Digital Humanities

What You Should Know About HASTAC

By Brianna Marshall and Anna-Sophia Zingarelli-Sweet HASTAC, or the Humanities, Arts, Sciences, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, was founded in 2002 to serve as a community of “humanists, artists, social scientists, scientists and technologists working together to transform the future of learning for the 21st century.” It’s an incredible online portal that manages to encompass all … Continue reading

Digital Humanities / Open Access

DH and Open Access

Image courtesy of the J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte Open access refers to free and unrestricted online access to publishing, especially scholarly research. Examples range from articles, theses, and dissertations to conference presentations. In some cases, open access work is free of copyright or licensing restrictions, meaning researchers can copy, use, and distribute … Continue reading

Digital Humanities

A 3-Step Introduction to Digital Humanities for Library-Dwellers

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Ashley Maynor. 1. There is no universally-accepted definition for Digital Humanities and probably never will be.  Instead, Digital Humanities (DH) is and will continue to be defined by the kinds of collaboration and innovation that occurs at the intersection of liberal arts & sciences, libraries & pedagogy, … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes / Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities Week, 1/20-1/24

We’re excited to share that next week Hack Library School will feature an entire week of digital humanities-related content – we’re dubbing it “DH week.” Here’s what you have to look forward to: 1/20 – An introduction to DH for library-dwellers, Ashley Maynor 1/21 – From an undergrad digital humanist, Grace Thomas 1/22 – DIY … Continue reading