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Getting Involved

At Oxford

Make sure your profile and your project listings on this site are up to date by logging in and checking them, you can also create your profile if you don't already have one.

Follow our Twitter account at @DH_Oxford to keep up to date with what's going on in Oxford.

Join the Digital Humanities mailing list for information on news, events and training at Oxford. Members of the University of Oxford can sign up by sending a blank message to digitalhumanities-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk from the ox.ac.uk email address which you would like to be subscribed to the list.

The Digital Editors group meets for lunch on the second Friday of each month, at 12:45 in the Far From the Madding Crowd pub. Anyone with an interest in digital editing is welcome. Join the associated digital editions mailing list for updates and discussion.

On Social Media

Start a research blog. IT Services has produced a short pdf about blogging for learning and teaching, and the Research Skills Toolkit features an overview of blogging. There are many blogging platforms; Wordpress is one frequently-used one. Find a list of blogs by Oxford staff, and blogs by Oxonians past and present.

Join Twitter. Check out Kate Lindsay's (IT Services) presentation Twitter for Academia before you dive in (download it to get the notes), or take the Twitter for Academia course from IT Services. Follow @DH_Oxford, and check out Dan Cohen's list of scholars in digital humanities.

Browse through the resources for researchers getting started in social media brought to you by the arts and humanities liason team at Newcastle University Library.

On the Web

Join the Humanist mailing list, an "international online seminar on humanities computing and the digital humanities" moderated by Professor Willard McCarty (King's College London). This list is very active, so you may want to sign up to receive emails as a digest.

Check out what's going on in digital humanities each day on Digital Humanities Now, an aggregated and curated resource, with an associated journal.

Register at HASTAC, the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, and follow it on Twitter: @HASTAC.

Conferences and Events

See our News and Events and  training pages for Oxford events.

Go to a THATCamp, attend the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations' annual conference, or go to the bi-annual Digital Humanities Congress at the University of Sheffield's Humanities Research Institute, among other conferences and workshops.