Further reading

Here is a list of both popular and scholarly articles portraying a variety of digital humanities/cultural analytics research. Reading articles is a great way to see how other researchers have approached text analysis-based projects in the past.


Auckland, M. (2012). Re-skilling for research: An investigation into the role and skills of subject and liaison librarians required to effectively support the evolving information needs of researchers. RLUK Report, available at: http://www.rluk.ac.uk/files/RLUK%20Re-skilling.pdf

Ayers, E. L. (2013). Does digital scholarship have a future?. Educause Review48(4), 24-34. https://er.educause.edu/articles/2013/8/does-digital-scholarship-have-a-future

Babeu, A. (2011). ” Rome Wasn’t Digitized in a Day”: Building a Cyberinfrastructure for Digital Classics. Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources. Retrieved October 3, 2017 from https://www.ianus-fdz.de/attachments/339/Babeu_Rome-Wasnt-Digitized-in-a-Day_2011.pdf

Bryson, T., Posner, M., Pierre, A. S., & Varner, S. (2011). SPEC kit 326: Digital humanities. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries. Retrieved October 3, 2017 from http://publications.arl.org/Digital-Humanities-SPEC-Kit-326/

Johnson, L., Adams Becker, S., Estrada, V. & Freeman, A. (2015). NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Library Edition. Austin, TX: The New Media Consortium. Retrieved October 3, 2017 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151822/.

Lippincott, J., & Goldenberg-Hart, D. (2014). Digital scholarship centers: Trends & good practice (CNI workshop report). https://www.cni.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/CNI-Digitial-Schol.-Centers-report-2014.web_.pdf

Maron, N. L. (2015). The digital humanities are alive and well and blooming: Now what?. Educause Review50(5), 28-38. https://er.educause.edu/articles/2015/8/the-digital-humanities-are-alive-and-well-and-blooming-now-what

McDonald, D., McNicoll, I., Weir, G., Reimer, T., Redfearn, J., Jacobs, N., & Bruce, R. (2012). The value and benefits of text mining. JISC Digital Infrastructure. Retrieved from http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/publications/reports/2012/value-text-mining.pdf

Palmer, C. L., & Neumann, L. J. (2002). The information work of interdisciplinary humanities scholars: Exploration and translation. The Library Quarterly72(1), 85-117. https://doi.org/10.1086/603337

Searle, S. (2015). Using scenarios in introductory research data management workshops for library staff. D-Lib Magazine21(11/12). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/november15/searle/11searle.html

Sukovic, S. (2011). E-Texts in research projects in the humanities. In Advances in Librarianship (Vol. 33, pp. 131–202). Emerald Group Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0065-2830(2011)0000033009

Sula, C. A. (2013). Digital humanities and libraries: A conceptual model. Journal of Library Administration53(1), 10-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01930826.2013.756680

Toms, E. G., & O’Brien, H. L. (2008). Understanding the information and communication technology needs of the e-humanist. Journal of Documentation64(1), 102-130. https://doi.org/10.1108/00220410810844178

Vinopal, J., & McCormick, M. (2013). Supporting digital scholarship in research libraries: Scalability and sustainability. Journal of Library Administration53(1), 27-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01930826.2013.756689

Walters, T., & Skinner, K. (2011). New Roles for New Times: Digital Curation for Preservation. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries. Retrieved October 3, 2017 from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED527702.pdf

Zorich, D. (2012). Transitioning to a Digital World: Art History, Its Research Centers, and Digital Scholarship. A Report to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University. Retrieved October 3, 2017 from http://www.kressfoundation.org/uploadedFiles/Sponsored_Research/Research/Zorich_TransitioningDigitalWorld.pdf


Hearst, M. (2003). What is text mining. SIMS, UC Berkeley. http://people.ischool.berkeley.edu/~hearst/text-mining.html

Moretti, F. (2013). Distant reading. Verso Books.

Rockwell, G. (2003). What is text analysis, really? Literary and Linguistic Computing18(2), 209–219. https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/18.2.209 .


Digging For Nuggets Of Wisdom – The New York Times. October 10, 2003. Retrieved January 25, 2017, from http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/16/technology/digging-for-nuggets-of-wisdom.html

Jockers, M. L., & Mimno, D. (2013). Significant themes in 19th-century literature. Poetics, 41(6), 750-769. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poetic.2013.08.005 

Juola, P. (2017). Language Log » Rowling and “Galbraith”: an authorial analysis. July 16, 2013. Retrieved January 25, 2017, from http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=5315

Lancashire, I., & Hirst, G. (2009). Vocabulary changes in Agatha Christie’s mysteries as an indication of dementia: A case study. In 19th Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference, Cognitive Aging: Research and Practice, 8-10. Retrieved January 25, 2017, from ftp://ftp.cs.toronto.edu/pub/gh/Lancashire+Hirst-extabs-2009.pdf

Lieberman, E., Michel, J. B., Jackson, J., Tang, T., & Nowak, M. A. (2007). Quantifying the evolutionary dynamics of language. Nature449(7163), 713-716. 10.1038/nature06137

Michel, J. B., Shen, Y. K., Aiden, A. P., Veres, A., Gray, M. K., Pickett, J. P., … & Pinker, S. (2011). Quantitative analysis of culture using millions of digitized books. Science331(6014), 176-182. 10.1126/science.1199644

Underwood, T., & Bamman, D. (2016, November 28). The Gender Balance of Fiction, 1800-2007 | The Stone and the Shell. Retrieved August 16, 2017, from https://tedunderwood.com/2016/12/28/the-gender-balance-of-fiction-1800-2007/

Underwood, T., & Sellers, J. (2012). The emergence of literary diction. Journal of Digital Humanities, 1(2), 1-2. http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/1-2/the-emergence-of-literary-diction-by-ted-underwood-and-jordan-sellers/


ACLS, Our Cultural Commonwealth, The report of the American Council of Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2006): http://www.acls.org/cyberinfrastructure/ourculturalcommonwealth.pdf 

Research Data and Preservation symposium (RDAP) 2011 Summer Humanities Data Curation Summit, Muñoz and Renear, “Issues in Humanities Data Curation” discussion paper: http://cirssweb.lis.illinois.edu/paloalto/whitepaper/premeeting/

Data life cycle: http://data.library.virginia.edu/data-management/lifecycle/


Introduction to Data Visualization -- Visualization Types: http://guides.library.duke.edu/datavis/vis_types

Moretti, F. (2005). Graphs, maps, trees: abstract models for a literary history. Verso.

Severino Ribecca, Data Visualization Catalogue: http://www.datavizcatalogue.com/index.html

Steele, J., & Iliinsky, N. (2010). Beautiful visualization: looking at data through the eyes of experts. ” O’Reilly Media, Inc.

Yau, N. (2011). Visualize this: The FlowingData guide to design, visualization, and statistics. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley Pub.