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Digital History Resources and Tools: Digital History

Resources and tools for digital history

Digital History/Humanities

Digital history refers to the use of communication technologies such as the computer, the Internet, and software systems to examine and represent the past. In the scholarly arena, digital history encompasses the development of new course materials, databases, and frameworks through which people may read about, experience, and examine major historical problems.

Beyond digitization, digital history includes the creation of interactive timelines and exhibits, text analysis, mapping, data visualization, and other types of data presentation and analysis.