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Faircite: Towards a Fairer Practice of Citation and Credit in the Humanities

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Faircite : Towards a Fairer Practice of Citation and Credit in the Humanities. / Crymble, Adam; Flanders, Julia.

In: Digital Humanities Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2013.

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title = "Faircite: Towards a Fairer Practice of Citation and Credit in the Humanities",
abstract = "Within the digital humanities, there are many approaches to citation. Every discipline handles citation and authorship differently, and within the digital humanities there are wide divergences of practice in the ways that credit is assigned and made visible. However, there is also broad agreement that citation practices need scrutiny and perhaps rethinking. The issue arises with particular force when we consider how to cite digital humanities projects and tools. Standard citation practices do not provide good precedents for making visible the contributions of project personnel in these highly collaborative efforts. There has been significant informal discussion and debate in recent years concerning appropriate ways to credit this work, but no consensus has been reached. FairCite (http://faircite.wordpress.com) was founded to promote this discussion and encourage it towards practical, public outcomes.",
keywords = "citation, career progression, collaboration, digital humanities",
author = "Adam Crymble and Julia Flanders",
note = "This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License CC BY-NC-ND",
year = "2013",
language = "English",
volume = "7",
journal = "Digital Humanities Quarterly",
issn = "1938-4122",
publisher = "Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations",
number = "2",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Faircite

T2 - Towards a Fairer Practice of Citation and Credit in the Humanities

AU - Crymble, Adam

AU - Flanders, Julia

N1 - This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License CC BY-NC-ND

PY - 2013

Y1 - 2013

N2 - Within the digital humanities, there are many approaches to citation. Every discipline handles citation and authorship differently, and within the digital humanities there are wide divergences of practice in the ways that credit is assigned and made visible. However, there is also broad agreement that citation practices need scrutiny and perhaps rethinking. The issue arises with particular force when we consider how to cite digital humanities projects and tools. Standard citation practices do not provide good precedents for making visible the contributions of project personnel in these highly collaborative efforts. There has been significant informal discussion and debate in recent years concerning appropriate ways to credit this work, but no consensus has been reached. FairCite (http://faircite.wordpress.com) was founded to promote this discussion and encourage it towards practical, public outcomes.

AB - Within the digital humanities, there are many approaches to citation. Every discipline handles citation and authorship differently, and within the digital humanities there are wide divergences of practice in the ways that credit is assigned and made visible. However, there is also broad agreement that citation practices need scrutiny and perhaps rethinking. The issue arises with particular force when we consider how to cite digital humanities projects and tools. Standard citation practices do not provide good precedents for making visible the contributions of project personnel in these highly collaborative efforts. There has been significant informal discussion and debate in recent years concerning appropriate ways to credit this work, but no consensus has been reached. FairCite (http://faircite.wordpress.com) was founded to promote this discussion and encourage it towards practical, public outcomes.

KW - citation

KW - career progression

KW - collaboration

KW - digital humanities

M3 - Editorial

VL - 7

JO - Digital Humanities Quarterly

JF - Digital Humanities Quarterly

SN - 1938-4122

IS - 2

ER -