Sarah Melton

How do you Define DH?

It’s a hydra–one could define DH as using digital tools and methods for humanities research, as taking the digital as object of study, as the study of networks and communication. Often with an emphasis on building, making, doing.


Emory University


PhD Candidate in the Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts, Digital Projects Coordinator at the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. I’m also the community and advocacy coordinator for the Open Access Button ( and a community representative for the Digital Public Library of America (