A Survey of Digital Humanities Centers in the United States

A Survey of Digital Humanities Centers in the United States
作者:Diane M. Zorich
出版社:CLIR
出版年:2008
ISBN:9781932326314
 
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In preparation for the 2008 Scholarly Communications Institute (SCI 6) focused on humanities research centers, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) commissioned a survey of digital humanities centers (DHCs). The immediate goals of the survey were to identify the extent of these centers and to explore their financing, organizational structure, products, services, and sustainability. The longer-term goal was to provide SCI 6 participants with a greater understanding of existing centers to inform their discussions about regional and national centers.
 
Digital humanities centers, Ms. Zorich writes, are entities "where new media and technologies are used for humanities-based research, teaching, and intellectual engagement and experimentation. The goals of the center are to further humanities scholarship, create new forms of knowledge, and explore technology's impact on humanities-based disciplines."
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