Connecting Scholarly Communities and Networked Resources: The Arts and Humanities Data Service and the Urgency of Collaborative Endeavor


The growing use of computers made by humanities scholars in their research and teaching throws up a series of related problems. Digital information must be created and described according to relevant standards, systematically collected and preserved, and distributed to the wider community with an appropriate level of user-support. A further challenge ensues from the Internet's extension and the prospects it offers for bringing innumerable resources directly to humanities scholars. Reaping the benefits of such largesse requires a degree of coordination amongst resource providers which has hitherto proved elusive.

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