Professor Lorna Hughes

  • Professor in Digital Humanities (Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute)

telephone: 0141 330 5950
email: Lorna.Hughes@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Lorna M. Hughes is Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Glasgow, where she is Head of Subject at the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII). Her research addresses the creation and use of digital cultural heritage for research, with a focus on collaborations between the humanities and scientific disciplines. 

A specialist in digital humanities methods, Hughes is the author of Digitizing Collections: Strategic Issues for the Information Manager (London: Facet, 2004), the editor of Evaluating & Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections (London: Facet, 2011), and the co-editor of The Virtual Representation of the Past (London: Ashgate, 2007). She was the Chair of the European Science Foundation (ESF) Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities from 2011-15, which developed the NeDiMAH Methods Ontology for the Digital Humanities (NeMO). Other notable prior digital projects include the AHRC-funded The Snows of Yesteryear: Narrating Extreme Weather  and the Jisc-funded digital archive, The Welsh Experience of the First World War

Grants

Currently she is primary investigator on Wales at War ,an HLF-Funded project to develop co-curation approaches to histories of the First World War in Wales. She is co-Investigator on two AHRC funded research projects: the Living Legacies 1914-18 Engagement Centre, where she leads on exploring the digital legacy of the 1914-18 commemoration and its cultural value, and digital methods of community engagement; and Listening and British cultures: listeners' responses to music in Britain, c. 1700-2018which is fostering an effective methodology for the mining and analysis of social media as primary source material for responses to music. Hughes is also the Chair of the Europeana Research Advisory Board, which is leading research on using digital cultural heritage for scholarship across the disciplines. 

Additional information

Publications

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Number of items: 39.

2016

Ell, P., Hughes, L., and Southall, H. (2016) Digitally exposing the place names of England and Wales. In: Berman, M. L., Mostern, R. and Southall, H. (eds.) Placing Names: Enriching and Integrating Gazetteers. Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253022448

Dee, H.M., Hughes, L.M., Roderick, G.L., and Brown, A.D. (2016) Visual digital humanities: using image data to derive approximate metadata. In: Foster, A. and Rafferty, P. (eds.) Managing Digital Cultural Objects. facet publishing. ISBN 9781783301027

Hughes, L., Constantopoulos, P., and Dallas, C. (2016) Digital methods in the humanities: understanding and describing their use across the disciplines. In: Schreibman, S., Siemens, R. and Unsworth, J. (eds.) A New Companion to Digital Humanities [2nd ed.]. Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture (93). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 150-170. ISBN 9781118680599 (doi:10.1002/9781118680605.ch11)

Allan, R. et al. (2016) Toward integrated historical climate research: the example of Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth. WIREs Climate Change, 7(2), pp. 164-174. (doi:10.1002/wcc.379)

Hughes, L. (2016) Finding Belgian refugees in Cymru1914.org: using digital resources for uncovering the hidden histories of the first world war in Wales. Immigrants and Minorities, 34(2), pp. 210-231. (doi:10.1080/02619288.2016.1171148)

2015

Hughes, L. M., Ell, P. S., Knight, G. A.G., and Dobreva, M. (2015) Assessing and measuring impact of a digital collection in the humanities: an analysis of the SPHERE (Stormont Parliamentary Hansards: Embedded in Research and Education) project. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 30(2), pp. 183-198. (doi:10.1093/llc/fqt054)

Cusworth, A., Hughes, L. M., James, R., Roberts, O., and Roderick, G. L. (2015) What makes the digital ‘special’? The research program in digital collections at the National Library of Wales. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 21(2), pp. 241-248. (doi:10.1080/13614533.2015.1034805)

2014

Hughes, L. (2014) Digital collections as research infrastructure. EDUCAUSE Review,

Dafis, L., Hughes, L.M., and James, R. (2014) What’s Welsh for 'Crowdsourcing'?: citizen science and community engagement at the National Library of Wales. In: Ridge, M. (ed.) Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage. Series: Digital research in the arts and humanities. Ashgate: Farnham, pp. 139-159. ISBN 9781472410221

