. we have yet to realize the promise of our digital libraries, beyond convenience of
access and the raw power of aggregation.The existence of these libraries, then, poses a challenge: how do we
use the digital library to ask new questions and answer old ones?Meeting that challenge will—increasingly,
over the next generation—involve not only access to the materials of the humanities
and social sciences
in digital form, but also the use of tools that turn that access into insight.