American Council of Learned Societies
Occasional Paper No. 37

Copyright © 1997, American Council of Learned Societies

Information Technology in Humanities Scholarship:
Achievements, Prospects, and Challenges—
The United States Focus

Pamela Pavliscak
Rice University

Seamus Ross
University of Glasgow

Charles Henry
Rice University


I. Background
II. Information Technology and Scholarship
Introduction | Electronic Communication | Text | Data | Images | Sound | Combined Sources/ Multimedia/WWW | Retroconversion Projects | Original and Creative Works | Electronic Publication | Tools | Summary and Outlook
III. New Developments and Change
IV. To Challenge and Invigorate Future Scholarship
Introduction | Training and Support | Project Management | Research Infrastructure | Digital Libraries and Archives | Information Resources | Regulatory Issues | Preservation and Access | Funding | Humanities Support Services
V.Principal Recommendations and Follow-up Activities
Links to Projects and Services
Brief Bibliography and References
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