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Digital humanities: humanities research in the digital age
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Session 1 Publishing and communication

This session is written by David De Roure from The University of Oxford.

In the Humanities we’re familiar with studying writing and ‘publication’ over centuries, but there are important changes in how scholarly communication occurs today in the context of digital scholarship. This session explores emerging practices and trends, and introduces the idea of our knowledge infrastructure, itself a subject of study in humanities and social sciences.

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By the end of this session, you should be able to:

  • understand why to share data and software as well as papers
  • understand how we can practice reproducible research in the context of digital humanities
  • appreciate trends and emerging practices in our knowledge infrastructure.