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Digital Humanities: Books

This subject guide focuses on digital humanities issues related to the teaching, research, and scholarly communication interests of the local digital humanities community, with a specific focus on information relevant to digital humanities courses at Univ

DH Books Across Disciplines

This list features primarily newer works (2010 and later), but it also includes several earlier, foundational texts.


Apollon, Daniel, Claire Belisle, and Philippe Régnier. Digital Critical Editions (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014). PN171.D37 D54 2014


Bailar, Melissa, ed. Emerging Disciplines: Shaping New Fields of Scholarly Inquiry in and Beyond the Humanities (Houston: Rice University Press, 2010). open access edition


Barthscherer, Thomas, and Robert Coover. Switching Codes: Thinking through Digital Technology in the Humanities and the Arts (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011). Call number:  AZ195.S95 2011 | electronic access


Bawden, David, and Lyn Robinson. Introduction to Information Science (London: Facet, 2012). Z665 .B39 2013


Berry, David M., ed. Understanding Digital Humanities (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). AZ105.U64 2012


Bode, Katherine, and Paul Longley Arthur, ed. Advancing Digital Humanities: Research, Methods, Theories (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). AZ105 .A35 2014


Bodenhamer, David J., John Corrigan, and Trevor M. Harris, ed. Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015). GA139.5 .D44 2015


Bodenhamer, David J., John Corrigan, and Trevor M. Harris, ed. The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010). G70.212 .S654 2010 | electronic access


Burdick, Anne, et. al. Digital_Humanities (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012).  AZ195 .D54 2012 | electronic access


Carter, Bryan. Digital Humanities: Current Perspective, Practices, and Research (Bingley, U.K.: Emerald, 2013). electronic access


Cohen, Dan, and Tom Scheinfeldt., ed. Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013). AZ186.H33 2013


---. Hacking the Academy, The Edited Volume (Ann Arbor: MPublishing, 2011).


Deegan, Marilyn, and Willard McCarty, ed. Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities (Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2012). electronic access


Drucker, Johanna. Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014). P93.5 .D78 2014


---. SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009). AZ105 .D785 2009


Gold, Matthew K., ed. Debates in the Digital Humanities (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012). AZ182 .D44 2012 | open access edition


Gregory, Ian N., and Alistair Geddes, ed. Toward Spatial Humanities: Historical GIS & Spatial History (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014). D16 .T74 2014


Hartsell-Gundy, Arianne, Laura Braunstein, and Liorah Golomb, ed. Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists (Chicago: ACRL, 2015). Z675.H86 D54 2015 | electronic access


Hayles, Katherine, and Jessica Pressman, ed. Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013). HM851 .C656 2013


Hayles, Katherine. How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012). P96.T42 H39 2012


Hockey, Susan. Electronic Texts in the Humanities: Principles and Practice (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000). AZ186.H6 2000


Hillis, Ken, Michael Petit, and Kylie Jarrett. Google and the Culture of Search (New York: Routledge, 2013). electronic access


Hirsch, Brett D., ed. Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics (Cambridge: OpenBook Publishers, 2012). AZ182 .D545 2012 | electronic access


Ioannides, Marinos, and Ewald Quak, ed. 3D Research Challenges in Cultural Heritage: A Roadmap in Digital Heritage Preservation (Berlin, Springer: 2014). electronic access


Jones, Steven E. The Emergence of the Digital Humanities (New York: Routledge, 2014). AZ195 .J66 2014


Kirschenbaum, Matthew G. Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2008). P96.T42 K567 2008


Klein, Julie Thomson. Interdisciplining Digital Humanities: Boundary Work in an Emerging Field (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014). electronic access


McCarty, Willard. Humanities Computing (New York: Palgrave, 2005). AZ105.M245 2005


Meyer, Eric T., and Ralph Schroeder. Knowledge Machines: Digital Transformations of the Sciences and Humanities (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2015). Q180.55.E4 M48 2015


McGann, Jerome J. A New Republic of Letters: Memory and Scholarship in the Age of Digital Reproduction (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014). electronic access


---, ed. Online Humanities Scholarship: The Shape of Things to Come (Houston: Connexions, Rice University, 2010). electronic access


Presner, Todd Samuel, David Shepard, and Yoh Kawano. HyperCities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014). AZ186 .P74 2014


Ridolfo, Jim, and William Hart-Davidson. Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). AZ195 .R47 2015


Ridge, Mia, ed. Crowdsourcing Our Cultural Heritage (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014). CC135 .C78 2014


Sallaberry, Christian. Geographical Information Retrieval in Textual Corpora (London: ISTE, 2013). G70.212 .S268 2013


Schreibman, Susan, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth, ed. A Companion to Digital Humanities (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004). AZ105.C588 2004


Svensson, Patrik, and David Theo Goldberg, ed. Between Humanities and the Digital (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2015). AZ105 .B44 2015


Terras, Melissa M., Julianne Nyhan, Edward Vanhoutte, ed. Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader (Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2013). electronic access


Tötösy de Zepetnek, Steven, ed. Digital Humanities and the Study of Intermediality in Comparative Cultural Studies (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue Scholarly Publishing Services, 2013). AZ195 .D55 2013


Travis, Charles B. Abstract Machine: Humanities GIS (New York: Esri Press, 2015). G70.212 .T74 2015


Warwick, Claire, Melissa M. Terras, and Julianne Nyhan, ed. Digital Humanities in Practice (London: Facet, 2012).  electronic access


