May 24, 2022

Digital Humanities: New Special Issue of dh+lib: “Digital Humanities In the Library / Of the Library”

From the Introduction to 2016 Special Issue by Editors of dh+lib:

2016-08-08_10-26-54What are the points of contact between digital humanities and libraries? What is at stake, and what issues arise when the two meet? Where are we, and where might we be going? Who are “we”? By posing these questions in the CFP for a new dh+lib special issue, the editors hoped for sharp, provocative meditations on the state of the field. We are proud to present the result, ten wide-ranging contributions by twenty-two authors, collectively titled “Digital Humanities In the Library / Of the Library.”

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On the Word, Digital
Craig Dietrich and Ashley Sanders

Is Promotion and Tenure Inhibiting DH/Library Collaboration? A Case for Care and Repair
J. Matthew Huculak and Lisa Goddard

“Peripheries, Barriers, Hierarchies”: Towards a Praxis of Critical Librarianship and Digital Humanities
Pamella Lach, Brian Rosenblum, Élika Ortega, and Stephanie Gamble

Between a Book and a Hard Place: Translating the Value of Digital Humanities in a Reconfigured Library
Purdom Lindblad, Laura Miller, and Jeremy Boggs

Do DH Librarians Need to be in the Library?: DH Librarianship in Academic Units
Brandon Locke and Kristen Mapes

Not Your DH Teddy Bear; or, Emotional Labor is Not Going Away
Paige Morgan

What Does Digital Feminist Curation Look Like?
Jennifer Rajchel and Elizabeth Myers

Cross-disciplinarity at the Crossroads
Sarah Stanley and Micah Vandegrift

Developing Research Tools via Voices from the Field
Smiljana Antonijević Ubois and Ellysa Stern Cahoy

When Metadata Becomes Outreach: Indexing, Describing, and Encoding for DH
Emma Annette Wilson and Mary Alexander

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.