Literasi Digital: Upaya Meningkatkan Pemahaman Digital Humanities


  • Muhammad Dewa Satria Wijaksana Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang
  • Herlina Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang



digital humanities, digital literacy, information technology


Digital humanities is a form of collaboration between humanities and information technology to assist in presenting digital products, this can provide changes to the user experience, namely changes and reflections on traditional practices switching to utilizing information technology. Digital literacy plays a role in improving the ability to use information technology so that the digitization process runs well. The main challenge in this study is the effort to define digital humanities itself. It becomes very complex when it is common to forget what the humanities are before it goes digital. By introducing an understanding of digital humanities, it simply describes the "digital computer" as well as the themes that define and map digital humanities. That way, the interdisciplinarity between information technology and humanities into the understanding of digital humanities. Therefore, digital literacy is expected to increase understanding of digital humanities. In research using literature study research methods, namely by collecting several references related to digital literacy and digital humanities in the form of books, articles, research results and scientific publications relevant to this research. Based on the results of research and discussion, it can be concluded that the understanding of digital humanities is still low, efforts to increase understanding of digital humanities can be done with digital literacy skills. Digital literacy can make it easier to recognize and understand digital humanities in terms of information technology and how to use technology to present humanities issues in digital form.