Programming Historian publish novice-friendly, peer-reviewed tutorials that help humanists learn a wide range of digital tools, techniques, and workflows to facilitate research and teaching.

As a volunteer, community-driven resource, Programming Historian is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community of editors, writers, and readers.

Use the lessons available on the website to learn new technical skills or understand how humanists are using new digital tools, methods, and research processes.

Currently, there are 93 lessons available in English and 22 lessons in French.

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