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Digital Humanities in Practice
Edited by Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras, and Julianne Nyhan
Item Number: 978-1-85604-766-1
Publisher: Facet Publishing, UK
Price: $85.00
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192 pages
6" x 9"
ISBN-13: 978-1-85604-766-1
Year Published: 2012

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Digital humanities is a vibrant and increasingly important global field, drawing together a broad spectrum of disciplines. Offering a cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction to the field, this book uses expert guidance from leading academics and exciting international case studies to explore the possibilities and challenges that occur when culture and digital technologies intersect. Key topics covered include:
  • Social media and crowd sourcing
  • 3D scanning and museums
  • User studies
  • Open access (OS) and online teaching of digital humanities 
  • Books, texts and digital editing
This is an essential, practical guide for librarians, academics, researchers, and others involved in the digital humanities.
Table of Contents

Introduction - Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan
1. Studying users in digital humanities - Claire Warwick
2. Social media for digital humanities and community engagement - Claire Ross
3. Digitization and digital resources in the humanities - Melissa Terras
4. Image processing in the digital humanities - Melissa Terras
5. 3D recording and museums - Stuart Robson, Sally MacDonald, Graeme Were and Mona Hess
6. Text encoding and scholarly digital editions - Julianne Nyhan
7. Historical bibliography in the digital world - Anne Welsh
8. Open access and online teaching materials for digital humanities - Simon Mahony, Ulrich Tiedau and Irish Sirmons
9. Institutional models for digital humanities - Claire Warwick

About the Editors

Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan are all members of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, University College London.

“A valuable resource not only for students and researchers in digital humanities, but for a variety of other fields of study especially information management and digital libraries.”
--Journal of Librarianship and Information Science

“High value for scholars interested in digital humanities and for academic support staff who are planning projects and programs. Recommended.”

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