From CUNY Academic Commons

Here are just a few examples of Digital Humanities work to give a sense of its range. What other projects would you want to show to a beginning DHer?


  • 4Humanities, a site created by the international community of DH scholars and educators to assist in advocating for the humanities. Provides a communication platform, tools, and resources. “The humanities are in trouble today, and digital methods have an important role to play in effectively showing the public why the humanities need to be part of any vision of a future society.”

The Archive, Digital Preservation of Analog & Born-Digital Materials

Digital Fabrication/Making Things

Networked Pedagogy

  • Looking for Whitman – an experiment in multi-campus digital pedagogy funded by the NEH’s Office of Digital Humanities, LFW used open-source tools to connect classrooms in multiple institutions, creating a dynamic, social, collaborative learning environment; students at New York City College of Technology (CUNY), New York University, University of Mary Washington, and Rutgers University-Camden shared their intellectual experiences of exploring Whitman’s work in relationship to specific places in which Whitman lived, with students from Novi-Sad in Serbia adding a global perspective.
  • Not specific to DH but an important related movement in Educational Technology are projects that provide open platforms for teaching, learning and collaboration, such as University of Mary Washington Blogs. CUNY is a leader in this space, with the ePortfolio Gateway and Macaulay Social Network at CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College, Blogs@Baruch at CUNY’s Baruch College, and now the OpenLab at City Tech.

Scholarly Communication & Publishing

Text/Data Mining, Analysis & Visualization


In addition to the major initiatives listed under Networked Pedagogy and Scholarly Communication above:

CUNY DHers, please add your projects to this list!

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