What is Digital Scholarship

Digital scholarship is the use of digital means to preserve and document historical happenings or documents for the purpose of scholarly or research use. In my opinion, what makes digital scholarship actual “scholarship” as opposed to the social media that dominates the modern age is the fact that it is used for a scholarly purpose and as a…

Digital Scholarship

Digital Scholarship, or Digital History, or Digital Humanities is a thing as nebulous as its name. At the core of the definition is the use of technology to somehow shape the information at hand. This could take the form of a massive attempt to digitalize an archive or the creation of programs to help with…

Digital Scholarship

Digital scholarship is the study of various fields and disciplines by using electronics.  It uses digital research, publication, and energy to achieve the goals of the researcher.  Digital scholarship helps to bring together academics from different fields through the use of technology to conduct their study in a more efficient way.  The field itself can…

Defining Digital Scholarship

Digital scholarship is the use of digital media and digital technology to advance knowledge on a given subject. Digital media embraces many types of digital information, including searchable documents, scans of original documents, photographs, and maps, audio and video recordings, databases, and websites, that dramatically increase access to information. Digital technology encompasses the various software…

Digital Scholarship

Digital scholarship can be defined as a method through which research is furthered. This method includes the use of online data to answer important research questions. In the field of history, resources such as documents, and unpublished manuscripts have been digitized and made available for study on the internet. This improved accessibility presents scholars with more opportunities for research than…

What is Digital Scholarship?

Digital Scholarship can be loosely defined as the attempt to increase the accessibility of sources via digital methods. Those digital methods most often include allowing access to those sources online. This greater access to sources allows for more research and scholarship than ever before. The rise of digital scholarship calls for a rise in interdisciplinary…

Digital Scholarship

“Digital Scholarship” encompasses the latest nomenclature for the growing trend of placing scholarship in a digital format. This broad field can encompass anything from traditional monographs placed in a largely open-access format on the web to archives to projects that illustrate a specific argument to tools that allow the user to engage with the material…

Digitial Scholarship: A Tool for Historians

Digital scholarship is a tool for historians that assist them in research, sharing, and critique of their studies. For research, digital scholarship provides access to millions of documents and other forms of evidence in archives of various types, and it provides the tools to analyze this information through various functions such as text analysis and…

Digital Scholarship

It is important to have a broad and flexible definition for a field that is ever growing and shifting. Digital Scholarship is simply scholarship (academic research or knowledge building) in a digital capacity. This may refer to a field of digitizing scholarship or the method by which a scholarly goal is achieved. The field or…