The West Virginia University Press has released a North American edition of Oxford Universitys Computing Services Guide to Digital Resources for the Humanities.

The book contains a comprehensive listing of texts, databases and programs on the World Wide Web and on CD-ROM in areas such as literature, religion, media and film.

The resources are divided into chapters by topic, among them: classics and ancient history, language and linguistics, text creation and analysis, and teaching, learning and assessment resources. Each chapter begins with an essay assessing the current state of computing resources and noteworthy projects currently in development.

The directory of resources lists each items price, hardware and software requirements, required platform (PC, MAC , etc.), where to find it (website or retail outlet), along with a lengthy description and references to published reviews.

For more information on the book, visit the West Virginia University Press website at www.wvupress.com .