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Robert Englebert discusses his research on the 18th century fur trade and socio-economic history, and identifies ways technology can drive analysis, "opening new questions and ways of examining the past."
Source: Robert Englebert, "Colonial History in the Age of Digital Humanities," Borealia, January 12, 2016, http://earlycanadianhistory.ca/2016/01/12/colonial-history-in-the-age-of-digital-humanities/
The scholarly database JSTOR, recognizing its role as a starting point for research, sees major growth in its ebook program.
Source: Carl Strausheim, "Journal (and Book) Storage," Inside Higher Ed, January 18, 2016, https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/01/18/scholarly-database-jstor-sees-growth-ebooks...
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