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 Digital Humanities Lab in Sterling Memorial Library, room 316 during our Tuesday or Wednesday 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