Weiss, Andrew. Using Massive Digital Libraries: A LITA Guide (Chicago: American Library Association, 2014). ZA4080 .W43 2014


Wouters, Paul, Anne Beaulieu, Andrea Scharnhorst, and Sally Wyatt, ed. Virtual Knowledge: Experimenting in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013). AZ195 .V57 2013



Bonacchi, Chiara, ed. Archaeology and Digital Communication: Towards Strategies of Public Engagement (London: Archetype Publications, 2012). CC75 .A6555 2012

Collins, Samuel Gerald, and Matthew Slover Durington. Networked Anthropology: A Primer for Ethnographers (London: Routledge, 2015). GN13.5 .C65 2015

Gubrium, Aline, and Krista Harper. Participatory Visual and Digital Methods  (Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2013). GN347 .G84 2013

Horst, Heather A., and Daniel Miller, ed. Digital Anthropology (London: Bloomsbury, 2013). P96.A56 D54 2013

Olson, Brandon R., and William R. Caraher, ed. Visions of Substance: 3D Imaging in Mediterranean Archaeology (Grand Forks: The Digital Press @ The University of North Dakota, 2015). CC80.4 .V57 2015

Underberg, Natalie M., and Elayne Zorn. Digital Ethnography: Anthropology, Narrative, and New Media (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013). GN13.5 .U63 2013

Classics & Religious Studies

Andrews, Tara, and Caroline Macé. Analysis of Ancient and Medieval Texts and Manuscripts: Digital Approaches (Turnhout: Brepols, 2014). [on order]

Bodard, Gabriel, and Simon Mahony, ed. Digital Research in the Study of Classical Antiquity (Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2010). electronic access

Clivaz, Claire, Andrew Gregory, and David Hamidovic, ed. Digital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Early Christian Studies (Leiden, Netherlands; Boston: Brill, 2014). BS600.3 .D55 2014

Netz, Reviel, William Noel Natalie Tchernetska, and Nigel Wilson. The Archimedes Palimpsest, vol. 1 (New York: Published for the Walters Art Museum by Cambridge University Press, 2011). QA31 .A832 2011


Andrews, Tara, and Caroline Macé. Analysis of Ancient and Medieval Texts and Manuscripts: Digital Approaches (Turnhout: Brepols, 2014). [on order]

Boyd, Douglas A. and Mary A. Larson, ed. Oral History and Digital Humanities: Voice, Access, and Engagement (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). D16.14 .O7326 2014

Cohen, Daniel J., and Roy Rosenzweig. Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006). open access edition | D16.117 .C64 2006

Dougherty, Jack, and Kristen Nawrotzki. Writing History in the Digital Age (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013). D16.12.W75 2013

Kee, Kevin B. Pastplay: Teaching and Learning History with Technology (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014). D16.255.C65 P37 2014

Lawrence, Susan C., ed. Civil War Washington: History, Place, and Digital Scholarship (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015). E501 .C53 2015

Mills, T. Kelly. Teaching History in the Digital Age (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013). D16.255.C65 K45 2013

Piotrowski, Michael. Natural Language Processing for Historical Texts (San Rafael, CA: Morgan & Claypool, 2012). electronic access

Weller, Toni, ed. History in the Digital Age (New York: Routledge, 2013). electronic access

Literature & Language

Andrews, Tara, and Caroline Macé. Analysis of Ancient and Medieval Texts and Manuscripts: Digital Approaches (Turnhout: Brepols, 2014). [on order]

Benatti, Francesca, Sean Ryder, and Justin Tonra. Thomas Moore: Texts, Contexts, Hypertext (Oxford; New York: Peter Lang, 2013). electronic access

Carson, Christe, and Peter Kirwan. Shakespeare and the Digital World: Redefining Scholarship and Practice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014). PR2976 .S33718 2014

Earhart, Amy E., and Andrew Jewell, ed. The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011). PS51.A64 2011

Flanders, Julia, and Neil Fraistant, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013). P47 .C36 2013

Galey, Alan. The Shakespearean Archive: Experiments in New Media from the Renaissance to Postmodernity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014). PR2965 .G35 2014

Hoover, David L., Jonathan Culpeper, and Kieran O'Halloran. Digital Literary Studies: Corpus Approaches to Poetry, Prose, and Drama (New York: Routledge, 2014). PN56.I64 H66 2014

Jockers, Matthew L. Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013). PN73.J63 2013 | electronic access

Price, Kenneth M., and Ray Siemens, ed. Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology (New York: Modern Language Association, 2013). electronic access

Ramsay, Stephen. Reading Machines: Toward an Algorithmic Criticism (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2012). P98.5.P38 R36 2011 | electronic access

Rohrbach, Augusta. Thinking Outside the Book (Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2014). PS149 .R64 2014

Schreibman, Susan, and Ray Siemens, ed. A Companion to Digital Literary Studies (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2008). PN56.I65 C66 2007

Underwood, Ted. Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013). PR25 .U53 2013 | electronic access

Whitson, Roger, and Jason Whittaker. William Blake and the Digital Humanities: Collaboration, Participation, and Social Media (New York, Routledge, 2013). PR4148.I52 W46 2013

Other Books

Chong, Han. Metaphor and Entertainment: A Corpus-based Approach to Language in Chinese Online News (Houndmills, Basingbroke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). P94.65.C6 M48 2014

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