Hello all, there seems to be some resistance at my institution to have a DH centre, it seems senior administrators would prefer more of a digital scholarship centre. I would love to hear what might be the advantages to putting a “DH tag” versus a general catch all title to a centre? Why did some of you go with a DH centre approach? Is one more inclusif?
My class and I have debated for about 12 weeks what “DH” as a signifier may mean to some people, and it seems that its significance is really up for grabs. Potentially, the tag digital would be more inclusive as the word humanities suggests that it is only for a specific discipline. However, I wonder, are the digital humanities not a merger of the…[Read more]
@daliaguerreiro A project I have developed uses historical correspondence, or rather the metadata that describes letters (www.correspondence.ie). Could anyone suggest any online letter collections that might be suitable, maybe one in your library? As I say it’s the metadata I am looking at, not content (so there shouldn’t be copyright issues),…[Read more]