Directory of software tools for humanists

Software is a key component that supports research in the humanities. Humanists use a diverse range of tools, from word processors and XML editors to more specialised bespoke tools, at every stage of the research lifecycle.

To enable humanists to locate software tools of relevance to their
research, the tools sections of has been
extended to describe a large number of software tools, drawn from the experiences of several hundred arts & humanities research projects with digital components catalogued on

We welcome feedback, and would encourage you to post comments about tools listed on the site. We will continue to add new tool descriptions over the coming months: please contact us if you would like to suggest a tool for inclusion in the collection (


Dr. Torsten Reimer
Development Manager
Community Infrastructures and e-Learning
Centre for e-Research, King’s College London
+44 (0)20 7848 2019

Posted by: Roberto Rosselli Del Turco (rosselli at ling dot unipi dot it)

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