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Digital Tools and Scholarship

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Enhance your research and teaching with digital scholarship techniques like text mining, digital mapping, and data visualization. The Library gives you access to the productivity, creative, and subject-specific software you’ll need, and the expertise to help you use it all effectively.

  • The Library’s digital scholarship services allow faculty to leverage digital technology to ask new research questions. Email our Digital Scholarship Librarians for assistance with topics such as text mining, data management and visualization, and digital project planning.
  • The Gelardin New Media Center offers video, audio, photography, and other multimedia equipment and facilities. Gelardin staff provide regular workshops and one-on-one consultations. As a partner with the Center for Designs in Learning and Scholarship, it can help you plan and implement digital media projects into your classes.
  • DigitalGeorgetown, the Library’s institutional repository, allows faculty to archive and preserve their research. It is also a portal for digitized special collections and other unique library holdings.
  • Find productivity, creative, and subject-specific software in the library. Many programs installed on Library lab computers are also available for download and installation on personal computers; visit the Georgetown University Webstore to browse the full list of software available for free for Georgetown students, faculty, and staff. We have also identified a list of Recommended Software for Instructional Continuity, available for free or at low cost on a trial basis.
  • Turn ideas into real-world objects in our Maker Hub, which offers design and workshop space and a host of advanced fabrication equipment.