Information Technology and Historians: The Australian Experience

Robin McLachlan

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This survey reviews uses made of information technology (IT) by historians in Australian universities in their professional work since the early 1980s. Included in the discussion are examples of IT applications in teaching, quantification research, oral and Aboriginal history, collaborative projects with major institutions, professional communication, and research publishing. General observations are also provided on the educational and cultural contexts within which Australian historians work.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)174-180
Number of pages7
JournalSocial Science Computer Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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