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Quantifying Digital Humanities

Quantifying Digital Humanities COURTESY OF UCL CENTRE FOR DIGITAL HUMANITIES Digital Humanities research and teaching takes place at the intersection of digital technologies and humanities. DH aims to produce and use applications and models that make possible new kinds of teaching and research, both in the humanities and in computer science (and its allied technologies). DH also studies the impact of these techniques on cultural heritage, memory institutions, libraries, archives and digital culture. Digital Humanities is difficult to quantify. Here we present all available statistics reguarding individuals and resources, to explore the scope of the field. PHYSICAL CENTRES IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES ACROSS THE GLOBE Norway A Sweden 2 Netherlands Luxembourg 114 Centers in - Germany UK 14 Hungary 24 Countries Ireland 2 Belgium 3 Canada France 2. Janan South Korea 2 Tawan Soain Viran USA 44 Italy Serbia Austria 7 Australia Brazil 2 A New Zéaland South Africa HOW CAN WE COUNT DIGITAL HUMANITIES? Institutional subscriptions to LLC: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities | 3,018 Followers of @DHNOW on Twitter 2794 Registered users of thatcamp.org 1899 Subscribers to Humanist discussion list 1831 Students that have taken courses at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute since 2004 Registered users of DH Answers 969 Subscribers to TEI-L discussion list 949 Subscribers to Digital Medievalist discussion list 700 Followers of @DHQuarterly on Twitter 688 Followers of @digitalmedieval on Twitter İIII| 584 Followers of @LLCJournal on Twitter 513 Individual subscriptions to LLC Journal 378 M Subscribers to Digital Classicist discussion list 374 DH Scholars on @DanCohen's Twitter list 359 Subscribers to Antiquist discussion list 330 Day of Digital Humanities bloggers 244 Digital Humanities Centres registered with Centernet 167 1 134 Taught courses in Digital Humanities Members of the Association of Computers and the Humanities Members of the Association for i 78 Literary and Linguistic Computing İ1| 89 Members of the Society for Digital Humanities I 36 /Société pour l'étudé des mědias interactifs Additional Joint Members of ACH, ALLC, and SDH/Semi 172 ACCESS STATISTICS TO MAIN DH RESOURCES - 2011 DH ANSWERS DHNOW - November 2011 – 28,837 unique visitors 14,500 visits posts 23 topics from 164 Countries 5,000 unique visitors 48,000 page views 964 registered users - TEI BY EXAMPLE DIGITAL HUMANITIES QUARTERLY June-December 201|- 26,636 visits 18% 30,000 unique 18% of visitors stay for 15+ minutes, indicating work from page views in 15 months 15,547 unique visitors 137 Countries 52,370 page views to -600 ? -100 INVESTMENT IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE JU JU HUMANITIES The USA's National Endowment for the Humanities has funded 250 projects through its Office of Digital Humanities $15,268,130 of Digital Humanities funding 2007 - 2011 JISC+ The National Endowment for the Humanities and the UK's Joint Information Systems Committee have funded 8 joint projects 2008 - 2011 $966,691 invested in those projects Arts & Humanities Research Council JU 1998 - 2004: UK's Arts and Humanities Research Council funded 330 projects with some digital output 1998 - 2008 invested £121.5m in projects with a digital component Average cest of an AHRC project with a digital component $309,110 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation AHRÇ ICT Methods Network Award £1,037,382 Award amount for AHRC ICT Strategy Projects £979,364 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Scholarly Communication and Information Technology strand of funding paid $30,870,567 to projects in 2010 Award Amount for AHRÇ e-Science Workshops scheme £65,498 Award amount for Research Grant (e-Science) £2,014,626 =16 =| | =$I0 MIL =£10 MIL =£50,000 THE GROWTH OF DIGITAL HUMANITIES 750 550 350 150 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2010 2008 Z Papers Submitted to Digital Humanities Conference Day of Digital Humanities participants Subscribers to Digital Medievalist Z Personal Subscriptions to LLC: the Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities Subscribers to Antiquist discussion list Papers Submitted to LLC Journal Jobs posted to Humanist Z DH Sessions at MLA THATcamps Sources: http://digitalhumanities.org/centernet/ http://twitter.com/dhnow http://thatcamp.org http://digitalhumañities.org/humanist/ http://digitalhymanities.org/answers/ http://lisisery.brown.ędu/archives/cgi-bin/wa?A0=TEI-L http://www.digthquarterly http://twitter. http://twitter.com/digitalmedjeval http://twitter.com/LLCjournal http://lc, oxfordjournals.org/ http://wiki.digitálclassicist org/Discussion. http://api.twifter.com/#/dančohen/digitalhumanities http://www.antiqujst.org/blog/list-discussion-guidelines http://ra http://digitaalberta.cacenternet http://digita scholarship.wordpress.com/2011/06/20/ http://digitalhumanities.org/answers/ http://digitalhumanitiesnow,org/ http://digitalhumanities.org/dhg/ http://teibyexample.org http://dh201), stanford.edu/ http://www.dhsi.org http://www.allc.org http://wyw.ach.ore http://sdh-semi.org Statistics compiled by @melissaterras Statistics correct as of December 2011 st.org/mailing UCL CENTRE FOR DIGITAL HUMANITIES ca/-dayofdh2011 UCL Centre for Digital Humanities brings tagether people from a wide range of disciplines to develap research and teaching in a vibrant mulndiseiplinary field. UCLDH affers a research-led MA/MSc in Digital Humanities. For more information see http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dh/ Special Thanks To: Syd Bauman, David Beavan, Craig Bellamy, Brett Bobley, Gabriel Bodard, Arno Bosse, lan Broadbridge, Lou Burnard, Dan Cohen, James Cummings, Karen Dalziel, Alastair Dunning, Neil Fraistat, Amanta French, Boone Gorges, Leif Isaksen, Matthew Jockers, Willard McCarty. Rachel Murply. Bethany Nowviskie, Peter Organisciak, Trevor Owens, Kristel Pent, David Robey. Mark Sample, Desmond Schmidt, Ray Siemens, Paul Spence, Lisa Spira, John Unsworth, Edward Vanhoutte, John Walsh, Kay Walter, and Glen Warthey

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