“In addition to plotting related instances of digital media scholarship and creation, the Guide unpacks digital media, itself as a territory in which coordinates are enmeshed in humanities and social sciences research.”
Ryan, Marie-Laure, Lori Emerson, and Benjamin J. Robertson, eds. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2014. Print.
Current scholarly activity in digital media reflects a convergence of cultural and political critique with technological investigation, engagement, and practice, and the challenge to creating any guide or introduction to digital media that it risks codifying — and thereby diminishing — the diversity of approaches, methodologies, and theoretical approaches to be found.