Digital humanities in practice /

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Imprint:London : Facet Publishing in association with UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, ©2012.
Description:1 online resource (xix, 233 pages) : illustrations
Subject:Digital humanities.
REFERENCE -- Questions & Answers.
Digital humanities.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Warwick, Claire.
Terras, Melissa M.
Nyhan, Julianne.
Digital file characteristics:text file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:"Digital humanities is a vibrant and increasingly important global field drawing together a broad spectrum of disciplines. This cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction explains the scope of the discipline and state of the art and provides a wide-ranging insight into emerging topics and avenues of research. Each chapter interweaves the expert commentary of leading academics with analysis of current research and practice, exploring the possibilities and challenges that occur when culture and digital technologies intersect. International case studies of projects ranging from crowdsourced manuscript transcription to computational reconstruction of frescoes are included in each chapter, providing a wealth of information and inspiration. QR codes within each chapter link to a dedicated website where additional content, such as further case studies, is located. This is an essential practical guide for academics, researchers, librarians and professionals involved in the digital humanities. It will also be core reading for all humanities students and those taking courses in the digital humanities in particular"--Provided by publisher.
Other form:Print version: Digital humanities in practice. London : Facet Publishing in association with UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, ©2012 9781856047661
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan
  • Studying users in digital humanities / Claire Warwick
  • Social media for digital humanities and community engagement / Claire Ross
  • Digitization and digital resources in the humanities ; Image processing in the digital humanities / Melissa Terras
  • 3D recording and museums / Stuart Robson [and others]
  • Text encoding and scholarly digital editions / Julianne Nyhan
  • Historical bibliography in the digital world / Anne Welsh
  • Open access and online teaching materials for digital humanities / Simon Mahony, Ulrich Tiedau and Irish Sirmons
  • Institutional models for digital humanities / Claire Warwick.