Information Studies

Collection of online resources related to information studies.

Frederick Douglass in Britain and Ireland

African American Transatlantic Abolitionism. Here you will find information on formerly enslaved African Americans who made radical and politicized journeys to the British Isles during the c19th to educate British audiences about slavery, racism, and lynching. They spoke in large cities and small fishing villages across the length and breadth of the British Isles, published […]

Stanford Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis

CESTA is an internationally renowned digital humanities center based in Wallenberg Hall at Stanford University. We are a diverse community of faculty, students, researchers, and practitioners. Through collaboration with partners across campus, across the Americas, and across the world, our research investigates pressing questions about human history, experience and endeavor. We explore places, global spaces, […] Ireland’s Open Data Portal

The Open Data listed in is published by Government Departments and Public Bodies. Many datasets are individually published and updated by public organisations. Other datasets are harvested daily from existing, domain-specific data catalogues. currently harvests data from: The Irish Spatial Data ExchangeDublinkedCentral Statistics Office’s StatCentral.ieOrdnance Survey IrelandHealth Service ExecutiveCork CityGalway City CouncilGalway County […]

The Digital Curation Centre

The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) is a world-leading centre of expertise in digital information curation with a focus on building capacity, capability and skills for research data management. The DCC provides expert advice and practical help on how to store, manage, protect and share digital research data. We provide a broad range of resources including […]

Central Statistics Office

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is Ireland’s national statistical office and our purpose is to impartially collect, analyse and make available statistics about Ireland’s people, society and economy. Specifically, our mandate under the Statistics Act 1993 is “”The collection, compilation, extraction and dissemination for statistical purposes of information relating to economic, social and general activities […]

Digital Commons Network

The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work. Level: All

EU Open Data Portal: Access to European Union Open Data

The European Union Open Data Portal (EU ODP) provides access to an expanding range of data from the European Union (EU) institutions and other EU bodies. You can use and reuse these data for commercial or non-commercial purposes. By providing easy access to data — free of charge — we aim to help you put […]

CESSDA: Consorium of European Social Science Data Archives

The mission of CESSDA is to provide a full scale sustainable research infrastructure enabling the research community to conduct high-quality research in the social sciences contributing to the production of effective solutions to the major challenges facing society today and to facilitate teaching and learning in the social sciences. Member countries seek to increase the […]

UK Data Archive

Home to the UK’s largest collection of social, economic and population data for over 50 years, we provide researchers with training, support and data access as lead partner of the UK Data Service. Level: All

Oxford Text Archive

Oxford Text Archive is a repository of full-text literary and linguistic resources. Thousands of texts in more than 25 languages. The Oxford Text Archive (OTA) provides repository services for literary and linguistic datasets. In that role the OTA collects, catalogues, preserves and distributes high-quality digital resources for research and teaching. We currently hold thousands of […]

THE PULTER PROJECT: A Poet in the Making

This digital collaboration aims at allowing readers to engage with multiple, different representations and readings of Hester Pulter’s striking verse. The distinctive nature of the project is that it does not adopt an editorial process that strives to establish a single, ideal edited form for these works, but instead endorses multiple, equally authorized versions as […]

Digital Refuge: Exploring the European Refugee Crisis

Over a million displaced people have entered Europe over the last few years, fleeing war-torn regions. Digital Refuge maps their journeys through their own words. Through this site, viewers can compare asylum seekers’ hopes and worries to official reports, see how their most pressing concerns and unmet needs change during the crisis, and explore Greek […]

Royal Irish Academy Digital Observatory

The Digital Humanities Observatory (DHO) is a central component within the Humanities Serving Irish Society (HSIS) initiative. The DHO was established under auspices of the Royal Irish Academy to manage and coordinate the increasingly complex e-resources created in the arts and humanities. It enables research and researchers in Ireland to keep abreast of international developments […]

Reading East: Irish Sources and Resources

Reading East: Irish Sources and Resources has been developed as a postdoctoral research project by Dr Marina Ansaldo, under the supervision of Dr Jane Grogan, at the School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin. The project was developed from January to December 2012 under the Government of Ireland Research & Senior Research Fellowship […]

Projects at Price Lab

As the centerpiece of the School of Arts and Sciences strategic initiative Humanities in the Digital Age, the Price Lab supports innovative uses of technology in the study of history, art, and culture. We work in close partnership with the Penn Libraries and Penn Museum of Archeology and Anthropology to help train faculty and students […]

