Getting Started in DH

On Campus Resources for Digital Humanities Work

Digital Scholarship Commons
Located in David Kirk Media Center, McHenry Library, Ground Floor


This new space is equipped with workstations that enable mapping, 3D modeling, digitization, statistical analysis, digital exhibit building, text analysis, and big data visualization. Learn more about the software available on new workstations >

The Digital Commons supports scholarly and academic activities conducted or enhanced through the use of digital technology by:

  • Providing technology, infrastructure, and tools that support digital scholarly activity
  • Incubating new digital projects with community members
  • Serving as a hub for digital activity to connect researchers, instructors, and students with available services on campus
  • Hosting events and workshops that invite and showcase new modes of scholarly production in a broad range of fields
  • Engaging in research and development work on tools and technologies that support our projects and contribute to the broader understanding of digital scholarship and scholarly communication
  • Learn more about our services >

Digital Commons Open Consultation Hours

The Digital Commons in McHenry Library will be staffed for DROP-IN HOURS on Tuesdays, 2 – 4 pm. Bring your project ideas and research questions.

Center for Integrative Spatial Research | ISB 450

CISR is focused on integrating state-of-of-the-art spatial technology and methods (geographic information systems, global positioning systems, remote sensing, spatial modeling/statistics) with pressing interdisciplinary research and fostering cross-domain cooperation in the application of these tools.

CISR manages both a research and teaching facility specializing in state-of-the-art spatial technology, software applications, and data. The Center also includes hardware and software for image processing and geospatial analysis, as well as a wide array of ancillary and supporting equipment.

Center for Statistical Analysis in the Social Sciences | First floor of Social Sciences 2

CSASS provides statistical and methodological support to the research missions of all departments within the Division of Social Sciences by providing free statistical consulting and quantitative training workshops.

Data Science Initiative

A new Center of Excellence in Data Science Research will develop new foundational research in data-driven discovery and decision making and provide a forum for researchers in industry and academia to exchange ideas and develop practical solutions to data science challenges.

ITS: Support and Services

Resources for using technology on campus. Look here for Instructional and Research Support services. You can also find Best Practices for Accessibility, Fair Use, and IRB.

Scholarship in the field of Digital Humanities:

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