The Digital Scholarship Lab 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.


Digital Scholar
“Digital Scholar” is a hosted web platform powered by Reclaim Hosting that facilitates quick and easy deployment of digital scholarship projects. Applications available include WordPress, Scalar, Omeka, mediawiki, and Drupal, to name a few.
RCL on Git
Access plugins and other code developed by the Digital Scholarship Lab and River Campus Libraries on our GitHub repository.

Lab Notes


Identifying What You See

One of the most interesting parts of working in digitization at a large institution is the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of materials from different eras. My day to day
By : LisaWright | Oct 5, 2018

Tokkan Kozo

The Digital Scholarship Lab’s Josh Romphf and Clara Auclair collaborated with Modern Languages and Cultures Professor Joanne Bernardi, The George Eastman Museum, and the Toy Film Museum (Kyoto, Japan) to create a
By : joshr | Aug 23, 2018

Hunt-Lenox Globe in 3D

The Digital Scholarship Lab collaborated with the Lazarus Project to produce a 3D model of the New York Public Library’s Hunt-Lenox Globe, which dates from ca. 1510. Considering the size of the
By : joshr | Aug 23, 2018

Digital Pedagogy Workshop

Digital Pedagogy On August 9th and 10th, Stu Jordan (Faculty Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) and Emily Sherwood (Director, Digital Scholarship Lab) co-facilitated the Digital Pedagogy Workshop aimed at
By : Emily Sherwood | Aug 13, 2018

Medieval and Early Modern Seals Under a New Light

The Digitization Lab discusses the use of Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) to reveal details in seals from medieval and early modern manuscripts housed in RBSCP.
By : LisaWright | Jul 20, 2018

Public Art & Omeka

This past spring, Kim Hoffman & I were invited by the Memorial Art Gallery to lead a workshop on teaching with Omeka in high schools. In the months leading up to this
By : Joe Easterly | Jul 12, 2018

RCL Mini-Digital Scholarship Institute

ARL DSI The past few years, members of the Digital Scholarship Lab have helped teach classes at the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Digital Scholarship Institute. The institute aims to introduce library
By : Emily Sherwood | Jun 5, 2018

Upgrading the Digitization Lab

In May 2017, to meet the demands for modern digital preservation standards, the River Campus Libraries and the Digital Scholarship Lab invested in a new digitization system. The University, advised by Lisa Wright, Digitization Specialist, and
By : Clara Auclair | May 15, 2018

Today On the Print Bed in the DSL

Today on our Cube printer, we are making a 3D print of the statue of Minerva located in the Great Hall of Rush Rhees Library. The print was generated from a 3D
By : LisaWright | Jan 22, 2016