Review of Julie Thomson Klein, Interdisciplining Digital Humanities: Boundary Work in an Emerging Field

“The best way to test scholarship is to remove paywalls and put up one’s academic work online. Plagiarists and snobs will scoff at these suggestions. Hence Julie Thompson Klein had to write A Culture of Recognition (144–51). The histrionics regarding the value of web scholarship she documents at the Modern Language Association and the Council of the American Historical Association are worth noting. Thompson Klein’s book is the single most important book on the subject of web scholarship available now and should complement the MLA Handbook….”