CenterNet – An International Network of Digital Humanities Centers

centerNet is an international network of digital humanities centers formed for cooperative and collaborative action to benefit digital humanities and allied fields in general, and centers as humanities cyberinfrastructure in particular. Anchored by its new publication DHCommons , centerNet enables individual DH Centers to network internationally – sharing and building on projects, tools, staff, and […]

Euronews Project

We are examining new sources for the European dimension of early modern news, integrating Ireland and elsewhere into the network of circulation, 1550-1700, to understand a forgotten but highly significant media landscapeBefore modern times, news circulated in the form of weekly or biweekly semi-public manuscript newsletters (also called avvisi), a Renaissance invention consisting of usually […]

Medici Archives Project – Building interactive archives

During the past four years, MAP’s trajectory has radically changed. Rather than serving as a provider of primary sources to restricted academic audiences, MAP set out to become a research institution with the mission of actively generating scholarly discourse and embracing disparate dimensions of scholarly experience. At the center of this operation has been MAP’s […]

O Penn – Primary Digital Resources/Data

This website contains complete sets of high-resolution archival images of manuscripts from the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and other institutions, along with machine-readable TEI P5 descriptions and technical metadata. All materials on this site are in the public domain or released under Creative Commons licenses as Free Cultural Works. Please see specific collections and documents […]

Century Ireland

The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago. Century Ireland is published on a fortnightly basis, beginning in May 2013, and is the main online portal for the Irish decade of commemorations, 1912-23. News reporting on life in Ireland 100 years […]

The Warburg Institute School of Advanced Study University of London

One of the Warburg’s distinctive features has always been its engagement with what are often considered the superstitious, irrational and emotional elements of cultural phenomena. This has enabled some of its most significant contributions to the understanding of both the dynamics and forms of cultural transmission. The Warburg Library, famous for its powerful and suggestive […]

Screen Studies

Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber and the British Film Institute to support moving-image studies. Level: All

Inside the Getty Museum

Welcome to The Iris, the blog of the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles. Launched in April 2010, the blog is a project of the entire Getty community, written by our curators, educators, scientists, scholars, digital specialists, guest speakers, interns, and many others. We strive to offer an engaging, behind-the-scenes look at art in […]

Locating London’s Past

This website allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque’s 1746 map. Level: All

London Lives 1690 – 1800 Crime, Poverty and Social Policy in the Metropolis

London Lives makes available, in a fully digitised and searchable form, a wide range of primary sources about eighteenth-century London, with a particular focus on plebeian Londoners. This resource includes over 240,000 manuscript and printed pages from eight London archives and is supplemented by fifteen datasets created by other projects. It provides access to historical […]

The Duchas Project National Folklore Archive Ireland

The objective of the project is to initiate the digitization of the National Folklore Collection (NFC) so that: the public has online access to material from the Collection and a data management system is available for NFC to which other material can be added in the future. Project partners: National Folklore Collection, UCD, the National […]

Irish Census (National Archives)

The household returns and ancillary records for the censuses of Ireland of 1901 and 1911, which are in the custody of the National Archives of Ireland, represent an extremely valuable part of the Irish national heritage. Read more about their digitisation. All thirty-two counties for 1901 and 1911, searchable by all information categories, are now […]

Irish Newspapers Archive via UCD Library

Newspapers are very useful for identifying key trends, reviewing analysis of specific issues and tracing original research. They also provide a wealth of primary source material for scholarly research in many subject areas. UCD Library holds an extensive range of regional, national and international newspapers. Further information on our Newspaper collections can be found here. […]

Emily Dickinson Archive

Emily Dickinson Archive (EDA) provides high-resolution images of manuscripts of Dickinson’s poetry, along with transcriptions and annotations from selected historical and scholarly editions. This first release focuses on gathering images of those poems included in The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition, edited by R. W. Franklin (Cambridge: Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, […]


Sometime in the middle of the fifth-century BC, Herodotus, a Greek living on the coast of Asia Minor in a town called Halicarnassus (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey) set out to explain the origins of the Great War that had taken place a generation before between his peoples, the Greeks, and the Persians. The result is his […]

Mina Loy: Navigating the Avant Garde

Artist, poet, feminist, entrepreneur, inventor, and world traveler, Mina Loy consorted with nearly every avant-garde movement, including Futurism, Dada, and Surrealism, but was contained by none. Mina Loy: Navigating the Avant-Garde documents her avant-garde affiliations, pursuing new modes of textual and visual expression in order to invite a closer, more informed engagement with her work. […]