Digital Humanities

  • Digital Humanities Hub – Digital Humanities Spaces and Services

    The University Libraries is partnering with the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and the Provost’s Office to renovate a significant area of Newman library’s first floor to support digital humanities teaching, learning, and research by faculty and students. Renovations are due to begin early in 2017, with a launch of the Digital Humanities Read more about Digital Humanities Hub – Digital Humanities Spaces and Services[…]

  • VPI in WWI - Samuel Davies Bedinger

    VPI in World War One

    The VPI in World War One Project, a collaboration between the History Department and University Libraries, is an online project and database dedicated to the lives of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (today called Virginia Tech) alumni who served in the First World War. This project will gather information about VPI men who served in the war, Read more about VPI in World War One[…]

  • Montgomery County Memory

    Montgomery County Memory

    Old photographs, letters, diaries, books, family quilts, knickknacks, and children’s toys passed down through generations may seem like everyday objects packed away in attics or basements. In truth, such items are historical artifacts not only of the families they come from, but also of the communities they represent. The Montgomery County Memory Project: People, Places, and Read more about Montgomery County Memory[…]

  • Implementing GeoBlacklight

    Given the variety of geospatial data needs and geospatial storage solutions on campus, a GIS-data focused library team proposed initial research into and implementation of GeoBlacklight, a discovery interface that could support discovery of geospatial datasets across Virginia Tech. GeoBlacklight incorporates geospatial discovery components that aren’t found in normal repository interfaces.  GeoBlacklight goes beyond commonly-used geoportals Read more about Implementing GeoBlacklight[…]