publication . Article . 2012

Has the Historian's craft gone digital? Some observations from France

Heimburger, Franziska; Ruiz, Émilien;
  • Published: 01 Jun 2012
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
International audience; Since the end of the 1980s the historiographical context has changed considerably. Over the course of the last ten years, we have reached the “digital age” and computers as well as resources available via the Internet have become indispensable tools for all researchers. Be it for the stage of documentation or for actual writing, we are now living and working in a context where historians can no longer completely refuse all IT tools. As long as there are no solid, durable, large-scale training efforts to equip all historians with the skills to use the new and old IT tools, their potential is necessarily limited. While there have been studi...
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