Nick Poyntz

To conclude his series on the opportunities offered to historians by new technology, Nick Poyntz looks at how recent developments may help to bridge the gap between academic and public history.

Nick Poyntz looks at the ways in which mobile phone 'apps' can bring historical insight to our everyday environment.

The enormous growth in user-generated content made possible by such developments as the wiki, presents exciting opportunities as well as potential perils for historians, as Nick Poyntz explains.

Nick Poyntz looks at the ways in which the ubiquitous search engine is changing the nature of historical research.

This month Nick Poyntz looks at how to access the wealth of digitised source material now available to historians.

This month Nick Poyntz examines the rapid rise of blogging among both professional historians and amateur enthusiasts.

Nick Poyntz looks at the opportunities offered to historians by text mining, the use of computer programmes to examine concordances and divergences within and between documents and texts.

Digital technology is rapidly changing the nature and scope of historical enquiry for both academics and enthusiasts. Nick Poyntz introduces a new series that examines these revolutionary developments.