Digital Humanities

Developing tools and methods to digitize artifacts such as art and letters, innovate ways for the public to experience these, and discover new knowledge - with particular expertise in collections related to human rights and cultural legacies.

Research Projects

DAM-Developing a Digital Asset Management System for the Archival Holdings of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Marciano
Funder: USDOI National Park Service
Research Areas: Computational Archival Science > Digital Humanities > Information Justice, Human Rights, and Technology Ethics
Creating a cutting-edge Digital Asset Management System with the National Park Service (NPS) to preserve and manage the digital assets of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site.
Community-centered Strategies for Sustaining Digital Humanities Scholarship
Principal Investigator(s): Katrina Fenlon
Funder: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Other
Research Areas: Digital Humanities
Identifying strategies that digital humanities research communities may use to contribute to and increase the sustainability of their own digital resources and collections.
Developing a Digital Asset Management System for the Archival Holdings of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Marciano
Funder: USDOI National Park Service
Research Areas: Computational Archival Science > Digital Humanities > Information Justice, Human Rights, and Technology Ethics
Creating a cutting-edge Digital Asset Management System with the National Park Service (NPS) to preserve and manage the digital assets of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site.

Recent News

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The Search for Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge

How Jewish ethics and law can be applied to new technological discoveries of the online environment, the arts, and more.
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Jewish American Heritage at UMD

This month, UMD recognizes the impact of Jewish Americans at the University and beyond. Here the iSchool compiles a list of resources, events, an …
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iSchool Faculty and Staff Join Global Team to Launch New Publication

"Including Disability" offers innovative approaches to eliminating systemic barriers and gives voice to disabled people.