2013

Ell, P. S., and Hughes, L. M. (2013) E-Infrastructure in the humanities. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 7(1-2), pp. 24-40. (doi:10.3366/ijhac.2013.0079)

Hughes, L. (2013) 'The Snows of Yesteryear: Narrating extreme weather'. [Performance]

Brown, A. D., Roderick, G. L., Dee, H. M., and Hughes, L. M. (2013) Can we date an artist's work from catalogue photographs? In: 8th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA), Trieste, Italy, 4-6 Sep 2013, pp. 558-563. (doi:10.1109/ISPA.2013.6703803)

Gartner, R., and Hughes, L. (2013) Linking Parliamentary Records through Metatdata (LIPARM). [Website]

Hughes, L. (2013) Embedding Impact into the development of digital collections: Rhyfel Byd 1914-1918 a’r Profiad Cymreig / Welsh experience of the First World War 1914-1918. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8092, pp. 421-424. (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40501-3_51)

Hughes, L. (2013) Rhyfel Byd 1914-1918 a’r profiad Cymreig = [Welsh experience of the First World War 1914-1918]. [Website]

2012

Hughes, L. M. (2012) Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections. Facet Publishing: London. ISBN 9781856047203

Hughes, L. M. (2012) Introduction: the value, use and impact of digital collections. In: Hughes, L. M. (ed.) Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections. Facet Publishing: London, pp. 1-10. ISBN 9781856047203

Hughes, L. M. (2012) Live and kicking: the impact and sustainability of digital collections in the humanities. In: Mills, C., Pidd, M. and Ward, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2012. HRI Online Publications: Sheffield.

Hughes, L. M. (2012) Using ICT Methods and tools in arts and humanites research. In: Hughes, L. M. (ed.) Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections. Facet Publishing: London, pp. 123-134. ISBN 9781856047203

2009

Hughes, L. M., and Ell, P. S. (2009) The British lsles network of expert centres: a collaborative approach to the digital arts and humanities. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 3(1-2), pp. 193-201. (doi:10.3366/ijhac.2009.0016)

Atkinson, M. et al. (2009) Century-of-information research (CIR): a strategy for research and innovation in the century of information. Prometheus, 27(1), pp. 27-45. (doi:10.1080/08109020802657479)

Voss, A., Asgari-Targhi, M., Proctor, R., Halfpenny, P., Fragkouli, E., Anderson, S., Hughes, L.M., Fergusson, D., Vander Meer, E., and Atkinson, M. (2009) Adoption of E-Infrastructure Services: Inhibitors, Enablers and Opportunities. In: 5th International Conference on e-Social Science, Cologne, Germany, 24-26 Jun 2009, pp. 1-10.

2008

Hughes, L., (Ed.) (2008) The AHRC ICT Methods Network. Office for Humanities Communication: London.

Greengrass, M. and Hughes, L., (Eds.) (2008) The Virtual Representation of the Past. Series: Digital research in the arts and humanities. Ashgate: Aldershot. ISBN 9780754672883

Dunn, S., Hughes, L.M., and Gold, N. (2008) CHIMERA: A Service-Oriented Approach to Archaeological Research. In: 35th International Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Berlin, Germany, 2-6 Aprl 2007, ISBN 9783774935563

Hughes, L. (2008) Conclusion: virtual representations of the past: new research methods, tools and communities of practice. In: Greengrass, M. and Hughes, L. (eds.) The Virtual Representation of the Past. Series: Digital research in the arts and humanities. Ashgate: Aldershot, pp. 191-201. ISBN 9780754672883

Voss, A., Asgari-Targhi, M., Procter, R., Halfpenny, P., Dunn, S., Fragkouli, E., Anderson, S., Hughes, L.M., Fergusson, D., and Atkinson, M. (2008) Widening Uptake of E-Infrastructure Services. In: 4th International Conference on e-Social Science, Manchester, England, 18-20 Jun 2008,

Voss, A., Asgari-Targhi, M., Proctor, R., Halfpenny, P., Dunn, S., Fragkouli, E., Anderson, S., Hughes, L.M., Fergusson, D., and Atkinson, M. (2008) Paths to Wider Adoption of E-Infrastructure Services. In: Oxford eResearch Conference 2008, Oxford, England, 11-13 Sep 2008, pp. 1-10.

