Category Archives: DH in General

Web Scraping with Python for Beginners

Introduction Web scraping is a technique that allows us to extract and copy specific pieces of data from a website. Web scraping is not always ethically unambiguous and can be legally dubious depending on the country or terms and conditions

Web Scraping with Python for Beginners

Introduction Web scraping is a technique that allows us to extract and copy specific pieces of data from a website. Web scraping is not always ethically unambiguous and can be legally dubious depending on the country or terms and conditions

Review: Among Digitized Manuscripts by L.W.C. van Lit (Leiden: Brill, 2020)

For this post, I will be reviewing the new book Among Digitized Manuscripts by C. van Lit (Leiden: Brill, 2020), authored by the founder of this website and the summation of the work he has done on it and since handing over

Review: Among Digitized Manuscripts by L.W.C. van Lit (Leiden: Brill, 2020)

For this post, I will be reviewing the new book Among Digitized Manuscripts by C. van Lit (Leiden: Brill, 2020), authored by the founder of this website and the summation of the work he has done on it and since handing over

The Digital Orientalist’s Recap of 2019

The last year was quite eventful for the Digital Orientalist. It saw a large growth in readership, expansion into new areas, and a series of interesting developments. In this post, we will recap some of the major events and posts

The Digital Orientalist’s Recap of 2019

The last year was quite eventful for the Digital Orientalist. It saw a large growth in readership, expansion into new areas, and a series of interesting developments. In this post, we will recap some of the major events and posts

Photographing Archival Material at the Cadbury Research Library: Some Reflections

I am indebted to both the Cadbury Research Library at the University of Birmingham and the Church Mission Society for providing me permission to print the images used herein. In the summer of 2019, I spent one month at the

Photographing Archival Material at the Cadbury Research Library: Some Reflections

I am indebted to both the Cadbury Research Library at the University of Birmingham and the Church Mission Society for providing me permission to print the images used herein. In the summer of 2019, I spent one month at the

Online Ritual Web Traffic and the Hindu Diaspora

This post was written by guest contributor Zach Chrisman. Chrisman is a master’s student in Religious Studies at the University of Denver specializing in critical theory. His research observes the intersection of affect theory, internet/digital studies, and religion. He is an assistant

Online Ritual Web Traffic and the Hindu Diaspora

This post was written by guest contributor Zach Chrisman. Chrisman is a master’s student in Religious Studies at the University of Denver specializing in critical theory. His research observes the intersection of affect theory, internet/digital studies, and religion. He is an assistant

Among Digitized Manuscripts: A Book

For years, I have explored digitized manuscripts on this website. It left me prepared, three years ago, to embark on a more ambitious investigation into what digitized manuscripts are and what we can do with them. This has now resulted in

Among Digitized Manuscripts: A Book

For years, I have explored digitized manuscripts on this website. It left me prepared, three years ago, to embark on a more ambitious investigation into what digitized manuscripts are and what we can do with them. This has now resulted in

Why I still choose to publish in print

I am an advocate for digital solutions. This is kind of an obvious statement for those who have been following The Digital Orientalist. I love the digital aspect of our work in those early and middle stages of research: data

Why I still choose to publish in print

I am an advocate for digital solutions. This is kind of an obvious statement for those who have been following The Digital Orientalist. I love the digital aspect of our work in those early and middle stages of research: data