• The Business of Satirical Prints in Late-Georgian England (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2017)

Edited Volumes

  • Ellen Collins, Caren Milloy, and Graham Stone and James Baker, Martin Paul Eve, and Ernesto Priego, Guide to Open Access monograph publishing for Arts, Humanities and Social Science Researchers (OAPEN-UK and Jisc Collections, 2015) doi: 10.5920/oapen-uk/oaguide
  • Ellen Collins, Caren Milloy, and Graham Stone and James Baker, Martin Paul Eve and Ernesto Priego, Guide to Creative Commons for humanities and social science monograph authors (OAPEN-UK and Jisc Collections, 2013). doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.928467


  • Melissa Terras, James Baker, James Hetherington, David Beavan, Anne Welsh, Helen O’Neill, Will Finley, Oliver Duke-Williams, and Adam Farquhar, ‘Enabling Complex Analysis of Large-Scale Digital Collections: Humanities Research, High Performance Computing, and transforming access to British Library Digital Collections’ (forthcoming 2017)
  • Rebecca Catherine Wilson, Oliver Butters, Demetris Avraam, Andrew Turner, James Baker, Jonathan Tedds, Madeleine Murtagh and Paul Burton, ‘DataSHIELD – Moving in New Directions and Dimensions’ (forthcoming 2017)
  • James Baker, Caitlin Moore, Ernesto Priego, Raquel Alegre, Jez Cope, Ludi Price, Owen Stephens, Daniel van Strien, Greg Wilson, ‘Library Carpentry: software skills training for library professionals’, LIBER Quarterly 26:3 (2016). doi: 10.18352/lq.10176
  • ‘The Covent Garden Old Price Riots: Protest and Justice in Late-Georgian London’, Open Library of Humanities 2:1 (2016). doi: 10.16995/olh.13
  • ‘Working with Visual Evidence – ‘Reading’ Punch Cartoons’, Punch Historical Archive (2014)
  • Ian Milligan and James Baker, ‘Introduction to the Bash Command Line’, The Programming Historian (2014)
  • James Baker and Ian Milligan, ‘Counting and mining research data with Unix’, The Programming Historian (2014)
  • ‘Preserving Your Research Data’, The Programming Historian (2014)
  • ‘Cradled in what? A Foreword’, Skepsi 5:2 (2013)
  • ‘Jewishness and the Covent Garden OP War: Satiric Perceptions of John Philip Kemble’, Nineteenth-Century Theatre and Film 40:1 (2013). doi: 10.7227/NCTF.40.1.3
  • ‘Locating Gulliver: unstable loyalism in James Gillray’s The King of Brobdingnag and Gulliver’, Image & Narrative 14:1 (2013)
  • ‘Satirising a Prince, or Making Light of a Culture of Errors’, The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship 3(1):3 (2013). doi: 10.5334/
  • ‘The OP War, Libertarian Communication and Graphic Reportage in Georgian London’, European Comic Art 4:1 (2011). doi: 10.3828/eca.2011.6

Chapters in Books

  • ‘Geocities and diaries on the early web’, Batsheva Ben-Amos and Dan Ben-Amos (eds.), The Diary (Indiana University Press, forthcoming 2017). Preprint:
  • Seth Long and James Baker, ‘Structuralist Digital Methods. Post-Structuralist Humanities’, Matthew K. Gold (ed) (forthcoming 2017)
  • ‘A history of History through the lens of our digital present, the traditions that shape and constrain data driven historical research, and what librarians can do about it’, John W. White and Heather Gilbert (eds.), Laying the Foundation: Digital Humanities in Academic Libraries (Purdue University Press, 2016)
  • ‘The Royal Brat: Making Fun of George Augustus Frederick’, Loyal Subversion? Caricatures from the Personal Union between England and Hanover 1714-1837 (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014)


  • James Baker, Melissa Terras, Dean Mohamedally, Tim Weyrich, Stefan Alborzpour, Stelios Georgiou, Nektaria Stavrou, Wendy Wong, Jonathan Lloyd, Meral Sahin, Divya Surendran, James Durrant, Muhammad Rafdi, Ali Sarraf ‘The British Library Big Data Experiment: Experimental Interfaces, Experimental Teaching’, Digital Humanities 2015 (2015) doi: 10.5281/zenodo.18567
  • James Baker and Adam Farquhar, ‘Interoperable Infrastructures for Digital Research: a proposed pathway for enabling transformation’, Digital Humanities 2014 (2014). doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.1092550


  • Jonathan Lloyd, Meral Sahin, Divya Surendran, and James Baker, Picaguess (2015). doi: 10.5281/zenodo.15980
  • James Durrant, Muhammad ‎Rafdi, Ali Sarraf, and James Baker, British Library Machine Learning Experiment (2015). doi: 10.5281/zenodo.17168


  • ‘Cradled in Caricature.’ Special issue, Skepsi 5:2 (2013)


  • ‘Richard M. Ward, Print Culture, Crime and Justice 18th-Century London’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies (2016). doi: 10.1111/1754-0208.12324
  • ‘Jerry White, London in the Eighteenth Century and Robert O. Bucholz and Joseph P. Ward, London: A Social and Cultural History’, Cultural and Social History (2016). doi: 10.1080/14780038.2016.1133495
  • ‘Marc Baer, The Rise and Fall of Radical Westminster, 1780-1890 (Studies in Modern History)’, Cultural and Social History (2016). doi: 10.1080/14780038.2016.1133522
  • ‘John Richard Moores, Representations of France in English Satirical Prints 1740-1832’, Reviews in History, 1854 (2015)
  • ‘Retaking Responsibility for How We Communicate. A Review of Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future’, The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 4:1 (2015). doi: 10.5334/
  • ‘Steven E. Jones, The Emergence of the Digital Humanities’, Reviews in History, 1634 (2014)
  • ‘Brian Maidment, Comedy, Caricature and the Social Order, 1820-50’, Reviews in History, 1439 (2013)
  • ‘Christina Parolin, Radical Spaces: Venues of Popular Politics in London 1790-c.1845’, H-Albion, H-Net Reviews (2012)
  • ‘Todd Porterfield (ed), The Efflorescence of Caricature: 1759-1838’, Reviews in History, 1084 (2011)
  • ‘Jenny Uglow, Words & Pictures: Writers, Artists and a Peculiarly British Tradition’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 34:3 (July 2011), 408-409

Unpublished Work

  • ‘Isaac Cruikshank and the notion of British Liberty: 1783 – 1811’ (University of Kent PhD thesis, 2010)
  • ‘William the Third and an English crisis of representation: visual typologies of a Dutch deliverer: 1688 – 1702’ (University of Southampton, MA thesis, 2005)

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…some thoughts on digital history, cartoons, and satire.

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