maps. We can put things on timelines. What do we want to do next? There are a ton of cool visualization things going on, many of which use simple javascript libraries. Which of these are useful for cultural heritage collections? Further, what kinds of …

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