Digital Humanities: Analyze This

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Digital Humanities: Analyze This

Feb 1, 2012

ANALYZE THIS: Digital humanities is not just about digitizing old wrinkled books, but a way to teach information literacy, according to professors. This means getting kids who are "largely ignorant of the underlying logic of the digital tools they rel[y] on" to approach "websites and digital discovery tools with the same critical vigilance with which they are taught to read textual arguments." HASTAC's Cathy Davidson shares these views in her blog, ardently defining (and defending) how digital humanities promotes open access, participation, and experimentation across all boundaries and disciplines.

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