2007

Voss, A. et al. (2007) E-Research Infrastructure Development and Community Engagement. In: UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2007, Nottingham, England, 10-13 Sep 2007, pp. 477-484. ISBN 9780955398834

2006

Anderson, S., Dunn, S., and Hughes, L.M. (2006) VREs in the Arts and Humanities. In: UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, Nottingham, England, 18-21 Sep 2006,

2005

Hughes, L., Shawver, G., and Zimmerman, M. (2005) Introduction to the special issue. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 20(Suppl), pp. 1-2. (doi:10.1093/llc/fqi016)

2004

Hughes, L. M. (2004) Digitizing Collections: Strategic Issues for the Information Manager. Series: Digital futures series. Facet Publishing: London. ISBN 9781856044660

2003

Hughes, L., and Lavagnino, J. (2003) Introduction: ACH/ALLC 2001 proceedings. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 37(1), p. 3. (doi:10.1023/A:1021811603951)

Hughes, L. (2003) The Price of Digitization: A Report on New Cost Models for Cultural and Educational Institutions. Project Report. National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage.

1996

Hughes, L.M. (1996) Multimedia for contemporary history studies. In: Brivati, B., Buxton, J. and Seldon, A. (eds.) The Handbook of Contemporary History. Manchester University Press: Manchester, pp. 57-67. ISBN 9780719048357

1995

Hughes, L.M. and Popham, M., (Eds.) (1995) Courseware in Action: The Proceedings of the 1994 CATH (Computers and Teaching in the Humanities) Conference. CTI Centre for Textual Studies: Oxford.

1994

Beetham, M., Hughes, L. M., and Lee, S. (1994) Victorian Periodicals Hypertext Project. Series: Occasional series (CTI Centre for Textual Studies), 1. CTI Centre for Textual Studies: Oxford. ISBN 9780952330110

Hughes, L.M. (1994) Removing the Structures of Historical Data. In: Conference of the Association of History and Computing, Nijmegen, The Nertherlands, 1994, pp. 273-280.

Hughes, L.M., and Lee, S.D. (1994) CTI Centre for Textual Studies Resources Guide. CTI Centre for Textual Studies: Oxford.

This list was generated on Sat Dec 10 12:39:48 2016 GMT.
Number of items: 39.

Articles

Allan, R. et al. (2016) Toward integrated historical climate research: the example of Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth. WIREs Climate Change, 7(2), pp. 164-174. (doi:10.1002/wcc.379)

Hughes, L. (2016) Finding Belgian refugees in Cymru1914.org: using digital resources for uncovering the hidden histories of the first world war in Wales. Immigrants and Minorities, 34(2), pp. 210-231. (doi:10.1080/02619288.2016.1171148)

Hughes, L. M., Ell, P. S., Knight, G. A.G., and Dobreva, M. (2015) Assessing and measuring impact of a digital collection in the humanities: an analysis of the SPHERE (Stormont Parliamentary Hansards: Embedded in Research and Education) project. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 30(2), pp. 183-198. (doi:10.1093/llc/fqt054)

Cusworth, A., Hughes, L. M., James, R., Roberts, O., and Roderick, G. L. (2015) What makes the digital ‘special’? The research program in digital collections at the National Library of Wales. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 21(2), pp. 241-248. (doi:10.1080/13614533.2015.1034805)

Hughes, L. (2014) Digital collections as research infrastructure. EDUCAUSE Review,

