'Digital Humanities' is a broad term referring to the use of technology to enhance, support or conduct humanities or humanities-related scholarship.

At Swansea University, the Digital Humanities team is here to support academic and community-based humanities projects and research - contact us to find out what we can do for you and your research.


Book Software and Website Training

Grab some time with us for software training and demos, including University Events Calendar and WordPress website training.


Book here

Omeka Website Building

The team supports web projects using Omeka, a platform on which online archives, exhibitions and projects can be showcased. An example of an Omeka project managed by the DH team is the Centenary Essays project.

Open Access Journal Publishing

The team can work with you to support the publication of academic journals, in collaboration with other Library author support services. Using OJS, a journal publishing platform, we can assist with the setup and maintenance of open-access, peer-reviewed academic publications.

Areas we can assist colleagues with

  • Research computing software, infrastructure, and systems
  • Text analysis, manipulation, and communication
    • Digital critical editions (TEI, XML)
    • Online journals
    • Text alignment
    • Text annotation
    • Text transmission
    • Data mining and artificial intelligence
    • Linked open data (OWL, SKOS and RDF)
    • Natural language processing
  • Computational linguistics
    • Treebanking
    • Digital philology
  • Databases
    • Flat
    • Relational
    • NoSQL
    • Structured data storage, e.g. Research Information System (RIS)
    • XML/XQuery


  •  Imaging
    • Digitisation
    • 3D models
    • Visualization
    • Augmented reality
    • Digital epigraphy
  • Scalable software development
  • Website development and hosting
  • Digital collections and exhibits
  • Podcasts
  • Sustainable data formats and digital preservation
  • Digital copyright
  • Digital cartography
    • LIDAR
    • GIS
    • Open Street Maps
  • Digitisation workflows
  • Project management
  • Research grant bid writing