Digital Scholarship Initiatives
Welcome to the Digital Scholarship Initiatives Program.
Wellesley College Library and Technology Services is pleased to announce a new program designed to support the research and pedagogical work of the Wellesley College community as it intersects with the rapidly changing landscape of digital scholarship. The Digital Scholarship Initiatives program, or DSI, will bring new focus to the work already being done in this area, as well as create opportunities for exploring new and emerging projects, tools, and techniques.
|The Digital Scholarship Initiatives Program can assist with|
Digital Scholarship project planning and support [expand]
Whether you are interested in planning a single assignment using techniques and tools common to digital scholarship, or in developing a broader web-based research project, LTS staff can offer assistance with project planning and support. Start by exploring our Toolbox and Resources pages. You can always contact Jenifer Bartle, manager of digital scholarship initiatives, with questions or to help get you started.
|Seed grants for digitization [expand]
LTS is pleased to offer a limited number of seed grants for digitization of unique library-owned or personal research materials for use in faculty research and teaching. Please complete this Google form or contact Jenifer Bartle for further information.
|Support for open access publishing [expand]
In 2013, the Wellesley College faculty passed Open Access. Stay tuned for information about how to contribute faculty scholarship to the Institutional Repository under this policy and for information about other ways that LTS supports open access publishing.
|Support and advice about tools to create maps, timelines, exhibits, digital stories and more [expand]
Please see our Toolbox for ideas or to help you get started.
|Support in the use of specialized equipment and software [expand]
LTS offers a broad variety of specialized equipment to the College community to support the creation and display of digital content. Please see our equipment borrowing page for further information about circulating equipment, and our in-house equipment page for specialized non-circulating equipment.
|Expertise in the building and hosting of digital teaching and research collections [expand]
LTS staff can assist with all aspects of building and maintaining your collections of digital images for teaching and research. Please see our Digital Collection Services page for further information.
|Connections with regional and peer institution digital scholarship activities [expand]
|Cloud-based sandbox environments for testing open-source software [expand]
The DSI team will provide "sandbox" environments to allow you the chance to experiment with different types of open-source tools. If you have a tool in mind that you'd like to try out, please contact Jenifer Bartle.
|Further information about Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship [expand]
Please see our Resources page for further information.