Acts and Monuments Online
John Foxe’s (1517—1587) The Acts and Monuments of the English Martyrs retells the history of the English Protestant martyrs from the fourteenth century to his own time.
Developed by the Centro Studi Belliniani, this evolving digital collection features letters by Bellini, selected for their documentary and musicological interest, and the entire correspondence between the composer and his publisher Giovanni Ricordi.
Benjamin Huntsman's Works
This website demonstrates how, with the careful collation of all the available evidence, we can use the techniques of ‘virtual reality’ representation to re-present this important part of Sheffield’s industrial and cultural heritage.
Bess of Hardwick's Letters
Bess of Hardwick’s Letters: The Complete Correspondence, c.1550-1608 provides searchable access to full-text transcriptions and digitised images of over 230 letters written by or to Elizabeth Talbot (‘Bess of Hardwick’).
Beyond the Label
A scholarly guide to key works of art in the collections of the Courtauld Gallery, including Van Gogh, Manet, Monet, Picasso, Gaugin, Cezanne, Modigliani and Degas. Designed for use on desktop PCs as well as mobile devices.
Beyond the Multiplex
The project’s Audience Data Platform offers various ways to examine how film audiences form around specialised and mainstream film, how people’s personal film journeys are shaped, and geographies of film exhibition provision.
Casa Ricordi Collection
The business transactions of the famous Casa Ricordi company (1808 – 1933), conducted in writing before the era of the telephone, includes correspondences with composers, librettists, singers, conductors, impresarios, and business clients.
Cause Papers in the Diocesan Courts of the Archbishopric of York, 1300-1858 is a searchable catalogue of more than 14,000 cause papers relating to cases heard between 1300 and 1858 in the Church Courts of the diocese of York.
CEELBAS Learning Centre
An assessment system aimed at advanced learners of Polish who need to continue language education at the postgraduate level, and are looking develop the comprehension skills to aid with their research.
Cherokee Riverkeepers is part of an ongoing effort to decolonize maps of the United States. This website focuses on the history of ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ – Aniyunwiya (‘The People’, or ‘The Principal People’)
Cine Ricordi is an online archive that allows users to explore the history of Italian cinema-going through a portal that reconstructs the historic cinema networks of eight major cities (Rome, Milan, Turin, Florence, Naples, Bari, Cagliari and Palermo).
Clerical Exile in Late Antiquity
A database of exiled clerics in late antiquity, exploring their legal circumstances, experiences, social connections, spatial worlds and memory.
Conisbrough Court Rolls
Conisbrough was one of the important royal manors of Yorkshire. Its Court Rolls provide us with a unique account of the working lives and relationships of its inhabitants. The Rolls survive in large measure across eight centuries.
Connected Histories brings together a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain with a single federated search that allows sophisticated searching of names, places and dates.
Crusaders to the Holy Land
Crusaders to the Holy Land is a database of participants and family relationships relating to the expeditions that took place between 1105 – 1149.
How discoverable are your digitised collections? The DHI has developed a tool called “Dewdrop” which will support discovery solutions for online research resources both at national and/or institutional level.
DHI Data Service
Search, read, download and reuse data from nearly 30 years of DHI research projects and websites. New datasets will be added every month.
Search and visualise genealogical, biometric and criminal justice datasets in order to explore the lives of 66,000 people sentenced at The Old Bailey between 1780 and 1925, include those transported to Australia.
Édition génétique des Caves du Vatican
An online version of the genetic edition of André Gide’s novel Les Caves du Vatican. Originally published on CD-ROM by the French publisher Gallimard, it is presented here in unmodified form. All functionalities cannot be guaranteed on a modern web brows.
Eighteenth-Century English Phonology Database
The Eighteenth-Century English Phonology Database (ECEP) allows users to investigate the social, regional and lexical distribution of phonological variants in eighteenth-century English.
Enemy of the People
Visual depictions of Chiang Kai-shek from various forms of propaganda and other art from the 1940s through to the 2000s, with a particular concentration on negative images of Chiang Kai-shek.
England's Immigrants 1330-1550
A fully-searchable database containing over 64,000 names of people known to have migrated to England during the period of the Hundred Years’ War and the Black Death, the Wars of the Roses and the Reformation.
Estoria de España
A digital exhibition of the Estoria de Espanna, a thirteenth-century chronicle of Spain, intended for use alongside physical exhibitions of the manuscripts in some of Spain’s leading institutions.
European Cinema Audiences
A comparative study of European film cultures in the 1950s. The data platform presents large, heterogenous datasets, including programming information and oral history interviews, for seven mid-sized European cities.
The Online Froissart Additional Collations: Jean Froissart’s Chroniques, Livre III Bibliothèque d’Etude et de Conservation de Besançon, ms. 865, ff. 201-274.
Benito Pérez Galdós (1843—1920) is one of Spain’s greatest novelists. This edition of his novel Torquemada en la hoguera (1889) includes the text of all surviving versions of the novel, including manuscripts, and word-by-word collations.
George Thomason's Newsbooks
A prototype search interface for transcriptions of George Thomason’s Newsbooks created using participatory design methods.
A database which explores Scandinavian influence on English vocabulary by examining the origins of more than 900 words in a corpus of Middle English poems from the North of England.
Gothic tours is an annotated map of country homes, and other sites of historic interest, which have played an important part in shaping the Gothic imaginary from the eighteenth century to the present day.
Version 3. Samuel Hartlib (c.1600—1662), a great seventeenth-century ‘intelligencer’ and man of science, set out to record all human knowledge and make it universally available for the education of all mankind.
