By Naomi Penfold, Nikoleta Glynatsi, Yo Yehudi, James Baker, Steve Crouch
This post is part of the Collaborations Workshops 2018 speed blogging series.
By James Baker, Lecturer in Digital History and Archives, University of Sussex, and Software Sustainability Institute Fellow
By James Baker, Curator, Digital Research, British Library @j_w_baker
There are complex challenges in the humanities around software sustainability. For if it is true that humanists rely on software to do research, and increasingly software developed by their community, many if not most do not value the use of software and their nascent systems of credit for good software development and reuse are fragile. And so if the humanities are to make the best of the vast and growing digitised and born-digital corpora held by research libraries, key stakeholders in the field must ascribe…