¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 In her recent column in The Chronicle of Higher Education, “Hot Type: No Reviews of Digital Scholarship = No Respect,” Jennifer Howard discusses the value of scholarly reviewing for online resources — and the fact that traditional humanities journals have largely neglected this critical professional role in relation to digital scholarship. These reviews represents a small step in the right direction for Shakespeare studies, in this regard, assessing online editions and prominent Shakespeare resources on the web.
¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Reviews present one critic or viewer’s response to a performance or resource, conveying a sense of how it works and what is interesting about it, at a given moment in time. In a forum such as this, responses to reviews can be useful when they present additional information into how others have experienced the performance or web resource under discussion. Responses can also be helpful from commentators who did not see the production under review (or have not used a specific resource) but who seek clarification, or who can offer points of comparison or insight into relevant contexts.