“The MLA Executive Council has recently approved a revision of the association’s guidelines for evaluating digital scholarship. Guidelines for Evaluating Work in Digital Humanities and Digital Media, composed by the Committee on Information Technology, addresses the changes in scholarly communication and the digital humanities in the nearly twelve years since the original guidelines were introduced.”
Want to learn more about this important topic? See what others are saying? Here are a few additional resources to get you started:
- From Inside Higher Ed: Getting (Digital) Respect
- From Chronicle of Higher Education: MLA Urges Evaluators to ‘Give Full Regard’ to Digital Work
- From ProfHacker: The Challenges of Digital Scholarship
- From Planned Obsolescence: Networking the Field
And, of course, we would love to hear thoughts from the Penn State community in the comments below!