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Lunenfeld, Peter, Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Todd Presner, and Jeffrey Schnapp. Digital_Humanities. (MIT Press, 2012)

This MIT Press book is available as an open access PDF on the press’s website. It contains an essay, "How to Evaluate Digital Scholarship," which outlines guidelines for assessing works of digital scholarship for promotion and tenure. The section of the book is aimed at deans, chairs, and others who need guidelines for assessing digital works for hiring and promotion. The authors intend the text to inform institution-wide however, the recommendations are a guide and not specific to any single discipline or subject area. The book provides an overview of the development of digital humanities in four chapters, and takes the reader from a bdiscussion and definition of the field to an overview of the methods and types of digital humanities research to the role of the digital humanities in society. The authors provide A Short Guide to the Digital_Humanities, also an open-access PDF, which contains a discussion of how to evaluate digital scholarship. See also a review of the full volume by Dene Grigar, Director and Associate Professor, Digital Technology and Culture Program, Washington State University Vancouver, in Leonardo Reviews.

Gold, Matthew, ed. Debates in the Digital Humanities, online edition. (University of Minnesota Press, 2012.

The University of Minnesota Press first published this extensive overview of the digital humanities field in 2012. Edited by Matthew Gold and extending to over 500 pages, the print (and now online version) of this collection of essays contains five chapters to define, describe and critique the digital humanities. Each essay has endnotes and a bibliography; there is no index.

Journal of Digital Humanities
Michael Dear, Jim Ketchum, Sarah Luria and Doublas Richardson, GeoHumanities
Art, history, text at the edge of place (London: Routledge, 2011)
Visual Resources 29, nos. 1-2 (March-June 2013)
Special Issue on Digital Art History
Journal of Society of Architectural Historians
Weller, Martin. (London, Bloomsbury Academic, 2011)
The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice
National Research Council of the National Academies
Preparing the Workforce for Digital Curation, (pdf)