Essays about Digital Humanities
Much has been written about the field of digital humanities. The work linked to below is contemporary and scholarly, and is worth reading even if you have experience working with digital humanities.
This is an essay on the evolving field of digital humanities. Written in non-technical language, it provides an easy introduction to the complex issues related to scholarly digital work. It is loaded with links to other projects, websites, videos and blogs.
This is a good introduction from 2008 to many available tools and resources for digital humanities.
This is a free online version of a book written by leaders in digital history from the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Daniel J. Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig.
Screenshot of HASTAC.org
The "Driving Through Time" project is an example of digital storytelling. The HASTAC "forum" is a series of three short essays by digital scholars about what digital storytelling has to offer communities and academic libraries. The scholars also discuss the potential for digital storytelling in other realms. This blog entry features an extensive and informative set of comments.
This article, about different ways of presenting resources, has an academic perspective.
This is a forum specifically focused on what the digital revolution means for history. It was originally published in the Journal of American History (Vol. 95, No. 2, Spring 2008, pp. 442-51) and features Daniel J. Cohen, Michael Frisch, Patrick Gallagher, Steven Mintz, Kirsten Sword, Amy Murrell Taylor, William G. Thomas III, and William J. Turkel.