About DaSCH

The Data and Service Center for the Humanities DaSCH is responsible for the long-term preservation of research data in the Humanities. We provide repository and other services and tools for researchers to assist them with the data life cycle management. Our services are best suited for research projects with mainly qualitative data.


DaSCH provides a repository and access service, support for local Research-ITs at Higher Education Institutes and training in the use of its repository and access services. ...


The Data and Service Center for the Humanities DaSCH supports researchers of the Humanities in the use of state-of-the-art digital research methods. DaSCH promotes standards and best practices which allow scholars to implement an “open data” and “open science” policy in their field. ...

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WordWeb is a web which links texts, names, phrases and ideas, and IDEM stands for Intertextuality in Drama of the Early Modern Period. In Latin, “idem” means “the same”: popular phrases like “to be or not to be” are the same in hundreds of texts. ...
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Research and digital cultural heritage: new impact horizons

On 11 and 12 May 2021, Europeana will bring together cultural heritage professionals, policy makers, academics and researchers to discuss impact horizons of research when nurtured by digital cultural heritage. The organisers explain where the idea of a symposium came from and how its programme took shape....

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