Proper understanding of digital scholarship requires an acknowledgement of its entropic nature; the absence of forward planning implies a misunderstanding of the object being produced at a fundamental – perhaps ontological – level."
James Smithies, Carina Westling, Anna-Maria Sichani, Pam Mellen, and Arianna Ciula. "Managing 100 Digital Humanities Projects: Digital Scholarship & Archiving in King's Digital Lab." DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly 13, no. 1 (2019).
The following resources can be used to help research and scope out what might be needed to development and sustain a DH project.
Project charters or agreements in DH are used to set goals, manage expectations, allocate resources, and credit contributions from collaborators.
Data management plans (DMPs) are often required when applying for grants to support large-scale DH projects. The links below are open access templates that will guide you through writing a data management plan.
Below is a selection of resources that guide researchers to document their project data for archiving & preservation in a digital repository.
If you are using a third party application to visualize data you have curated, the dataset you have created is the most important asset of your DH scholarship.