David J. Staley

David Staley is an associate professor in the Department of History and an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Design at the Ohio State University. He is the author of Computers, Visualization and History, which was just published in a second edition last year.


Visual Historiography: Visualizing “The Literature of a Field”



The call for visualizing “Big Data” has generated a groundswell of interest among historians and humanities scholars, as demonstrated by the international response to the National Endowment for the Humanities’ 2010 and 2011 Digging into Data challenges (Williford and Henry, 2012).

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