Digital Scholarship Services
Digital Scholarship Services facilitates learning, teaching, research, and creation through digital means, and builds community around digital scholarship endeavors.
Upcoming Instruction and Events
We provide instruction and support for students and faculty in developing and creating digital scholarship. Some of our services include:
Advising on best practices for production, development, and creation of digital projects
Support for formatting your thesis or dissertation
Customized and general instruction on supported digital scholarship tools
Podcast recording, editing, and distribution/publishing
We provide support for a variety of digital scholarship tools.
GIS (Mapping Tools)
Create interactive maps and other geographic visualizations.
Design and Layout Tools
Use the full range of Adobe tools (Premiere, Photoshop, InDesign, Audition, Illustrator, Dreamweaver) to do print and online design, formatting, and editing.
Audio and Video Editing
Make professional sounding podcasts, voicetracks, video presentations and streaming content.
Bring your cleaned and prepped dataset to learn how to make effective graphs, charts and other visualizations
Explore open source resources for text mining projects such as sentiment analysis, concordances, topical analysis
Lower Level Lab
Located in the basement of the University Library, the Lower Level Lab offers spaces, places, and workstations to explore, study, and create. The Lab is available for use during most library operating hours.
The Lab features:
Apple Workstations 14 iMac terminals running Mojave OS support digital image editing, web applications, audio and video editing, and more
Microsoft Workstations 18 terminals running Windows 10 are loaded with tools for digital image editing, web applications, audio and video editing, and more
Accessibility Workstation This workstation runs Windows and offers specialized software to enable reading and writing through non-text based means, including:
- Kurzweil 1000: converts print or electronic text to audio in a variety of voices
- Dragon Naturally Speaking: speech recognition and voice-to-text software
- JAWS: screen reader with text to speech or braille outputs
Use the Studio for rehearsing presentations and thesis defenses, recording interviews, and podcasting.
Check out some recent digital scholarship projects created on campus.