About

The UC Davis Library’s Digital Scholarship serves as a laboratory for investigating, understanding, and applying digital methods. In addition, the program provides a variety of services to the extended campus community. Below representative list of the services and activities of the Digital Scholarship Program:

Scholarhip Goes Digital

Project Design and Implementation

Have an idea for a digital project but don’t know how to get started? We offer a range of services to help. Bring us your idea and we’ll help bring it to fruition. No prior technology experience or knowledge required.

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Text Mining and Analysis

The internet provides free access to a large and growing collection of texts. The Digital Scholarship Lab can help you identify relevant libraries, and mine and analyze them using state of the art methods and tools.

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Data Design and Sustainability

Data lies at the heart of the digital revolution and increasingly stands as a primary research output. The Digital Scholarship Lab can help you deisgn and implement a sustainable data storage strategy for all your research data.

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Data Analysis and Visualization

Data analysis and presentation lie at the heart of Digital Scholarship. The Shields Library Digital Scholarship Lab can help you analyze and visualize your data to advance your research activities, and for publication and presentation.

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Instructional Support

Interested in adding a digital component to your course curriculum or facilitating digital work by your students? The Digital Scholarship Lab will work directly with you and your students to design, implement, and evaluate digital coursework.

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Digital Methods Research

Members of the Digital Scholars Lab are engaged in various independent digital research projects in areas such as: content based image recognition for early printed materials; improving author attribution data mining; utilizing digital methods to track early modern print; data design and implementation, and investigating new methods for digital archiving.