January 26, 2022

Research Article: “Digital Humanities: What Can Libraries Offer?”

The following full text article was published in portal: Libraries and the Academy (16.4).

An accepted for publication version (open access) of the article is available from Johns Hopkins University Press.


Digital Humanities: What Can Libraries Offer?


Shun Han Rebekah Wong
Hong Kong Baptist University


portal: Libraries and the Academy (16.4)/JHU Press Web Site


The collaborative aspect of digital humanities is one of the core values of the field. Specialists and organizations involved in digital humanities partnerships may include individual scholars focusing on a particular area, multiple scholars across disciplines, computer scientists, or digital humanities centers. Through a quantitative analysis of authorship in international digital humanities journals, this article demonstrates that libraries also have unique advantages that make them well positioned to contribute to digital humanities.

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