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Digital Historical Research: Context, Concepts and the Need for Reflection

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Hinke Piersma ,

Royal Netherlands Historical Society (editorial secretary), NL
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Kees Ribbens

NL
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Abstract

In recent years digital research has been promoted as a promising innovation in humanities research. New answers to old questions and new questions, according to enthusiastic supporters. In this article the authors address the question what this desired methodological innovation means for historical science. Without denying the benefits of large digital sources, they feel the need to make some comments on the current practice and expectations regarding digital historical research.
DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/bmgn-lchr.9352
How to Cite: Piersma, H. & Ribbens, K., (2013). Digital Historical Research: Context, Concepts and the Need for Reflection. BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review. 128(4), pp.78–102. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/bmgn-lchr.9352
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Published on 16 Dec 2013.
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