On World Historical Gazetteer


Working with Named Places: How and Why to Build a Gazetteer, Susan Grunewald and Ruth Mostern. In Programming Historian.

Review: The World Historical Gazetteer, Diane Jakacki. In Reviews in Digital Humanities, V(5).


The World History Center Won a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant In PittWire, January 19


GIS Data: Using Linked Open Data and the World Historical Gazetteer to Map Spatial Data, Ruth Mostern, Susan Grunewald, and Karl Grossner. In Information Ecosystems Cookbook, edited by Alison Langmead, Jane Thaler and Elise Silva.

Bringing Places from the Distant Past to the Present: A Report on the World Historical Gazetteer, Ruth Mostern, Karl Grossner, and Susan Grunewald. In International Journal of Digital Libraries special issue on Digital Libraries, Epigraphy, and Paleography.

’Complicated’: Series Discusses Meaning Behind Place Names Renee Dubaich, The Pitt News, March 24


Linked Places in the World Historical Gazetteer, Karl Grossner and Ruth Mostern. In GeoHumanities'21: Proceedings of the 5th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Geospatial Humanities, November 2021 Pages 40–43


World Historical Gazetteer Creates New Historical Knowledge, University of Pittsburgh Center for Research Computing


World-Historical Gazetteer Research Report, Ruth Mostern. In Journal of World-Historical Information 3 4.1.

On Historical Gazetteers


Historical Gazetteers (video lecture), Ruth Mostern. The Digital Humanities Literacy Guidebook (Carnegie Mellon University).


Placing Names: Enriching and Integrating Gazetteers, edited by Merrick Lex Berman, Ruth Mostern, and Humphrey Southall. Indiana University Press.

Gazetteers Past, Ruth Mostern and Humphrey Southall. In Merrick Lex Berman, Ruth Mostern and Humphrey Southall, eds., Placing Names: Enriching and Integrating Gazetteers

Place, Period, and Setting for Linked Data Gazetteers, Karl Grossner, Carsten Keßler, and Krzysztof Janowicz. In Merrick Lex Berman, Ruth Mostern and Humphrey Southall, eds., Placing Names: Enriching and Integrating Gazetteers


On Historical Gazetteers, Humphrey Southall, Ruth Mostern, and Merrick Lex Berman, IJHAC: A Journal of the Digital Humanities 5.2, 127-145.


Historical Gazetteers: An Experiential Perspective, With Examples from Chinese History, Ruth Mostern. In Historical Methods 41.1, 39-46.


Geographic Search: Catalogs, Gazetteers, and Maps, Michael Buckland, Aitao Chen, Frederic C. Gey, Ray R. Larson, Ruth Mostern, and Vivien Petras, College and Research Libraries 68.5.