Case Studies

These case studies were contributed by several projects, mainly the AHRC ICT Methods Network and the Arts and Humanities e-Science Support Centre.

casestudy: Spreading the Word: The Oxford Theology Faculty digital library project

A common problem for university librarians can be the sudden demand for a number of texts when those texts are filed are under 'essential reading' on a first-year reading list. Mrs. Susan Lake, of the Theology Faculty Library at the University of Oxford, faces such a problem on a regular basis. [read more...]

casestudy: On Digitising Philosophy and Theology: The Electronic Grosseteste

Dr James Ginther, of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds, sees similarities in the process of creating medieval manuscripts and electronic texts. [read more...]

casestudy: Managing Change with Digital Data: The Case of the Essex Sites and Monuments Record

Digital technology has changed enormously over the past twenty years, and continues to do so. For example, successive generations of database systems have offered more accurate and sophisticated ways of organising and analysing data. [read more...]

casestudy: Writing Under Victoria: The Whistler and Darwin Correspondence Projects

Besides their chosen professions of naturalist and painter, two great figures of the Victorian era, Charles Darwin and James McNeill Whistler, were both prolific letter writers. [read more...]

casestudy: Extending the Suffrage: The Digitisation of The Women's Library Suffrage Banners

ike many political movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the Suffragettes and Suffragists made great use of colourful banners in their marches and parades. [read more...]

casestudy: Restoring Harmony: The Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music

Digitised manuscripts bring immense new research possibilities for scholars. [read more...]

casestudy: Writing AHRC Bids: The Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi

When there is a digital component involved, funding bids to the Arts and Humanities Research Board involve an extra appendix. [read more...]

casestudy: Writing AHRC Bids: The Stone in Archaeology resource

The opportunities afforded by computer technology mean that scholars are now increasingly visualising ways in which digital technology can provide significant advantages to their research. [read more...]