This page lists my writing. My conference papers and talks are also available on this site. For a list of digital projects I'm involved in please refer to my projects page.


Smithies, J. (2017). The Digital Humanities and the Digital Modern. Palgrave Macmillan. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1057/978-1-137-49944-8

Chapters in books

Smithies, J., & Ciula, A. (2020). Humans in the Loop: Epistemology & Method in King’s Digital Lab. In K. Shuster & S. Dunn (Eds.), Routledge international handbook of research methods in digital humanities. (pp. 155–172). Taylor and Francis.
Smithies, J. (2018). Full Stack DH: Building a Virtual Research Environment on a Raspberry Pi. In J. Sayers (Ed.), Making Things and Drawing Boundaries:  Experiments in the Digital Humanities. (pp. 102–114). University of Minnesota Press. https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/making-things-and-drawing-boundaries
Millar, P., Thomson, C., Smithies, J., & Middendorf, J. (2018). The Challenge, the Project, and the Politics: Lessons from Six Years of the UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive. In S. Bouterey & L. E. Marceau (Eds.), Crisis and Disaster in Japan and New Zealand - Actors, Victims and Ramifications. Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9789811302435


Smithies, J., Westling, C., Sichani, A.-M., Mellen, P., & Ciula, A. (2019). Managing 100 Digital Humanities Projects: Digital Scholarship & Archiving in King’s Digital Lab. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 13(1).
Digital Humanities Quarterly
Bartneck, C., Ser, Q. M., Moltchanova, E., Smithies, J., & Harrington, E. (2016). Have LEGO Products Become More Violent? PLOS ONE, 11(5), e0155401. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0155401
Smithies, J., Millar, P., & Thomson, C. (2015). Open Principles, Open Data: The Design Principles and Architecture of the UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive. Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities, 1(1), 10–36. https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jjadh/1/1/1_10/_article
Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities
Smithies, J. (2014). Digital Humanities, Postfoundationalism, Postindustrial Culture. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 8, 1. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/8/1/000172/000172.html
Digital Humanities Quarterly
Smithies, J. (2013). Digital History in Canterbury and New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of History, 47(2), 249–263. http://researchdirect.uws.edu.au/islandora/object/uws%3A31597/
New Zealand Journal of History
Smithies, J. (2012). John A. Lee, 1891–1982. Kōtare : New Zealand Notes & Queries, 7(2). https://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/kotare/article/view/670
Kōtare : New Zealand Notes & Queries
Smithies, J. (2012). Evaluating Scholarly Digital Outputs: The Six Layers Approach. Journal of Digital Humanities, 1(4). http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/1-4/evaluating-scholarly-digital-outputs-by-james-smithies/
Journal of Digital Humanities
Smithies, J. (2011). A View from IT. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 5(3). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/5/3/000107/000107.html
Digital Humanities Quarterly
Smithies, J. (2008). Post-War New Zealand Literary Critique. Thesis Eleven, 92(1), 87–107. http://the.sagepub.com/content/92/1/87
Thesis Eleven
Thesis Eleven
Smithies, J. (2008). The Trans‐Tasman Cable, the Australasian Bridgehead and Imperial History. History Compass, 6(3), 691–711. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1478-0542.2008.00518.x/abstract
History Compass
Smithies, J. (2007). Finding The True Voice of Feeling: Kendrick Smithyman and New Criticism in New Zealand, 1961-1963. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 42(1), 59–78. http://jcl.sagepub.com/content/42/1/59
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
Smithies, James. (2007). Return Migration and the Mechanical Age: Samuel Butler in New Zealand 1860–1864. Journal of Victorian Culture, 12(2), 203–224. http://muse.jhu.edu/login?uri=/journals/journal_of_victorian_culture/v012/12.2smithies.html
Journal of Victorian Culture
Journal of Victorian Culture
Smithies, J. (2006). The History of Technology and the History of New Zealand. The Journal of New Zealand Studies, 4/5, 111–128. http://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/jnzs/article/view/111
The Journal of New Zealand Studies
Smithies, J. (2006). An Antimodern Manque: Monte Holcroft and The Deepening Stream. New Zealand Journal of History, 40(2), 171–193. http://www.nzjh.auckland.ac.nz/docs/2006/NZJH_40_2_03.pdf
New Zealand Journal of History
Smithies, J. (2004). Modernism or Exile? E.H. McCormick and Letters and Art in New Zealand. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 39(3), 93–106. http://jcl.sagepub.com/content/39/3/93
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature

White Papers and Technical Reports

McGillivray, B., Alex, B., Ames, S., Guyda Armstrong, Beavan, D., Ciula, A., Colavizza, G., Cummings, J., Roure, D. D., Farquhar, A., Hengchen, S., Lang, A., Loxley, J., Goudarouli, E., Nanni, F., Nini, A., Nyhan, J., Osborne, N., Poibeau, T., … Willcox, P. (2020). The challenges and prospects of the intersection of humanities and data science: A White Paper from The Alan Turing Institute. https://doi.org/10.6084/M9.FIGSHARE.12732164
Smithies, J. (2019). Research Software (RS) Careers: Generic Learnings from King’s Digital Lab, King’s College London. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2564790
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2564790
Mackenzie, J., Sainudin, R., Smithies, J., & Wolffram, H. (2015). A nonparametric view of the civilizing process in London’s Old Bailey (UCDMS2015/1; UCDMS Research Report). University of Canterbury. http://www.math.canterbury.ac.nz/~r.sainudiin/preprints/20150828_civilizingProcOBO.pdf
A zot_bib_web bibliography.