Ell, P. S., and Hughes, L. M. (2013) E-Infrastructure in the humanities. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 7(1-2), pp. 24-40. (doi:10.3366/ijhac.2013.0079)

Hughes, L. (2013) Embedding Impact into the development of digital collections: Rhyfel Byd 1914-1918 a’r Profiad Cymreig / Welsh experience of the First World War 1914-1918. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8092, pp. 421-424. (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40501-3_51)

Hughes, L. M., and Ell, P. S. (2009) The British lsles network of expert centres: a collaborative approach to the digital arts and humanities. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 3(1-2), pp. 193-201. (doi:10.3366/ijhac.2009.0016)

Atkinson, M. et al. (2009) Century-of-information research (CIR): a strategy for research and innovation in the century of information. Prometheus, 27(1), pp. 27-45. (doi:10.1080/08109020802657479)

Hughes, L., Shawver, G., and Zimmerman, M. (2005) Introduction to the special issue. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 20(Suppl), pp. 1-2. (doi:10.1093/llc/fqi016)

Hughes, L., and Lavagnino, J. (2003) Introduction: ACH/ALLC 2001 proceedings. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 37(1), p. 3. (doi:10.1023/A:1021811603951)

Books

Hughes, L. M. (2012) Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections. Facet Publishing: London. ISBN 9781856047203

Hughes, L. M. (2004) Digitizing Collections: Strategic Issues for the Information Manager. Series: Digital futures series. Facet Publishing: London. ISBN 9781856044660

Beetham, M., Hughes, L. M., and Lee, S. (1994) Victorian Periodicals Hypertext Project. Series: Occasional series (CTI Centre for Textual Studies), 1. CTI Centre for Textual Studies: Oxford. ISBN 9780952330110

Hughes, L.M., and Lee, S.D. (1994) CTI Centre for Textual Studies Resources Guide. CTI Centre for Textual Studies: Oxford.

Book Sections

Ell, P., Hughes, L., and Southall, H. (2016) Digitally exposing the place names of England and Wales. In: Berman, M. L., Mostern, R. and Southall, H. (eds.) Placing Names: Enriching and Integrating Gazetteers. Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253022448

Dee, H.M., Hughes, L.M., Roderick, G.L., and Brown, A.D. (2016) Visual digital humanities: using image data to derive approximate metadata. In: Foster, A. and Rafferty, P. (eds.) Managing Digital Cultural Objects. facet publishing. ISBN 9781783301027

Hughes, L., Constantopoulos, P., and Dallas, C. (2016) Digital methods in the humanities: understanding and describing their use across the disciplines. In: Schreibman, S., Siemens, R. and Unsworth, J. (eds.) A New Companion to Digital Humanities [2nd ed.]. Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture (93). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 150-170. ISBN 9781118680599 (doi:10.1002/9781118680605.ch11)

Dafis, L., Hughes, L.M., and James, R. (2014) What’s Welsh for 'Crowdsourcing'?: citizen science and community engagement at the National Library of Wales. In: Ridge, M. (ed.) Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage. Series: Digital research in the arts and humanities. Ashgate: Farnham, pp. 139-159. ISBN 9781472410221

Hughes, L. M. (2012) Introduction: the value, use and impact of digital collections. In: Hughes, L. M. (ed.) Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections. Facet Publishing: London, pp. 1-10. ISBN 9781856047203

Hughes, L. M. (2012) Live and kicking: the impact and sustainability of digital collections in the humanities. In: Mills, C., Pidd, M. and Ward, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2012. HRI Online Publications: Sheffield.

