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Digital Scholarship @ UDel Library

Digital Scholarship at UDel Library provides services to researchers who need consultation with digital projects, provide project management for projects that involve technical support from the Library, and lead training and instruction in digital tools and methods. We invite faculty, students, and scholars interested in working on digital scholarship projects in their research or classrooms to meet with our staff to discuss possible collaboration.

Office Hours starting Spring 2018! Tuesdays 3 to 5 pm, Thursdays 10 am to 12 pm, and by appointment

Digital Scholarship Resources

There are a number of digital tools available that can be used for digital research projects. Below are just a few that the University of Delaware library staff have some expertise in. We welcome questions about tools and methods not included in this list as we may be able to connect scholars with appropriate resources. Email us if you have questions or would like to set up a consultation.

Data Visualization & Mapping

  • Tableau Public & Tableau Desktop: Tableau Public is free software that can allow anyone to connect to a spreadsheet or file and create interactive data visualizations for the web. Tableau Desktop enables you to save visualizations locally. Gallery of examples; Getting started with Tableau
  • Microsoft Excel charts: free introductory guides; excel chart types
  • PolicyMap: digital mapping tool that enables users to create maps and provides access to more than 37,000 indicators related to demographics, income/spending, housing, lending, quality of life, economy, education, health,  jobs, crime, and education. Data available through PolicyMap, demoaccess here
  • StoryMapsJS: open-source tool to help tell stories on the web that highlight the locations of a series of events. Example of StorymapsJSaccess here  
  • TimelineJS: open-source tool that allows publishers to quickly and easily create interactive, media-rich timelines using nothing more than a Google Spreadsheet. examples of TimelineJS access here
  • ArcGIS Online: 

Web Publishing 

Data Cleaning & Exploration

For a growing list of digital scholarship resources, visit our growing zotero library.

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