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Here we are building a bibliography of publications relevant to the history of computing in the Humanities; publications that the Hidden Histories project has made on this topic can be found on our publication page. 

If you know of publications that should be added to this page (and especially publications in languages other than English) please contact Julianne Nyhan directly or dm us on twitter @dhhist

 

Bibliography [in progress]

Adamo, G., 1994. Bibliografia di informatica umanistica, Rome: Bulzoni.

Agar, J., 2003. The Government Machine. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. http://monoskop.org/images/c/c5/Agar_Jon_The_Government_Machine_A_Revolutionary_History_of_the_Computer.pdf [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Barnet, B., 2008. The Technical Evolution of Vannevar Bush’s Memex. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 2(1). http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/2/1/000015/000015.html [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Barnet, B., 2010. Crafting the User-Centered Document Interface: The Hypertext Editing System (HES) and the File Retrieval and Editing System (FRESS). Digital Humanities Quaterly, 4(1). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/4/1/000081/000081.html [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Barnet, B., 2013. Memory Machines: The Evolution of Hypertext (Anthem Scholarship in the Digital Age), London: Anthem Press.

Berens, K.I., 2014. Judy Malloy’s seat at the (database) table: A feminist reception history of early hypertext literature. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 29(3), pp.340–348.

Bod, R., 2013. A New History of the Humanities: The Search for Principles and Patterns from Antiquity to the Present, Oxford: OUP.

Bradley, John (2009). “What the developer saw: an outsider’s view of Annotation, Interpretation and Scholarship”, In Ray Siemens and Gary Shawver (eds.). New Paths for Computing Humanists: A Volume Celebrating and Recognizing Ian Lancashire. Digital Studies / Le champ numérique (ISSN 1918-3666); Vol. 1, No. 1, 13 May 2009. Online at http://www.digitalstudies.org/ojs/index.php/digital_studies/article/view/143/202

Bradley, John (2012). "No job for techies: collaborative modelling as an intellectual activity of the analyst and scholar". In Marilyn Deegan and Willard McCarty (eds.). Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing. pp. 11-26.

Burdick, A., Drucker, J., Lunenfeld, P., Presner, T., & Schnap. J., 2012. Digital_Humanities. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. http://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/titles/content/9780262018470_Open_Access_Edition.pdf [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Busa, R., 1980. The annals of humanities computing: The index Thomisticus. Computers and the Humanities, 14(2), pp.83–90. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF02403798 [paywall] (Accessed July 2014).

Campbell-Kelly, M. & Aspray W., 2014. Computer: A History of the Information Machine. 3rd ed. Boulder: Westview Press.

Crane, G., 2004. Classics and the Computer: An End of the History. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Earhart, Amy E., forthcoming. Traces of the Old, Uses of the new. University of Michigan Press. https://www.press.umich.edu/5133194/traces_of_the_old_uses_of_the_new 

Edwards, P., 1996. The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Eiteljorg, H., II., 2004. Computing for Archaeologists. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Ess, C., 2004. “Revolution? What Revolution?” Success and Limits of Computing Technologies in Philosophy and Religion. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Fujinaga, I. & Forscher Weiss, S., 2004. Music. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Gouglas, S. et al., 2013. Before the Beginning: The Formation of Humanities Computing as a Discipline in Canada. Digital Studies / Le champ numérique, 3(1). http://www.digitalstudies.org/ojs/index.php/digital_studies/article/view/214 [paywall] (Accessed July 2014).

Greenhalgh, M., 2004. Art History. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Grier, D. & Campbell, M., 2000. A social history of Bitnet and Listserv, 1985-1991. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, 22(2), pp.32–41. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=841135&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fiel5%2F85%2F18190%2F00841135 [paywall] (Accessed August 2014).

Hajič, J., 2004. Linguistics Meets Exact Sciences. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Hamming, D., 1980. We Would Know What They Thought When They Did It. In N. Metropolis, J. Howlett, G.-C. Rota (eds.), A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century: A Collection of Essays, N.Y.: Academic Press, pp.3-9. 