A mobile, map-based guide to locations in Leeds connected to Dr John Deakin Heaton (1817-1880) and mentioned in his Journal. Heaton was a Leeds physician and promoter of provincial civic pride in nineteenth-century Britain.
History DMT (Data Management Training and Guidance) aimed to integrate best practice, good principles, and skills of research data management within the postgraduate curriculum and among early career historians.
How Audiences Form
Prototype data visualisations developed with Film Hub North (led by the Showroom Cinema and part of the BFI Audience Network) to show trends in audience participation and film programming across venues in three regions.
HumBox is an Open Educational Repository (OER) created by the University of Southampton which encourages teachers within HE institutions to publish excellent teaching and learning resources openly on the web.
A forensic and historical investigation of fingerprints on medieval seals using documents held in Lincoln Cathedral, Exeter Cathedral, Hereford Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and the National Library of Wales.
A virtual exhibition, conceived as a digital scrapbook, it brings together over 1,000 exhibits – or ‘scraps’ – from archives, libraries, and museums.
This database describes monastic lineages and relationships between Jaina mendicants and lay-followers from different bio-bibliographical sources on 30-90,000 Jaina mendicants, scribes and sponsors.
James Madison Carpenter
The Carpenter Collection (collected 1929—1955), documents British and American folklore and folklife, principally traditional song and drama.
John Strype's Survey of London
John Stow’s Elizabethan classic, A Survey of London, was first published in 1598. This online edition presents the text, street plans and illustrations of Strype’s classic work.
Lands of the Normans
This prototype site explores the impact on the Anglo-French aristocracy of the collapse of the ‘Anglo-Norman realm’ in 1204 through the families and properties recorded in contemporary documents.
Lane's Masonic Records
John Lane’s Masonic Records 1717-1894 is an authoritative listing of all the lodges established by the English Grand Lodges from the foundation of the first Grand Lodge in 1717 up until the present day.
Late Medieval English Scribes
Late Medieval English Scribes is an online catalogue of 500 scribal scribal hands (identified or unidentified) which appear in the manuscripts of the English writings of five major Middle English authors.
Letters of Richard Cobden Online
Richard Cobden (1804-1865) was one of the most influential British politicians of the 19th century. This digital edition presents transcripts of 5,000 letters written by Cobden
Linguistic DNA (Beta)
Our Early Modern Interface is available for beta testing. It presents concept-models of all ca. 58,000 texts digitised as part of the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership collaboration (EEBO-TCP).
Locating London's Past
This website allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque’s 1746 map.
London Lives makes available 240,000 manuscript and printed pages about eighteenth-century London, with a particular focus on plebeian Londoners.
Manor Lodge (offline)
This site uses outdated technology (Apple QUicktime VR) so we are working on a new version.
Manuscripts Online enables you to search a diverse body of online primary resources relating to written and early printed culture in Britain during the period 1000 to 1500.
Mark My Bird
This citizen science (crowd-sourcing) system enables the general public to identify key features on approx. 20,000 3D models of bird bills.
Medieval Book Makers
This prototype used early network visualisation technology to advance knowledge of individuals, institutions and communities in both the medieval and the early modern periods which made and used books.
Mining the Seams
This website, part of a Derbyshire Record Office project, opens up the hidden stories of Derbyshire’s miners contained within the archive of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Derbyshire area.
Old Bailey Online
The proceedings of the Old Bailey in London describe 197,000 trials between 1674 and 1913. Whether you are an academic historian or a family historian, you can search and read them all here.
Olive Schreiner Letters
Access to full-text transcriptions of 4,800 letters by the South African feminist, socialist writer and social theorist Olive Schreiner (1855-1920) who was one of the most important and radical social commentators of her day.
Partonopeus de Blois
This work was composed in France around 1170 and became one of the most popular romances of the Middle Ages. Only seven complete manuscripts and three fragments survive.
Piston, Pen and Press
Understanding how industrial workers in Scotland and the North of England, from the 1840s to the 1910s, engaged with literary culture through writing, reading, and participation in wider cultural activities.
Renaissance Cultural Crossroads
The Renaissance Cultural Crossroads Catalogue is a searchable, analytical and annotated list of all translations out of and into all languages printed in England, Scotland, and Ireland before 1641.
Richard Brome Online
Richard Brome Online is an online edition of the Collected Works of the Caroline dramatist, Richard Brome. It includes the texts but also clips of video performances to help explore the theatricality of his plays.
Ruskin at Walkley
An online, virtual reconstruction of the Walkley Museum and the collection of the Guild of St George using contemporary evidence (original photographs).
Russian Visual Arts
This archive documents the growth of diverse forms of commentary on the visual arts (particularly paintings) in Russia from the early nineteenth to twentieth centuries.
Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical
A comprehensive, scholarly synopsis of 15,000 articles relating to science, technology, and medicine which appeared in 16 general periodicals published in Britain between 1800 and 1900.
A collaboration between the Isles of Scilly Museum and the University of Sheffield, this online database archives the Islands’ oral history collection.
Sheffield Corpus of Chinese
A corpus of three Chinese texts from the Song (960-1279), Ming (1366-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties to facilitate study of the development and varieties of the language.
Taxatio is an online edition of the taxation assessment of the ecclesiastical income of England and Wales in 1291-92, ordered by Pope Nicholas IV.
Ways of Being
Explore concepts in contemporary discourse about digital society and being using the Linguisitc DNA project’s computational linguistics methods.