Letters 1916-1923 has been nominated for a Digital Humanities Award

DH Awards | Letters 1916-1923

We are delighted to be nominated for a DH Award for our public engagement in 2017!

The Digital Humanities Awards are a set of annual awards where the public is able to nominate resources for the recognition of talent and expertise in the digital humanities community. The resources are nominated and voted for entirely by the public.

You can vote for your favourite DH projects until 25 February 2018.

If you’ve transcribed with us, donated a letter to the collection or used the Letters 1916-1923 database for your work, please consider voting for us in the Public Engagement section of the DH Awards website:


Letters 1916 Project on BBC History Magazine website

Could your family photos and letters help researchers examine 1916 Easter Rising?  “Members of the public are being called upon to dig out old family letters and photographs, to help researchers better understand life in Ireland around the time of the 1916 Easter Rising. From love letters to correspondence about politics or everyday life, families … Read more

The Letters of 1916 Project was featured in SILICON REPUBLIC

The Letters of 1916 Project was featured on Ireland’s No 1 resource for digital / technology news: the SILICON REPUBLIC. “In what is being described as a ‘digital collection’ of letters, a new crowdsourced history project is launching at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) this week. The goal is to get the public to upload online any letters … Read more