Hockey, S., 2004. The History of Humanities Computing. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional, pp. 3–19.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Liu, A., 2004. Transcendental Data: Toward a Cultural History and Aesthetics of the New Encoded Discourse. Critical Inquiry 31(1), pp. 49-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/427302 [paywall] (Accessed July 2014).

Liu, A., 2012. The State of the Digital Humanities: A Report and Critique. In Arts and Humanities in Higher Education 11(1-2), pp. 8-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1474022211427364 [paywall] (Accessed July 2014).

Mahoney, M.S., 1996. Issues in the History of Computing. In T. J. Bergin & R. G. Gibson (eds.) History of Programming Languages, Vol. 2. Boston: Addison-Wesley Professional, pp. 772–781.

Mahoney, M.S., 2005. The histories of computing(s). Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 30(2), pp. 119–135. http://www.thecorememory.com/THOC.pdf [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Mahoney, M.S., 2011. Histories of Computing. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Mazzini, F., 2014. Cyber-Cultural History: Some Initial Steps toward a Cultural History of Digital Networking. Humanities, 3(2), pp.185–209.

McCarty, W., 2014. Getting there from here. Remembering the future of digital humanities Roberto Busa Award lecture 2013. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 29(3), pp.283–306. http://llc.oxfordjournals.org/content/29/3/283.short?rss=1 [open access] (Accessed August 2014).

McCarty, W., 1992. HUMANIST: Lessons from a Global Electronic Seminar. Computers and the Humanities, 26(3), pp.205–222. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF00058618 [paywall] (Accessed August 2014).

McCarty, W., 2003. Humanities Computing. In M. Drake (ed.) Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science. N.Y.: Marcel Dekker, pp. 1224-35. http://www.mccarty.org.uk/essays/McCarty,%20Humanities%20computing.pdf [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

McCarty, W., 2008. What’s going on? Literary and Linguistic Computing, 23(3), pp. 253–261. http://llc.oxfordjournals.org/content/23/3/253.abstract [paywall] (Accessed July 2014).

McCarty, W., 2010. Attending from and to the machine. Inaugural lecture, King's College London, 2 February.

McCarty, W., 2011. Beyond chronology and profession: discovering how to write a history of the Digital Humanities. Plenary lecture, Hidden Histories: symposium on methodologies for the history of computing in the Humanities c.1949-1980. University College London.

McCarty, W., [Forthcoming]. Risky, experimental, emergent: the timeless genius of CURIA and CELT. In P. MacCotter et al. (eds.) Clerics, Kings and Vikings: Essays on Medieval Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press.

McCarty, W., 2013. The digital and the human. Remembering the future of digital humanities. Busa Award Lecture.

McCarty, W., 2013. "What does Turing have to do with Busa?" In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Annotation of Corpora for Research in the Humanities (ACRH-3). Ed Francesco Mambrini, Marco Passarotti and Caroline Sporleder. 1-14. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.  http://www.mccarty.org.uk/essays/McCarty,%20Turing%20and%20Busa.pdf [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

McCarty, W., Nyhan, J., Welsh, A., Salmon, J. (2012). Questioning, Asking and Enduring Curiosity: an Oral History Conversation between Julianne Nyhan and Willard McCarty. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6(2). Advanced Access published 2012 http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/preview/index.html [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Milic, L.T., 1982. The annals of computing: Stylistics. Computers and the Humanities, 16(1), pp.19–24.

Mindell, D., 2002. Between Human and Machine: Feedback, Control, and Computing before Cybernetics. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Morton, A.G., 1980. The annals of computing: The greek testament. Computers and the Humanities, 14(3), pp.197–199. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF02403768 [paywall] (Accessed July 2014).

Nyhan, J (Ed.) 2012. Hidden Histories: Computing and the Humanities c. 1965-1985. Special edition of Digital Humanities Quarterly  6(3). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/6/3/index.html [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Nyhan, J., 2014. Gender, knowledge and hierarchy: on Busa’s female punch card operators. Arche Logos. http://archelogos.hypotheses.org/135 [open access](Accessed June 2014).

Nyhan, J., 2014. What is in the archive of Fr Roberto Busa S.J. (1913-2011)? Arche Logos. http://archelogos.hypotheses.org/127 [open access] (Accessed June 2014).

