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).
"Digital humanities incorporate key insights from languages and literature, history, music, media and communications, computer science and information studies and combine these different approaches into new frameworks. More recently, the disciplinary focus has widened to include critical digital studies, as well as fields more commonly associated with engineering such as machine-learning, data science and artificial intelligence." -- David M. Berry, "What are the Digital Humanities", 2019.
The digital humanities can help scholars to: