A detail of the PictureIt Rare Book Reader being used with The Birds of America.
Digital Scholarship Support in the Library
U-M faculty and students engaged in scholarship in digital environments, including digital humanities, will find a variety of support services and opportunities for collaboration within the library. If you’re new to digital scholarship or digital humanities, review our introductory guide for resources and examples.
To reach a librarian or schedule a consultation for your project, contact a librarian in your discipline.
You can visit the following centers in the library to get training, schedule consultations, or use tools and resources. We also provide additional resources, just Ask a Librarian.
- Get help editing images, using OCR software, setting up blogs, online exhibits, or web publishing at the Knowledge Navigation Center.
Find maps and mapping software at the Clark Library.
Use production studios including 3-D visualization at the Digital Media Commons.
Get help with data management and visualization at the Clark Library.
Library Collaborations in Digital Scholarship
Librarians and library staff often partner with faculty and students to conduct research and develop projects, tools, or provide access to content for scholarship in digital environments. Some examples include:
PictureIt: Epistles of St. Paul , view papyrus on mobile platforms, Digital Media Commons 3D Lab
Mapping Motor City’s Cinemas (login to view), mapping cinemas and developing a historical database, film studies and spatial and numeric data librarians, Clark Library
Using the Digital to Read Literary Texts in Context, using digital tools to reanalyze the social context of historical texts, English language and literature librarian, Clark Library