Keeping Up With Digital Humanities @ ACRL

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At its core, Digital Humanities (or DH) is an emerging, interdisciplinary movement which looks to enhance and to redefine traditional humanities scholarship through digital means. However, this definition only scratches the surface; DH must be understood in the context of the history, methodologies, and perceptions which its practitioners bring to the table. Although it fairly recently entered popular awareness , DH first emerged more than sixty years ago as "humanities computing," when it formed the basis for such projects as the Index Thomisticus, an electronically-compiled Thomas Aquinas concordance.

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