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Humanities Research: Sources and Strategies: Digital Humanities

What is Digital Humanities?

New field of study, involves:

  • Digital technologies applied to traditional humanities questions.
  • Digital technologies applied to primary source material (text mining, etc.)
  • Development of digital research tools (databases, archives, data-mining software, etc.)
  • Traditional humanistic questions applied to the digital environment (e.g., how do readers interact with online texts? Do they interact differently than readers did with print texts in the past?)

 

Introduction to Digital Humanities (ZSR's guide)

 

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