Changing Humanities and Smart Application of Digital Technologies

Changing Humanities and Smart Application of Digital Technologies is a collection of research articles relevant to digital humanities (the use of technology to advance our understanding of the ...
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Kuo-Hung Huang


Digital humanities is broadly characterized as humanities research associated with data-driven activities. Computational technologies are adopted to explore new methods and tools supplementing established research routines in humanities. However, humanities researchers expressed concerns that the enthusiasm to promote and accelerate the application of technology in humanities teaching and research might overlook the significance of humanities itself. This article points out the advantages of technologies in respond to humanities concerns.


Digital humanities, Digital scholar, e-research, Humanities, Mutual dependence, New media, Scholarly communities, Social media, Task-uncertainty, Technology Acceptance.


Department of E-learning Design and Management, National Chiayi University, Chiayi, Taiwan, R.O.C.