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The explosion of research in the digital humanities and social sciences has created exciting opportunities for scholars but also poses important new questions. PhD students now need to know not only how to use digital resources in their work, but how to critique and evaluate those resources. This subject will examine what constitutes a digital archive; will provide discussion of the theory of archives; will include a variety of perspectives (academic, library, industry) on the uses of e-resources; and will offer a case studies approach to understanding the field.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completiohn of this subject, students should have:
- enhanced knowledge of the topic or area of scholarship taught in the module; and
- an ability to reflect upon their own research work in relation to the content of the module; and
- enhanced engagement with leading-edge research in Arts today.
Last updated: 2 December 2019