Digital Humanities: An Introduction for Librarians

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Digital Humanities is thriving, and the essential role that libraries, archives and museums play in digital humanities initiatives is increasingly being recognized. This primer provides practical advice for embedding digital humanities activities into daily operations of cultural heritage institutions, and inspiration for library and cultural heritage professionals wanting to actively engage with the digital humanities community. Which approaches have led to successful partnerships and collaboration with digital humanities researchers, and how to provide best access to digital collections, are among the questions readers can find answers to in this book. Content covered includes:

  • insights from humanities researchers working with digital methods across a range of disciplines including tips and tricks for successful collaborations with libraries and other cultural heritage institutions;
  • the opportunities and challenges of providing access to digital cultural heritage collections including case studies from key initiatives such as the Collections as Data and GLAM Labs movements;
  • key tools and methods used by the digital humanities community including text and data mining, social network analysis, and spatial humanities;
  • a range of organizational considerations for library managers wishing to strategically embed digital humanities support into the daily work of the library; and
  • how emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning can help libraries stay ahead of the game.
Sku: 9781783301294

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