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Your first point of contact should always be your Faculty IT Officers (or equivalent). They will tell you what support is available from the Faculty, and, just as importantly, they will need to know about any demands your project might make on Faculty resources. They will also point you to further contacts and sources of information.

For information about grant applications, you should always refer to the Humanities Division Research Facilitators.

For advice and answers on technical questions, and for technical collaborators and support, there is now a common contact point for the three main providers of digital humanities services in Oxford: the OeRC, IT Services, and the Bodleian Libraries. Emailing researchsupport@it.ox.ac.uk will put you in touch with the appropriate person in one of these services. Follow the links below for more information about digital humanities support in:

  • The Oxford e-Research Centre (OeRC): works with research units across the whole of Oxford University to enable the use and development of innovative computational and information technology in multidisciplinary collaborations.
  • The Oxford University IT Services: combines the former OUCS and University administrative computing; as well as generic IT support across the university, it provides extensive research support, and has a long history of expertise in humanities computing.
  • The Oxford University Bodleian Libraries: as well as hosting a wde range of digital collections, library staff have extensive expertise in the development of digital research resources in the humanities.
  • Advanced Research Computing, providing on-demand High Performance Computing plus support and training for researchers with large amounts of data to process.

In addition, potential collaborators can be found in