Zundert, J. van, Beaulieu, J.A. & Dalen-Oskam, K.H. van. Between Tradition and Web 2.0: eLaborate as a Social Experiment in Humanities Scholarship. In T. Takševa (Ed.), Social Software and the Evolution of User Expertise: Future Trends in Knowledge Creation and Dissemination Hershey PA (USA): IGI Global, 2012, pp.112-129. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2178-7.ch007
Month: October 2012
Zundert, J. van. “If you build it, will we come? Large scale digital infrastructures as a dead end for digital humanities.” Historical Social Research–Historische Sozialforschung 37, 3 (2012), pp.165-186.
Nederlab is a recently awarded Dutch Science Foundation large infrastructure investment. The successful proposal for a 2.4MEuro subsidy was carried by an impressive consortium of leading researchers in the fields of linguistics, history, and literary scholarship. Reading the proposal I find there are several serious issues that may cripple the project from the start. I …