Digital scholarship encompasses a wide range of activities across disciplines that utilize digital technologies, platforms, and methodologies to examine disciplinary questions through a digital lens, develop innovative solutions to research problems, produce new forms of scholarly outputs, or investigate the relationship of technology to traditional disciplinary topics or methods.
Digital scholarship may include, among other things:
The Digital Humanities are an area of research, teaching, and creation concerned with the intersection of computing, digital technologies, and the disciplines of the humanities.
Digital Humanities (often abbreviated DH) currently incorporate both digitized and born-digital materials and combine the methodologies from traditional humanities disciplines with tools provided by computing (such as data visualization, information retrieval,data mining, statistics, text mining) and digital publishing (Wikipedia, 2014).
The digital humanities can help scholars to: