Digital Transformation of Research Processes in the Humanities

  • Ernesto William De LucaEmail author
  • Riem Spielhaus
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1057)


This paper presents the transdisciplinary work on digital tools in the field of textual analysis. The availability of digitized or digital born textual sources provides opportunities for automatized analyses and new forms of support for researchers by information technology. However, this can only be successful under the condition that humanists and other researchers who want to use digital tools for their analyses and tool developers enter in a thorough reflection on the processes involved in textual analysis in order to provide detailed descriptions of each step in the research.


Research process Digital transformation Digital Curation Digital Humanities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook ResearchBrunswickGermany
  2. 2.Università degli Studi Guglielmo MarconiRomeItaly
  3. 3.Georg-August-Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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