Resources

From the Archival to the Digital Turn: A Lesson on Source Criticism

Have you ever reflected on the origin and authenticity of a historical source that you retrieved from the web? This lesson offers insights into how the practice of applying source criticism has been affected by the digital turn. What are the new questions that historians should ask of digitised and digital-born historical sources, and what new skills should they master to be able to answer these questions?

The TEI Guidelines: Born to be Open

In this lecture from the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (ACDH-CH), Laurent Romary outlines the main issues related to open science in the current scholarly landscape while showing how the Text Encoding Initative (TEI) has been seminal in setting up an open agenda for managing, documenting or disseminating scholarly sources and methods.

Practicing Design Thinking and Making

Design thinking is much less about knowing and much more about doing: it is learning what is needed by creating it. This course is designed to help students and professionals to apply the principles of design thinking in developing their own projects.

Storytelling for Digital Narratives and Blended Spaces

This interdisciplinary course addresses how principles of textual, visual, oral, and place-based storytelling challenge and enhance the conceptualisation, construction and experience of digitally-created worlds connecting to real-world places, locations, and landscapes.

Introduction to Design Thinking and Maker Culture

This course introduces the theories, tools, and methods behind Design Thinking and Maker Culture. It provides an overview of the history of Design Thinking, exploring its various schools of thought and practice, as well as providing an introduction to the more recently theorised space of Maker Culture. This course also explores how those in the arts, humanities, and creative and cultural industries can use the twin pillars of Design Thinking and Maker Culture in their everyday practice.

Cultural Innovation

This video features a keynote speech given by Riccardo Pozzo, in his capacity as Chair of the DARIAH Scientific Board, during the final event for the DESIR project, held in Zagreb in November 2019. In it, he discusses co-creation and cultural innovation, and how research infrastructures play a key role in this.

DARIAH-DE Publikator Tutorial

This tutorial explains the fundamentals of the DARIAH-DE Publikator, a tool which allows you to prepare, manage, and finally import your collections into the DARIAH-DE Repository using your favourite internet browser. The Repository provides the ability to store research data and enrich them with metadata. Through the use of persistent identifiers, a permanent machine-readable reference is ensured and findable via a generic search. The tutorial contains guides for users as well as technical documentation.

MaDiH: Research Software Engineering Training

Hosted by King’s Digital Lab (KDL) at King’s College London, the workshop introduced participants to best practices in project management, the Agile Dynamic System Development Methods (DSDM) as well as various theoretical and practical approaches to digital cultural heritage.