Does Every Research Library Need a Digital Humanities Center?

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The essay discusses specific concerns of digital humanists in hopes of bridging the gap between how library directors and digital humanities researchers think. It suggests many ways to respond to the needs of digital humanists, and creating a Digital Humanities center is appropriate in relatively few circumstances. The essay recommends that a “Digital Humanities-friendly” environment may be more effective than a Digital Humanities Center but that library culture may need to evolve in order for librarians to be seen as effective Digital Humanities partners. The authors conclude that what we call “The Digital Humanities” today will soon be considered “The ... continued below

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Schaffner, Jennifer & Erway, Ricky February 2014.

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The essay discusses specific concerns of digital humanists in hopes of bridging the gap between how library directors and digital humanities researchers think. It suggests many ways to respond to the needs of digital humanists, and creating a Digital Humanities center is appropriate in relatively few circumstances. The essay recommends that a “Digital Humanities-friendly” environment may be more effective than a Digital Humanities Center but that library culture may need to evolve in order for librarians to be seen as effective Digital Humanities partners. The authors conclude that what we call “The Digital Humanities” today will soon be considered “The Humanities.” Supporting Digital Humanities scholarship is not much different than supporting digital scholarship in any discipline. Increasingly, digital scholarship is simply scholarship.

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  • OCLC: 867744812 | External Link
  • URL: http://www.oclc.org/content/dam/research/publications/library/2014/oclcresearch-digital-humanities-center-2014.pdf External Link
  • ISBN: 1-55653-466-3
  • ISBN: 978-1-55653-466-9
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc272207

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Schaffner, Jennifer & Erway, Ricky. Does Every Research Library Need a Digital Humanities Center?, book, February 2014; Dublin, Ohio. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc272207/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .