Digital Humanities encompasses any humanistic inquiry facilitated by digital technologies. Digital humanists use tools for mapping, data visualization, text analysis, online exhibits, digital collections, storytelling, and more to interpret, analyze, and present research across all disciplines to a broad audience.
Digital Humanities work is characterized by collaborative approaches, public engagement, openness, and transparency. We value process and experimentation as well as scholarly outcomes.
In our liberal arts college context, we focus on undergraduate research. Musselman Library offers:
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In the summer of 2016, a cohort of 3 Gettysburg College students took part in the first Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship, a 10-week summer program designed to encourage creative undergraduate research.
Unlike other research fellowship opportunities, the Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship is programmatic, based on a curriculum designed to provide students a broad introduction to digital scholarship. Digital tools, project management, documentation, and the philosophy behind digital scholarship are equally emphasized. In the summer of 2018, our third cohort participated in the program.