Hughes, L. M. (2012) Using ICT Methods and tools in arts and humanites research. In: Hughes, L. M. (ed.) Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections. Facet Publishing: London, pp. 123-134. ISBN 9781856047203

Hughes, L. (2008) Conclusion: virtual representations of the past: new research methods, tools and communities of practice. In: Greengrass, M. and Hughes, L. (eds.) The Virtual Representation of the Past. Series: Digital research in the arts and humanities. Ashgate: Aldershot, pp. 191-201. ISBN 9780754672883

Hughes, L.M. (1996) Multimedia for contemporary history studies. In: Brivati, B., Buxton, J. and Seldon, A. (eds.) The Handbook of Contemporary History. Manchester University Press: Manchester, pp. 57-67. ISBN 9780719048357

Edited Books

Hughes, L., (Ed.) (2008) The AHRC ICT Methods Network. Office for Humanities Communication: London.

Greengrass, M. and Hughes, L., (Eds.) (2008) The Virtual Representation of the Past. Series: Digital research in the arts and humanities. Ashgate: Aldershot. ISBN 9780754672883

Hughes, L.M. and Popham, M., (Eds.) (1995) Courseware in Action: The Proceedings of the 1994 CATH (Computers and Teaching in the Humanities) Conference. CTI Centre for Textual Studies: Oxford.

Research Reports or Papers

Hughes, L. (2003) The Price of Digitization: A Report on New Cost Models for Cultural and Educational Institutions. Project Report. National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage.

Conference Proceedings

Brown, A. D., Roderick, G. L., Dee, H. M., and Hughes, L. M. (2013) Can we date an artist's work from catalogue photographs? In: 8th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA), Trieste, Italy, 4-6 Sep 2013, pp. 558-563. (doi:10.1109/ISPA.2013.6703803)

Voss, A., Asgari-Targhi, M., Proctor, R., Halfpenny, P., Fragkouli, E., Anderson, S., Hughes, L.M., Fergusson, D., Vander Meer, E., and Atkinson, M. (2009) Adoption of E-Infrastructure Services: Inhibitors, Enablers and Opportunities. In: 5th International Conference on e-Social Science, Cologne, Germany, 24-26 Jun 2009, pp. 1-10.

Dunn, S., Hughes, L.M., and Gold, N. (2008) CHIMERA: A Service-Oriented Approach to Archaeological Research. In: 35th International Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Berlin, Germany, 2-6 Aprl 2007, ISBN 9783774935563

Voss, A., Asgari-Targhi, M., Procter, R., Halfpenny, P., Dunn, S., Fragkouli, E., Anderson, S., Hughes, L.M., Fergusson, D., and Atkinson, M. (2008) Widening Uptake of E-Infrastructure Services. In: 4th International Conference on e-Social Science, Manchester, England, 18-20 Jun 2008,

Voss, A., Asgari-Targhi, M., Proctor, R., Halfpenny, P., Dunn, S., Fragkouli, E., Anderson, S., Hughes, L.M., Fergusson, D., and Atkinson, M. (2008) Paths to Wider Adoption of E-Infrastructure Services. In: Oxford eResearch Conference 2008, Oxford, England, 11-13 Sep 2008, pp. 1-10.

Voss, A. et al. (2007) E-Research Infrastructure Development and Community Engagement. In: UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2007, Nottingham, England, 10-13 Sep 2007, pp. 477-484. ISBN 9780955398834

Anderson, S., Dunn, S., and Hughes, L.M. (2006) VREs in the Arts and Humanities. In: UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, Nottingham, England, 18-21 Sep 2006,

Hughes, L.M. (1994) Removing the Structures of Historical Data. In: Conference of the Association of History and Computing, Nijmegen, The Nertherlands, 1994, pp. 273-280.

Performance

Hughes, L. (2013) 'The Snows of Yesteryear: Narrating extreme weather'. [Performance]

Website

Gartner, R., and Hughes, L. (2013) Linking Parliamentary Records through Metatdata (LIPARM). [Website]

Hughes, L. (2013) Rhyfel Byd 1914-1918 a’r profiad Cymreig = [Welsh experience of the First World War 1914-1918]. [Website]

This list was generated on Sat Dec 10 12:39:48 2016 GMT.