Marta Mestrovic Deyrup
Taylor & Francis, 2009 - Education - 157 pages
Collecting important original essays by librarians and archivists – all of whom are actively engaged in building digital collections – Digital Scholarship details both challenges and proven solutions in establishing, maintaining, and servicing digital scholarship in the humanities. This volume further explores the ways in which the humanities have benefited from the ability to digitize text and page images of historic documents, mine large corpuses of texts and other forms of records, and assemble widely dispersed cultural objects into common repositories for comparison and analysis--making new research questions and methods possible for the first time.
The ten notable scholars included in Digital Scholarship offer a balanced view of the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to digitization, reporting both progress and problems, examining new business models, new forms of partnerships, and the new technologies and resources that make many more library and archival services available. Librarians and library staff everywhere will find Digital Scholarship an essential text for the modern library and an illuminating resource for anyone looking to understand the changing face of research in the electronic age.
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Pipe Dream or Prospective Future? Shawn Martin
Making the Most of Your Digital Assets James Bradley
Editing Electronic Editions of Correspondence Susan Schreibman
Margaret E Hale Richard Lesage and Bradley L Schaffner
Elena GarcíaPuente and Lola Rodríguez
Albina Moscicka Translated by Alla MakeevaRoylance
Ruth Bogan Diane Maher Edward D Starkey and Jennifer A Younger
Collaborating to Build Digital Resources John B Straw
Digitization Promotes Scholarship and Outreach Rachel I Howard Delinda Stephens Buie and Amy Hanaford Purcell
Using Webbased Exhibits to Enhance Interactive Archival Scholarship Suzan A Alteri and Daniel D Golodner