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Digital Humanities: Books & E-books

Books for Digital Humanities in UCC Library

Digital Humanities includes a wide range of subject areas – from computer science to literature, electronic text production to digital collections, archives, and libraries. UCC Library uses the 'Dewey Decimal' system to arrange the books by subject.‚Äč Doing a keyword search in the Library Catalogue should help you find books of relevance. 

Digital Humanities Series from Open Book Publishers

A series of 8 (currently) Open Access titles:

  • Whose Book is it Anyway? A View From Elsewhere on Publishing, Copyright and Creativity by Janis Jefferies and Sarah Kember
  • Text Genetics in Literary Modernism and Other Essays by Hans Walter Gabler
  • Searching for Sharing: Heritage and Multimedia in Africa by Daniela Merolla and Mark Turin (eds.)
  • Digital Scholarly Editing: Theories and Practices by Matthew James Driscoll and Elena Pierazzo (eds.)
  • Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics by Brett D. Hirsch (ed.)
  • Oral Literature in the Digital Age: Archiving Orality and Connecting with Communities by Mark Turin, Claire Wheeler and Eleanor Wilkinson (eds.)
  • The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture by Melanie Dulong de Rosnay and Juan Carlos De Martin (eds.)
  • Text and Genre in Reconstruction: Effects of Digitalization on Ideas, Behaviours, Products and Institutions by Willard McCarty (ed.)

Recommend a Book for the Library

You can recommend a book for UCC Library to purchase. Click here and fill out the e-proposal form.

How to Find a Print Book

Use the Library Catalogue to find books and eBooks. Note:
Location: what floor it is on

Call number: where it is shelved - see the book's spine

Status: is it available or currently on loan?


You can choose to search for e-books only on the E-journals & E-books page - see:


Most of UCC Library's e-books can be located through the Library catalogue. A 'view online' link is provided to the e-book, for example:


It is also possible to do a keyword search of e-book databases. Ebook databases relevant for Digital Arts & Humanities include:

Reference works online

Digital Humanities Pedagogy [E-book]

New Books

Would you like to be alerted by email to new books received in the Library in your subject area? Just log into your Library Account on the Library Catalogue and save your search. See the instructions for saving your searches here.