Humanities Literatures and Their Users

Authored by: Stephen E. Wiberley

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
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This entry discusses definition of the humanities, reviews briefly the history of study of uses of information in the humanities, presents the characteristics of different types of literature used in humanistic scholarship in various fields, outlines how scholars identify and access different types of literature, and discusses the use of digital information by humanities scholars.

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