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Humanities Scholars and Digital Humanities Projects: Practice Barriers in Tools Usage

R Liu, D McKay, G Buchanan

Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) | Springer International Publishing | Published : 2021

Abstract

Humanities scholars face many problems when trying to design, build, present, and maintain digital humanities projects. To mitigate these problems and to improve the user experience of digital humanities collections, it is essential to understand the problems in detail. However, we currently have a fragmented and incomplete picture of what these problems actually are. This study presents a wide systematic literature review (SLR) on the problems encountered by humanities scholars when adopting particular software tools in digital humanities projects. As a result of this review, this paper finds problems in different categories of tools used in digital humanities. The practice barriers can be ..

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