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Digital Humanities Boots Up on Some Campuses - NYTimes.com
March 21, 2011| NYT | By PATRICIA COHEN. Humanities courses
are being deeply influenced by a new array of powerful digital tools and
vast online archives allowing for the digital visualization of historic
library collections, allowing virtual re-creation of the historic
events .... examine how cyberspace reflects and shapes the portrayal of
minorities.

“Until you get Shakespeare on its feet, you’re doing it an injustice,”
Ms. Cook said. “The plays are in 3-D, not 2-D.”

Many teachers and administrators are only beginning to figure out the
contours of this emerging field of digital humanities, and how it should
be taught. In the classroom, however, digitally savvy undergraduates
are not just ready to adapt to the tools but also to explore how new
media may alter the very process of reading, interpretation and
analysis.
humanities  literature  William_Shakespeare  3-D  Colleges_&_Universities  tools  digital_media  visualization  infographics  liberal_arts  digital_archives  digital_humanities  digital_savvy 
march 2011 by jerryking
Fresh Starts - Digital Archivists, Now in Demand - NYTimes.com
February 7, 2009 NYT article by CONRAD DE AENLLE looking at the rise and skill set of digital archivists.
archives  career  technology  jobs  libraries  preservation  FAO  digital_archives 
february 2009 by jerryking

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