Digital Scholarship

Supporting and empowering faculty scholarship through digital tools, methods, publication, and preservation

Digital scholarship is the use of digital evidence, methods of inquiry, research, publication, and preservation to achieve scholarly and research goals. Digital scholarship can encompass both scholarly communication using digital media and research on digital media.*

Digital Scholarship in Action

  • Toward a Critically Engaged Digital Practice

    In September 2018, the American Quarterly published a special issue, Toward a Critically Engaged Digital Practice: American Studies and the Digital Humanities. The issue features a wide range of DH projects, topics, and methods, including articles on digital mapping and DH pedagogy, a digital projects section featuring written summaries of active digital projects and links to the full […]

  • Digital Scholarship along the Research Pathway

    How do digital tools and methods enhance or change research methods? How can born-digital items be created to ensure future use? What are the best ways to document the process and progress of a collaborative digital project? ZSR’s Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communications team can assist in addressing such questions that typically come up in […]

  • DH@Wake Summer Institute

    In May and August, the Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication team hosted the inaugural DH@Wake Summer Institute, a weeklong digital humanities workshop for Wake Forest University faculty. Faculty from departments ranging from foreign languages to anthropology to history explored digital humanities tools and methods for research with librarians who support digitally inflected scholarship. Daily topics […]

  • DH@Wake, August Edition!

    ZSR Library is hosting its second DH@Wake Summer Institute this week, August 6-10, 2018. Participants will explore digital humanities tools and methods for research, working with ZSR librarians who support digitally-inflected scholarship at Wake Forest. We are excited to welcome our second faculty cohort and to hear more about their digital projects! Faculty Cohort Michaelle […]

For news, projects, and more, visit the Digital Scholarship blog.

* Rumsey, Abby (July 2011). “New-Model Scholarly Communication: Road Map for Change” (PDF). Scholarly Communication Institute 9. University of Virginia Library.