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Digital Humanities : Resources on Campus

A resource guide for learning about tools, practices, and projects in the field of digital humanities.

DH Resources at University of Wisconsin-Madison

A number of resources at University of Wisconsin-Madison can provide you with tools and support for your digital humanities project.

Centers and Programs at UW

  • Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture (CHPDC)
    Annual colloquium series and lecture, biennial conference, and support for interdisciplinary research on print and digital culture history.
  • Center for the Humanities
    Lectures, panels, workshops, seminars, a post-doctoral fellowship, a graduate certificate and graduate fellowships in Public Humanities, and a Computational Humanities lab.
  • DesignLab
    A digital media design consultancy service for students at UW-Madison, located in College Library, that offers one-on-one and small group consultations to help students work effectively in digital media.
  • Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI)
    An emergent network of faculty, students, librarians, and technologists, connecting activities across programs and units, and committed to enhancing the use of IT and new media in research and teaching at UW-Madison.
  • Digital Studies
    Offers an interdisciplinary Digital Studies Certificate open to all undergraduates at UW-Madison.
  • Games+Learning+Society (GLS)
    A group within Wisconsin Institute for Discovery that develops and researches educational video games. Offerings include academic courses and an annual conference.
  • Humanities Hackathon
    An ongoing collaboration between the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) and the Center for the Humanities, offering regular "hack" events designed to bring computational techniques to humanities scholarship, during which participants can learn software, share ideas, and create.
  • Humanities Research Bridge
    A research community and suite of services and space for digital research, workshops, consultations, and collaborations.
  • Living Environments Laboratory
    Both a facility and a multidisciplinary group of scholars focused on applying 3D design, visualization, and virtual reality environments to education, research, and creative expression. Located at Wisconsin Institute for Discovery.
    A full library of self-study software tutorials available 24/7 to UW students, faculty, staff, and researchers.
  • MERIT (Media, Education Resources, & Information Technology)
    Provides a range of technology expertise, instructional design, multimedia and web development, and library resources to the UW-Madison School of Education and beyond.
    Institutional repository, designed to gather, distribute, and preserve digital materials related to the University of Wisconsin's research and instructional mission. UW librarians can help with set-up, describing content, providing rights and permission advice, and assisting with batch imports and file format issues.
  • Research Data Services
    Digital curation expertise provided by a group of researchers, librarians, IT staff, and graduate students, affiliated with the School of Library & Information Studies. Services include consultation support for data management, technology training and education, referrals, and a campus mailing list.
  • Student Technology Training
    Offers free technology training and project support for UW-Madison students, with regular classes, custom workshops, and one-on-one consultation appointments. Also works with instructors to provide custom workshops for students.


Subject Headings

Archival materials--Digitization.

Communication and technology.

COMPUTERS / Social Aspects / General.

Data editing.

Document markup languages.

Electronic publishing.

History--Computer-assisted technology.

History--Study and teaching--Technological innovations.

Humanities--Computer network resources.

Humanities--Data processing.

Humanities--Digital libraries

Humanities--Electronic information resources.

Humanities--Information technology.

Hypertext systems.

Learning and scholarship--Technological innovations

Literature--Research--Data processing

Literature and the Internet.

Library materials--Digitization. 


Scholarly electronic publishing.

Social sciences--Information technology.

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies.