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Centre for Digital Humanities



  • Berry, D. M. (Ed.). (2012). Understanding digital humanities. Houndsmill: Palgrave Macmillan. 10.1057/9780230371934
  • Berry, D. M., & Fagerjord, A. (2017). Digital Humanities: Knowledge and Critique in a Digital Age. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • Burdick, A., Drucker, J., Lunenfeld, P., Presner, T., & Schnapp, J. (2012). Digital_Humanities. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.
  • Kitchin, R. (2014). The Data Revolution: Big data, open data, data infrastructures, & their consequences. London: Sage.
  • Quené, H. (2017). De kansen van spreiding [in Dutch]. Inaugural lecture, Utrecht University, 13 March 2017. [pdf]
  • Schäfer, M.T. & Van Es, K. (2017). The datafied society. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. doi:10.5117/9789462981362. https://www.aup.nl/en/book/9789462987173/the-datafied-society
  • Terras, M., Nyhan, J., Vanhoutte, E., Nyhan, J., & Vanhoutte, E. (2016). Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader. London: Routledge. 10.4324/9781315576251


  • CLARIAH, a distributed infrastructure for the humanities and social sciences. Offers, among others, tools and data.

Digitized manuscripts


  • UU Library
  • Hunston, S. (2012). Corpora in Applied Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 10.1017/CBO9781139524773
  • Delpher, 120M pages of Dutch newspapers
  • Project Gutenberg, repository of digitized books
  • I-Analyzer, making the following corpora accessible:
    • Nederlandse krantencollectie, Koninklijke Bibliotheek
    • ECCO (Eighteenth Century Collections Online)
    • The Times, krantenarchief 1785-2010
    • The Guardian-Observer, archief 1791-2003
    • Periodicals, archive 19th century
    • De Troonredes, 1814-2018
    • Hebreeuwse epigrafieëncollectie
    • Jaarverslagen Nederlandse beursgenoteerde bedrijven 1957 – 2008

Digitized audiovisual data and digital tools


Digital methods

Regular expressions


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