The Mickey Mouse world of humanities scholarship

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    Abstract

    Looks at the contradiction between commercial needs and scholarship such as in the area of copyright. Proposes the need for a serious debate on what is required from an electronic environment for scholarship, then act to set about constructing it. In particular sees the need to consider how the minority subjects, languages and concerns which are the peculiar prerogative of the humanities are to be served by rather than dictated to by networks and how the products of small learned societies are to be made available wherever and whenever needed. Finally the academic community has to begin to look at how non-commercial products of scholarship are to be made available and preserved or the future.
    LanguageEnglish
    Number of pages140
    Publication statusPublished - 2000
    EventDigital Resources for the Humanities 1999 - London, UK
    Duration: 1 Sep 1999 → …

    Conference

    ConferenceDigital Resources for the Humanities 1999
    CityLondon, UK
    Period1/09/99 → …

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    Keywords

    • humanities
    • copyright
    • digital rights
    • libraries

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    Law, D. (2000). The Mickey Mouse world of humanities scholarship. Paper presented at Digital Resources for the Humanities 1999, London, UK, .
    Law, Derek. / The Mickey Mouse world of humanities scholarship. Paper presented at Digital Resources for the Humanities 1999, London, UK, .140 p.
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