The digital format and availability of massive amounts of data provide enormous new opportunities for research and analysis. The Taxonomy of Digital Research Activities has identified at least seven categories into which much of this work can be grouped:
A digital humanities research project will frequently involve a mix of these approaches and employ a variety of software tools, licensed, open-source, and created, to accomplish the task. The DHC provides a collection and/or offers support for a number of these:
Most of the times, your research questions will ask of you that you create a unique script or scripts in order to get at an answer you can understand and base strong claims on. We are here to provide guidance and consultation. Please make an appointment with one of us and tell us more about your research project and goals.
Otherwise, a decent repository of off-the-shelf analysis tools is maintained by Geoffrey Rockwell and others at TAPoR.