DIGHUMLAB is a national, distributed research infrastructure that integrates and promotes tools, digital resources, communities and opportunities to Danish researchers in the humanities and the social sciences.
The DIGHUMLAB infrastructure is based on six research communities. The communities share tools and data from their own field and offer inspiration and support to colleagues in the form of tutorials, workshops and help desks. Today, DIGHUMLAB consists of these six communities:
The DIGHUMLAB infrastructure is a digital ecosystem of tools, digital content, services and experts. The material is accessible on this website where we aim at:
DIGHUMLAB supports open science; the tools are open source and the content
is open access when possible. While tools and online tutorials are available for all, the technical and expertise support and training are only offered to the DIGHUMLAB consortium members.
DIGHUMLAB hosts and organises events, such as conferences and seminars.
DIGHUMLAB is a national consortium of five institutions:
All institutions share a common mission, vision and values that all revolve around promoting access to digital research resources, developing research tools and education and strengthening ties to international networks.
DIGHUMLAB is the preferred community in Denmark for:
– Inspiration and personal support for digitally enabled research
activities within the humanities and the social sciences
– Recommendations for and access to tools and data
To enhance and facilitate digital research activities within the humanities and the social sciences in Denmark.
To contribute to greater interdisciplinary cooperation, widespread knowledge transfer and global orientation as well as increased internationalisation of both research and education.
Research driven – to ensure relevance of tools, data and related activities
Accessible and Usable – to ensure uptake and provide access to digital facilities and online materials
Open – to allow others to do research based on digital tools and data supported by DIGHUMLAB
Excellent – to allow researchers to perform cutting edge research
Inspirational – to demonstrate the potential of digital methods and activities
Ethical – to assist on how to conduct ethical digital research
Sustainable – to give stability