Tools & Methods
Visualize and Share Your Work
There are a number of platforms for visualizing and analyzing your digital humanities work. Below are a few free options to try out that require no to some programming knowledge. For more tools that are specific to visualizing certain types of data (for example - network graphs), visit the relevant pages under What is DH. For presentation platforms, visit Digital Dissemination.
For tools that contain a suite of visualizations, try:
For popular programming libraries and packages, try:
How do I get started?
If you're new to digital humanities and are interested in starting a project, stop by the Franke Family Digital Humanities Laboratory in Sterling Memorial Library during our Office Hours.
We also highly recommend looking at existing digital humanities projects to get a sense for what's possible. In addition to projects at Yale, we recommend checking out projects at other digital humanities centers, including:
- Stanford's Literary Lab
- Northeastern's NULab for Maps, Texts, and Networks
- Maryland's Institute for Tecnology in the Humanities
- DHCommons Projects
In addition to on-campus support, there are also off-campus and online resources that you might try. The following programs all offer opportunities for researchers to learn different digital humanities methods and theoretical approaches:What we offer