The Humanities, Digitized

May-June 2012

Jonathan Shaw in Harvard Magazine describes several projects in the humanities that are using visualization, digitized collections, crowdsourcing, or text mining to explore literature, art, history, and current events in new ways. One significant question raised in the article is who will maintain these new digital collections. As an expanding resource, such collections also allow the participation of  citizens in academic data collection and research.

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