The advancement in digitalization and computer technology has given innovative view to the cultural heritage sector. With the impact of globalization, it has become compulsory to increase access to cultural heritage, to ensure participation and to evaluate practices from an international perspective. All these developments contributed to the formation of a new field, approach, in the name of digital humanities. With the studies done in this area, it is possible to have knowledge and interaction with a cultural entity that exists today in any part of the world. While creating the department of this field in the world's leading universities, in Turkey this concept has not been yet known. Although in recent years, there has been an increase in the number of digitalization of cultural heritage by cultural memory institutions, studies carried out within the scope of digital humanities are scarce. Based on this problem, it is aimed to introduce the field by describing what the digital humanities is, what it expresses, its historical development and application areas in the context of the literature in this study. Also studies done in this field in Turkey are evaluated and approaches and practices about convergence with digital humanities and librarianships around the world has been mentioned.