Nyhan, J., Flinn, A. & Welsh, A., 2013. Oral History and the Hidden Histories project: towards histories of computing in the humanities. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 29(2). http://llc.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/07/30/llc.fqt044.abstract [paywall] (Accessed July 2014).

Nyhan, J., 2012. Podcasts from the Hidden Histories symposium and hello again. Arche Logos. http://archelogos.hypotheses.org/65 [open access] (Accessed June 25, 2014).

Nyhan, J. & Duke-Williams, O., 2014. Joint and multi-authored publication patterns in the Digital Humanities. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 29(3), pp.387–399. http://llc.oxfordjournals.org/content/29/3/387.full [open access] (Accessed August 2014).

Ortega, É., 2014. Notes towards moving ideas around the DH world. Readers of Fiction. http://lectoresdeficcion.blogs.cultureplex.ca/2014/02/03/notes-towards-moving-ideas-around-the-dh-world/ [open access] (Accessed June 2014).

Raben, J., 1991. Humanities computing 25 years later. Computers and the Humanities, 25(6), pp. 341–350.

Rockwell, G. & Mactavish, A., 2004. Multimedia. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Rockwell, G., 2011.  Inclusion In The Digital Humanities. philosophi.ca. http://www.philosophi.ca/pmwiki.php/Main/InclusionInTheDigitalHumanities [open access] (Accessed January 2011).

Rockwell, G. et al., 2011. Computing in Canada: a history of the incunabular years. Digital Humanities book of abstracts, pp. 207–210.

Rockwell, G., 2007. An alternate beginning to humanities computing? Theoretica.ca. http://theoreti.ca/?p=1608 [open access] (Accessed April 2014).

Rockwell, G., Nyhan, J., Welsh, A., Salmon, J., 2012. Trading Stories: an Oral History Conversation between Geoffrey Rockwell and Julianne Nyhan. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6(3), Advanced Access published 2012 http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/preview/index.html [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Rommel, T., 2004. Literary Studies. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Saltz, D.Z. 2004. Peforming Arts. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Scheinfeldt, T., The Dividends of Difference: Recognizing Digital Humanities’ Diverse Family Trees/s. Found history. http://www.foundhistory.org/2014/04/07/the-dividends-of-difference-recognizing-digital-humanities-diverse-family-trees/ [open access] (Accessed May 2014).

Short, H., Nyhan, J., Welsh, A., Salmon, J., 2012. Collaboration must be fundamental or it's not going to work: an Oral History Conversation between Harold Short and Julianne Nyhan. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6(2). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/preview/index.html [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Siemens, R., Welsh, A., Nyhan, J., Salmon, J., 2012. Video-gaming, Paradise Lost and TCP/IP: an Oral History Conversation between Ray Siemens and Anne Welsh. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6(2). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/preview/index.html [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Tasman, P., 1957. Literary Data Processing. IBM Journal of Research and Development, 1(3), pp.249–256.

Thomas, W.G., II., 2004. Computing and the Historical Imagination. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Turkel, W.J., 2008. A few arguments for Humanistic Fabrication. Digital History Hacks (2005-08). http://digitalhistoryhacks.blogspot.co.uk/2008_11_01_archive.html [open access] (Accessed July 2012).

Unsworth, J., Welsh, A., Nyhan, J., Salmon, J., 2012. Postmodern Culture and more: an Oral History Conversation between John Unsworth and Anne Welsh. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6(2). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/preview/index.html [open access] (Accessed July 2014).

Vanhoutte, E., 2013. The gates of hell: history and definition of Digital / Humanities / Computing. In M. Terras, J. Nyhan, & E. Vanhoutte, (eds.) Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader, Farnham: Ashgate.

Winter, T.N., 1999. Roberto Busa, S.J. and the invention of the machine-generated concordance. The Classical Bulletin, 75(1), pp.3–20.

Wooldridge, R., 2004. Lexicography. In S. Schreibman, R. Siemens, & J. Unsworth (eds.) Companion to Digital Humanities. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Professional.  http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/ [open access] (Accessed June 2012).

Wright, A., 2014. Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age, Oxford: OUP.

Zielinski, S., 2006. Deep Time of the Media : Toward an Archaeology of Hearing and Seeing by Technical Means. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.