Professor Jane Winters

Professor of Digital History and Head of Publications

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+44 (0)20 7862 8789

Jane is responsible for the IHR's publishing and scholarly communications strategy, including the management of a range of research projects focusing on the provision of digital resources for historians. Currently, she is Principal Investigator of the Big UK Domain Data for the Arts and Humanities project; Co-Director of Digging into Linked Parliamentary Metadata; Co-Investigator of Traces through Time: Prosopography in Practice across Big Data; and Publishing Editor of the Bibliography of British and Irish History. She is also Executive Editor of the IHR's journal, Historical Research and Associate Editor of Frontiers in Digital Humanities: Digital History.

Jane is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a member of the Porta Historica network of editors of historical texts, RESAW (Research Infrastructure for the Study of the Archived Web), the Academic Steering & Advocacy Committee of the Open Library of Humanities, the UK Medical Heritage Library Academic Advisory Group and the AHRC Peer Review College.

Twitter: @jfwinters

Research and publications

Jane's research interests include digital history, web archives, big data for humanities research, peer review in the digital environment, text editing, the use of social media in an academic context, e-repositories, and open access publishing.

Digital projects

Current digital projects

Previous digital projects