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What is Digital Humanities?

Digital Humanities is the critical study of how the technologies and techniques associated with the digital medium intersect with and alter humanities scholarship and scholarly communication.
—Julia Flanders

The application of computational methods to research and teaching in the humanities.
—John Unsworth

An interdisciplinary field with porous borders that is generally concerned with the impact of digital technology on traditional academic practices of teaching, research, and service.
—Matthew K. Gold

The “digital humanities” is an umbrella term that describes how humanities scholars are using digital tools to inform, approach and present their research and teaching.
—Adeline Koh


Digital Scholarship Librarian

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Joe Easterly
I'm currently unavailable for appointments. For assistance, please contact the Digital Scholarship Lab at
        Chat is unavailable, feel free to email me.      
Digital Scholarship Lab
214 Rush Rhees Library
(585) 276.7458
Website Skype Contact: joe.easterly