Can This Tool Actually Help Me? Undergraduates, Digital Humanities, and Information Literacy

students looking at laptop screen. one points something out on the screen

DH researchers have a wealth of tools at their fingertips (if they know how to use them; learning those tools takes a lot of time and brain power). However, we must know how to use those tools to get what we want or solve a problem. And sometimes, that’s harder than you may think.

So how do we decide what tools would best meet our needs? How do we sort through the options?