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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.
  • Digital Mappa
    An open-source digital humanities platform for open-access workspaces, projects and publications. Directed by Martin Foys.
  • Media History Digital Library
    A free online resource, featuring millions of pages of books and magazines from the histories of film, broadcasting, and recorded sound. Led by Eric Hoyt and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.
  • 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 Studies
    Offers an interdisciplinary Digital Studies Certificate open to all undergraduates at UW-Madison.
  • 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
    Research Data Services (RDS) is an interdisciplinary organization committed to advancing research data management practice on the UW-Madison campus. They focus on providing researchers with the tools and resources that support their efforts to store, analyze and share data.
  • 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.
  • Data Science Hub

    The Data Science Hub in the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery collaborates closely with the Data Science Institute to provide data science training and implement data science into research practices across campus. The Data Science Hub offers consultations, community events and co-sponsored seminars, and regular trainings (including Carpentries workshops) around fundamental data science and computational skills. 


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.