In February 2017, CREATE project leader Julia Noordegraaf spoke with Folia Magazine about the use of GIS (Geographic Information System) in humanities research. She explained that ‘by making digital maps with GIS, you can uncover new patterns or relations. Information that you will not find in texts or tabels’. And because of this, researchers should learn more about the possibilities of digital research tools. In fact, the next series of CREATE Digital History Workshops is dedicated to the possibilities and limitations of GIS. ‘In the CREATE Digital History Workshop we teach and inform researchers, students and others who are interested in GIS. I hope that we can stimulate digital historical research, because it’s time to catch up’.
You find here the full article in Dutch: Folia 17 jaargang 2016 2017