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Research Methods for Reading Digital Data in the Digital Humanities (Paperback)

Griffin

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Digital Humanities has become one of the new domains of academe at the interface of technological development, epistemological change, and methodological concerns. This volume explores how digital material might be read or utilized in research, whether that material is digitally born as fanfiction, for example, mostly is, or transposed from other sources. The volume asks questions such as what happens when text is transformed from printed into digital matter, and how that impacts on the methods we bring to bear on exploring that technologized matter, for example in the case of digital editions. Issues such as how to analyse visual material in digital archives or Twitter feeds, how to engage in data mining, what it means to undertake crowd-sourcing, big data, and what digital network analyses can tell us about online interactions are dealt with. This will give Humanities researchers ideas for doing digitally based research and also suggest ways of engaging with new digital research methods.


Product Details

  • Product code: AYNDL
  • ISBN: 9781474409605
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 16.4cm x 24.4cm
  • Pages: 0
  • Publish date: Sun Feb 28 00:00:00 GMT 2016
  • Book points: 20

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