Advice for graduate students on your academic online presence: Twitter, blogging, and more.
If digital scholarly editions want to be conversations around texts, we should learn from successful online discussion communities.
I intend to build tools and digital editions that help everyone—textual scholars and the lay person—participate in our love for the nuances of a text’s materiality, history, and meaning.
A four-post series on advancing digital coding and project work in the humanities through quick and dirty user testing, in-depth usability and use research, participatory design, and an overview of what’s been done in DH evaluation recently.
Let’s build digital humanities tools to serve “amateurs”–in the old sense of pursuing interests not in a professional academic role, but often with passion, competence, and curiosity–the humanist geek latent in all of us.
If you don’t mind a cat GIF or five, Reddit can be a great academic resource–a trove of digital design, info vis, topic modeling, and other reading.
To claim that digital texts offer benefits beyond those of print texts, digital humanists must be able to point to a theory that could potentially be disproven–so how do we empirically assess digital tools for humanities research and teaching?