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About DigitalGeorgetown

DigitalGeorgetown is a showcase of Georgetown University’s diverse digital collections. Visitors will find materials ranging from digitized unique materials from specialized collections, to the scholarly endeavors of Georgetown University’s faculty members and students. DigitalGeorgetown brings together this scholarly output from institutes, centers, publishers, and roundtables across all Georgetown’s campuses, with the goal of providing access to this material and preserving it. It includes working papers; journal articles; digitized archival materials and rare books; technology enhanced learning materials; audio and video resources; extensive citation and image databases; and much more.

DigitalGeorgetown is administered by the Georgetown University Library. Librarians work with faculty members and the directors of institutes and centers to gather, describe and upload scholarly materials.

DigitalGeorgetown is powered by DSpace open-source repository software.


Lauinger Library

Georgetown University adopts varying methods to design and test new modes of teaching and learning and to prepare our students for life experiences. DigitalGeorgetown offers a set of services that can be used for trans- and inter-disciplinary collaborations, providing a record of scholarly contributions by (especially) faculty and students. It serves as a platform for students and faculty to publish their scholarly works for open access and dissemination, and offers creative ways to link to global research. DigitalGeorgetown offers a model and services for students and faculty — not only to create to learn, but also to learn to create.

- Artemis Kirk, University Librarian

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I was very happy to study the documents from the "Robert Cook-Deegan Human Genome Project Archive" at the Bioethics Research Library. The collection includes important correspondence with researchers in Japan as well as original pamphlets/documents in Japanese. These documents were invaluable to my research on human genome initiative in Japan. A special thank you to Martina and Nat, BRL Librarians who were extremely helpful in locating and preparing the documents.

-Rihito Kimura, Faculty Affiliate, Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Library of Congress reading room

Here at the Law Library of Congress reference desk, we often receive questions from patrons about accessing copies of early legal dictionaries. Although there are a few commercial databases that offer digitized version of a few early titles, this freely-available collection provided by Georgetown’s law library should prove to be a valuable contribution to legal scholars, academics, and practitioners.

- "In Custodia Legis" Blog, Library of Congress

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One of the strategic goals of the Initiative on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ITEL) is to make reusable digital content available to the entire Georgetown community. CNDLS is happy to partner with Lauinger Library and Digital Georgetown to house the growing collection of videos, documents, and online learning modules generated through ITEL projects. We are excited to offer our entire community this resource, through which anyone can discover, examine, and evaluate many of the innovative materials that have shaped much of ITEL.

- Edward Maloney, Executive Director CNDLS



Data provided by Digital Georgetown Steering Committee

Photos courtesy of Georgetown University, Digital Georgetown, and affiliated websites

Thomas Jefferson Building Main Reading Room photograph courtesy of Library of Congress