Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Debates in the Digital Humanities$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Matthew K. Gold

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780816677948

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM MINNESOTA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.minnesota.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Minnesota Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MNSO for personal use.date: 24 June 2021

The Resistance to Digital Humanities

The Resistance to Digital Humanities

Chapter:
(p.438) Chapter 25 The Resistance to Digital Humanities
Source:
Debates in the Digital Humanities
Author(s):

Greetham Greetham

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0045

This chapter considers whether the institutional prejudice against bibliographical and editorial work has been overcome or whether it has been compounded by a newer dismissive attitude, this time toward digital and electronic “publications.” It suggests that there is little sign of the old prejudices against textual study have been lifted, based on the critical dismissal of Ngrams and culturomics, the devaluing of digital-based research, the institutional unwillingness to regard work conducted in an electronic medium as on a par with print, and the fact that the critical hardback monograph remains the gold standard by which scholarly and intellectual achievement is measured in tenure and promotion decisions.

Keywords:   institutional prejudice, electronic publications, digital humanities, bibliography, textual study, editorial work, tenure

Minnesota Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.