centerNet is an international network of digital humanities centers formed for cooperative and collaborative action to benefit digital humanities and allied fields in general, and centers as humanities cyberinfrastructure in particular. Since its inception in April 2007, centerNet has added over 200 members from about 100 centers in 19 countries.
I want to ask the related questions of where we are and where we are headed in the digital humanities. Since I am an historian, I approach these questions by asking where we have been and how we got here. Digital Humanities 1.0 was the use of information technology and computing to produce forms of
The Internet Archive was founded eleven years ago by Brewster Kahle to build the world's first 'Internet Library.' Since 1996, the Archive has been collecting bi-monthly snapshots of the World Wide Web--the entire Web--resulting in a cumulative collection of approximately 100 billion Web pages. This cumulative historical record can be browsed and viewed using the
"The degree to which American society has embraced and absorbed computer technologies is astonishing. The degree to which the changes provoked by computers leave prevailing inequalities is troubling." --Special Issue, "From Hard Drive to Software: Gender, Computers, and Difference," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (August 1990--yes, you read the date correctly). In