Explore resources for the emerging field of bioinformatics.
A pathfinder compiled by the UI's Biology Librarian.
Coordinated by the Illinois Informatics Institute at the University of Illinois.
An article by Tina O'Grady published in College & Research Libraries News with explanations and useful resources.
An open access publisher of online scientific journals, including BMC Bioinformatics, with a good search interface.
Explore the connections between information, technologies, and communities.
This wiki includes a bibliography and the archive of the Journal of Community Informatics, as well as information about people and projects worldwide.
[licensed for UofI] Entry from Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, 3rd ed.
An open access, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to fostering awareness and responsiveness to Community Informatics and Information & Communications Technology (ICT).
An online space devoted to makerspace projects, with a blog highlighting specific makerspaces and a directory of makerspaces.
An example of a makerspace community in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.
Sources for learning about digital humanities from an LIS perspective. For further resources that also serve as an example of DH guides prepared by a digital humanities librarian for library users, see the Digital Humanities guide from the Literatures and Languages Library and the Digital Humanities Resources guide from the Scholarly Commons.
A directory of digital humanities research tools that divides tools by their function and allows you to compare the functionality of related tools.
A community to explore the intersections of digital humanities and librarianship, with volunteers curating a feed of key digital humanities tools, news items, job announcements, and other resources that members will find interesting. [For a parallel community that curates different digital humanities content, with a focus on applied digital humanities analysis by scholars, see Digital Humanites Now below.]
This site fosters collaboration among digital humanists by listing DH projects that are looking for collaborators, and listing people who are interested in finding a DH project that needs their help.
An NEH-funded program to provide training for humanists and librarians involved in curating humanities data. DHDC has a workshop schedule and also an openly available DH Curation Guide.
A DH community blog that curates the best digital humanities related content from across the web. Different from dh + lib above because not focused on a library audience and more focused on blog posts/online articles that apply digital humanities methods to address humanities questions or theorize about digital humanities. Some authors of the selected content are asked to then go through a peer review and revision process that feeds a more traditional web-based scholarly journal, The Journal of Digital Humanities, which makes it a good example of new experimental models of peer review.
The HTRC serves scholars who want to perform computational analysis of the texts held by the HathiTrust research center. Novices can experiment with their user interface, the HTRC Portal and Workset Builder, which allows you to run some standard text mining algorithms against a sample set of texts.
This directory of digital humanities centers is searchable by keyword or by region of the world.
I-CHASS provides computational resources and opportunities for collaboration on projects in the digital humanities, arts, and social sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
NINES is a research community focused on 19th-century literature and history. It provides a directory of relevant digital humanities projects that have been peer reviewed by the community, as well as discussion boards and a classroom space for instructors.
Guidelines for representing text in digital form, particularly relevant to digital humanities projects, where TEI has become the standard underlying technology of text-based digital publishing projects.
Information and tools for managing knowledge in organizations.
Part of the InfoSci-Books database.
From the Brint Institute, an overwhelming amount of information on KM concepts and products.
A sub-set of the Free Management Library. Links to full-text content on various aspects of KM.