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Digital Humanities

This guide is meant to support Digital Humanities research, scholarship, and teaching at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

DH Discussion Group

Join the campus Digital Humanities Discussion Group!

https://groups.google.com/a/uncc.edu/d/forum/digitalhumanities-group/join

This group serves as an outlet for communication between members of UNC Charlotte that have an interest in digital humanities. Members are encouraged to share readings, professional development opportunities, accomplishments, proposals and questions.

DH on Twitter

Follow conversations happening on digital humanities by searching for #digitalhumanities and #dh on Twitter.

DH Communities in the Carolinas

Associations

Association Guidelines for Evaluating Projects

Evaluating Digital Humanities Work: Guidelines for Librarians

Coble, Zach. “Evaluating Digital Humanities Work: Guidelines for Librarians.” Journal of Digital Humanities, vol. 1, no. 4, 2012. 

 

Questions to be considered:

 

Collaboration

  • Did the project consult outside experts to assess the project’s content and technical structure?

  • How does the project relate with other digital scholarship projects?

 

Usability

  • Is there an intentional and appropriate organization of information?
  • Does the project use accepted standards for web design, metadata, and encoding?
  • Is there interoperability with other sites, such as OAI-PMH?
  • Is there a thoughtful balance between design, content, and medium?

 

Sustainability

  • How does the project address issues of digital preservation?

  • Is there documentation or is the site code made available?

 

Other Considerations

  • Was the project grant funded?

  • Did the project result in any conference presentations or print publications?

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