Digital Scholarship at River Campus Libraries specializes in the creation of digital tools and resources; provides support for web-based scholarly initiatives; and partners with faculty on their digital research projects.
Tools and Methods
We support a range of digital tools and methods including GIS, RTI, 3D Modeling, Immersive Technologies, and more.
Sekuru's Stories is a digital public humanities project featuring the renowned Zimbabwean mbira player, oral historian, and ritual specialist Sekuru Tute Chigamba.
A collaborative mapping effort to further integrate the University’s tree collection into ArcGIS (Geographic Information Systems). A tree inventory database consists of information such as tree location, height, diameter, condition, and hazards. It can be leveraged to monitor trends, enhance maintenance flows, and engage the community.
Architectural Biometrics is an interdisciplinary project at the University of Rochester. In this project, we use lidar scanning along with computer vision and image processing technologies to address humanistic concerns in architectural
Sekuru’s Stories is a public digital humanities project featuring the renowned Zimbabwean mbira player, oral historian, and ritual specialist Sekuru Tute Chigamba. Bringing Sekuru Chigamba’s oral narratives, or nhoroondo, together with musical transcriptions,
Re-Envisioning Japan: Japan as Destination in 20th Century Visual and Material Culture (REJ) is an online critical archive of tourism, travel, and educational ephemera that documents changing images of Japan and its
When family documents are scattered in multiple repositories over many decades, it becomes a scholarly challenge to assess the scope of materials available and to create critical narratives which are complete and
In The Field (prototype) brings networking among social scientists into the 21st century. Our goal was to create and maintain an interactive website that will enable political scientists – and, ultimately, all
Created by students in the course “HIS142: Traditional China”, students created digital plaques (imagine an engraved “Golden Plaque” like the Pioneer Plaque that was launched into space by NASA in 1972), and
Virtual St. George’s will combine the historical precision of a community study across twelve generations (1612-1900) with 3D renderings of the townscape at various key years (1620, 1660, 1700, 1775, 1812, 1865)
The Seward Family Digital Archive draws on manuscripts, letters, and other materials housed in the William Henry Seward Papers, the largest and most frequently cited manuscript collection in Rare Books, Special Collections,