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DH Read: “The Rising Stars of the Digital Humanities”

Will Fenton has a piece on Inside Higher Ed that profiles five “rising stars” of the digital humanities. All of them represent the growing inclusivity of the field, which he says can be measured by the “diversity of practitioners, subject area specialization, roles and institutions.” From the piece: “These scholars demonstrate again and again the promise of digital technologies for…

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DH Read: “Standard practice: Libraries as structuring machines”

Emily Drabinski’s “Standard practice: Libraries as structuring machines,” originally posted on Parameters, is a piece that connects to some of the same issues I discussed last week with the article “For Google, Everything Is a Popularity Contest.” Drabinski starts out by arguing that, “Libraries are highly organized spaces, defined and produced by standards that determine everything from where a book sits…

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