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Digital Scholarship

Digital scholarship is the use of digital evidence, methods of inquiry, research, publication and preservation to achieve scholarly and research goals.

(Rumsey, Abby (July 2011). "New-Model Scholarly Communication: Road Map for Change" (PDF). Scholarly Communication Institute 9. University of Virginia Library. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-04. Retrieved 29 March 2019.)

Bibliographic resources on Digital Scholarship

Burdick, A., Drucker, J., and Lunenfeld, P. (2012). Digital_Humanities. Pp. 121-135. Cambridge: MIT Press. ProQuest Ebook Central.


Posner, M. (2018). Digital Humanities. In The Craft of Criticism: Critical Media Studies in Practice. UCLA. Report #: 27. Retrieved from


Spiro, L. (2014). Defining Digital Social Sciences.


Thomas, William G. III. What is Digital Scholarship? A Typology. (Chart and definitions).


Visconti, Amanda. A Digital Humanities What, Why, & How (DLF eResearch Network Talk) (2016).

Summer Digital Scholars program

Mellon Summer Digital Scholars Program

For several summers, Muhlenberg College has provided support for students to pursue digital scholarly projects, both in collaboration with faculty and independently.

For more information, see: